The winners of the inaugural Vision Splendid Short-Film Competition have been announced.
The best film went to local Winton filmmaker Stephen Tasic for Boulder Opal Country. Stephen was awarded $1,000 in prize money and the opportunity to have Boulder Opal Country precede Bill Leimbach’s feature film Waltzing Matilda.
Maeve McKenna won the Audience Award for Winton In A Word.
The winning entries can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOMZXLcdy90UHF0OEiZzxFxdv7NWPLxDU
With entries received from New South Wales and Queensland, the aim of the competition was to make a film no longer than seven minutes on the topic of A Town Like Winton.
In keeping with next year’s ANZAC Centenary Celebrations, the theme for the 2015 competition will be Unsung Heroes.