About the NZ Mountain Film & Book Festival

About the NZ Mountain Film & Book Festival

2019 Book Competition CLOSED

Come to Central Otago in 2019 for NZ's very own Mountain Film Festival

The NZ Mountain Film & Book Festival is on in Wanaka June 28 to July 3,

Queenstown July 4 to 6 and Cromwell July 7.

The 17th 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 a celebration of adventurous sports and lifestyles presented for adventurers, film and book enthusiasts and armchair adventurers.

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

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Film & Book Competitions Open for 2019

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 20 and Book entries … Continued


NZMFF 2018 Grant Scheme Summary

During the 2018 NZ Mountain Film & Book Festival in Wanaka and Queenstown $4,195 was raised for our charitable causes. The Charitable Trust and registered charity that operates the Festival gives away money from this auction (as well as some … Continued