Otways Film Fest Rolls Into Town This April

Otway Image 5 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 that happened during filming. The tower will be open before and during the interval break, refreshments and meals will be served from the Lightkeepers Kitchen. This special event is made possible thanks to The Colac Otway Shire, Otway Country to Coast Tourism, Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism, Film Victoria and Regional Development Victoria. EVENT DETAILS: What: Otways Film Fest, the regions first outdoor film festival Where: Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Cape Otway Light Station, Otway Estate When: The month of April Opening hours: Twilight Contact: 03 5235 9200 Book Your Tickets Here! Visitor Information: For accommodation and visitor information please contact the Colac Otway Shire’s Visitor Information Centres P: 1300 OTWAYS (689 297) or go to http://www.visitotways.com