The Colac Otway Shire and Otway Country to Coast Tourism is excited to announce the Otways Film Fest will be launching this April, consisting of three outdoor cinema events hosted by three stunning local attractions.
Otway Fly Tree Top Adventures, Otway Estate and Cape Otway Lightstation will present the first of its kind event to the region, hosting outdoor cinema screenings throughout the month. Showing popular feature films, with supporting family friendly events and special activities, the festival is sure to be a hit with movie lovers young and old. Tickets can be purchased via https://www.trybooking.com/PIAO or via the attractions websites, $15 per person or $40 for a family.
The Otways Film Fest is made possible thanks to the Film Victoria Regional Audience Engagement Grant and a Great Ocean Road Economic and Community Fund Grant from Regional Development Victoria and the Victorian Government.
Otway Estate – 1 April – The Castle
The festival kicks off 1 April at Otway Estate, screening the Australian cult classic, The Castle. Pre-screening activities include a 1/2 an hour beer masterclass and a talk and taste walk through the brewery. Visitors can grab a wood-fired pizza and popcorn to nibble on while taking part in the Castle Trivia competition. Don’t forget to bring along your family’s best “Pool Room” item! The best entry will receive an award at the end of the night.
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures – 7 April – Avatar
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures are up next, with their screening of Avatar, on Friday night, 7 April. Zip in early for exclusive access to the world’s tallest Treetop Walk or book in advance for the late afternoon Ziplining Tour to really get the blood pumping! Settle in for the evening on the lush green lawn and enjoy your own picnic or goodies from the Otway Café.
Cape Otway Lighstation – 22 April – Oddball
To round out the festival, the last event will be held Saturday 22 April. The Cape Otway Lightstation will be screening the family favourite, Oddball. Richard Keddie the producer will be in attendance with one of the amazing Maremma Guardian Dogs which starred in the movie. Richard will present to the audience prior to the viewing on funny stories.