About the NZ Mountain Film & Book Festival

About the NZ Mountain Film & Book Festival

Come to Central Otago in 2018 for NZ's very own Mountain Film Festival

The NZ Mountain Film & Book Festival is on in Wanaka June 29 to July 4, Cromwell July 4

and Queenstown July 5 to 7.


The 16th NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival presents a wide range of films, guest speakers, workshops and presentations from inspirational adventurers from within NZ and around the world. Our films and books tell stories of adventure sports, foreign cultures, remote travel and environmental issues.

The 9-day event is celebration of adventurous sports and lifestyles presented for adventurers, film and book enthusiasts and armchair adventurers. On June 1st the programme will be launched and tickets will go on sale.

We are a non-profit charitable trust and a registered charity (#CC49344).

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Latest Festival News

Film & Book Entries Closed for 2018

We have recently closed our international adventure film and book competitions with a record number of entries in both. 207 films were submitted and 36 literature entries. Now the tough, but fun job of reviewing them all and seeing what … Continued


Entries open for 2018 Film & Book Competitions

Our Festival’s world-renowned adventure filmmakers’ competition is now accepting entries. There is over $3,000 in prize money across several different categories. We’d really appreciate the opportunity to view your work for pre-selection. Film entries close on April 30 and Book entries … Continued