About the NZ Mountain Film & Book Festival

About the NZ Mountain Film & Book Festival

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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Volunteers Positions Open

Would you like to be part of our volunteer festival team in 2019? Our trustee team of volunteers are the glue that holds our event together; we appreciate every hour spent to help our festival run smoothly. The opportunity to … Continued


Record number of film entries

More films, more fun! This year we have received more films than ever before; 208 films were submitted in our international adventure film competition, a stunning 16% increase on 2018 and a new record! We received film entries from Finland, … Continued