The Vision Splendid Outback film festival is back with 2022 set to be bigger and brighter than ever before.
Explore beyond the beaches this winter and venture to Australia’s Hollywood of the Outback as the 9th annual Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival returns to Winton, Outback Queensland from 24 June – 2 July 2022.
Uniting the dreamers, explorers, filmmakers and seekers, this landmark event will host an immersive nine-day program with screenings under the stars in Winton’s 104-year-old Royal Open Air Cinema.
With prestigious Chauvel Award recipient and proud Goa, Gunggari, Wakka Wakka Murri woman, Leah Purcell, appointed as Patron, this year’s festival will place emphasis on honouring the traditional custodians of the lands and seas on which we work, live and create – celebrating First Nations Day during the festival week on Sunday, 26 June. The renowned actress, director, producer and writer’s debut film, The Drover’s Wife: The legend of Molly Johnson premiered at SXSW in March 2021 and has recently been released to cinemas this week.
Boasting a diverse program of masterclasses, workshops and live entertainment for all ages, as well as a captivating short film competition in amongst the festivities, all those involved are guaranteed to leave enriched and entertained.
Due to the current climate surrounding COVID-19, the organisers request all bookings to be made online prior to the event. This is to minimise queues and in-person contact as well as to aide with contact tracing.
There are to be two box office locations set up in Winton for the duration of the festival, should you encounter any problems or need assistance with booking. However, they recommend you visit well before the event you plan to attend.