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Festival fosters a strong sense of community

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 9:44 am | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The 17th annual Mountain Film and Book Festival has come to a close following a successful ten days. The festival had many sell-out shows and received an incredibly positive response to the films, speakers and community initiatives. The world-class ... More >>

Mountain Film and Book Festival Grand Prize

Saturday, 6 July 2019, 11:41 am | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The 17th annual Mountain Film and Book Festival ran for 6 days in Wanaka and will conclude in Queenstown and Cromwell over the weekend. The Grand Prize award was announced on the final night of the event in Wanaka. The film will be playing tonight, Saturday ... More >>

Amazing films for a broad audience

Friday, 14 June 2019, 8:26 am | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival programme has been released and it offers a broad range of films focused on expeditions, the planet and people. In this year’s line-up a common theme in many films is why adventurers seek out adversity as a form ... More >>

Tickets on sale - programme announced

Saturday, 1 June 2019, 1:09 pm | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival have launched the 2019 programme and tickets are on sale. The ten-day programme boasts a world-class collection of speakers, workshops and includes 74 adventure films, 7 of which are world premieres. The event will once ... More >>

Mountain Book Awards

Friday, 17 May 2019, 9:24 am | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The NZ Mountain Book and Film Festival invited authors to submit literature on the world’s remote places, expedition tales and stories about people and their adventures for the Mountain Book competition. Categories in keeping with the festival theme, ... More >>

Record Number of Films Received

Monday, 29 April 2019, 3:22 pm | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

This year the NZ Mountain Book and Film festival received more films than ever before. In total, 208 films were submitted in the international adventure film competition, a 16% increase on 2018 and a new record. Entries were received from Finland, Brazil, ... More >>

The 17th NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

Friday, 22 March 2019, 10:50 am | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The 2019 NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival will host two of the greatest athletes of all time. Keynote speakers, Lynn Hill (USA) and Annabel Anderson (NZ), will present during the festival that runs from June 28 to July 6 in Wanaka and Queenstown. Both ... More >>

Mountain Film and Book Festival more popular than ever

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 9:35 am | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The 16th annual NZ Mountain Film Festival has come to a close following a hugely successful nine days. The festival had many sell out shows and received an incredibly positive response to the films, speakers and community initiatives. The world-class ... More >>

NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival Begins

Friday, 22 June 2018, 9:20 am | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The 16th NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival will open this Friday at the Lake Wanaka Centre with tickets still available to most shows. Opening Night will include 14 short films, a talk by Festival Director Mark Sedon, the Adventure Trade Show, Art ... More >>

NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival Book Awards

Monday, 18 June 2018, 10:46 am | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The introduction of the Book Competition to the NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival has revealed talent in NZ adventure storytelling. Submissions have been received for short essays, fiction, poetry and non-fiction literature. The contest invited ... More >>

Ladies who rock….climb.

Sunday, 10 June 2018, 1:20 pm | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival will showcase an incredible line up of female directors, authors, speakers and adventurers. The women are leading the charge in adventure sports and their stories are being told through film and literature. Many ... More >>

A Mountain of Speakers

Saturday, 28 April 2018, 12:14 pm | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The 2018 NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival will be held in Wanaka, Queenstown and Cromwell from June 29 to July 7. The event will host an unprecedented line-up of international and New Zealand guest speakers. Incorporating literature into the festival ... More >>

Great Response to NZ Mountain Film & Book Festival

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 9:03 am | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival has come to a close after 78 films, 33 speaker presentations and 12 workshops in three towns over 10 days. More >>

15th Mountain Film Festival An Overwhelming Success

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 10:03 am | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The film events in the 15th NZ Mountain Film Festival have been an overwhelming success, breaking all attendance records. The Lake Wanaka Centre packed out, over a stormy weekend festival-goers settled in for a weekend of adventure films, speaker presentations ... More >>

Next Generation of Kiwi Filmmakers

Friday, 9 June 2017, 10:51 am | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The 15th NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival programme has been released and tickets are on sale. Of the 78 films on offer a record six come from Wanaka-based filmmakers. Two filmmakers in particular stand out: 17-year-old Ollie Larkin and 10-year-old ... More >>

NZ Mountain Film Festival – Programme Released

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 10:42 am | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The 15th NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival programme has been released and tickets are on sale. Of the 78 films featured, seven of the films are world premieres and four are from Wanaka filmmakers. Festival Director Mark Sedon says, “Once again ... More >>

NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival - Adventure for a Cause

Friday, 28 April 2017, 12:35 pm | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival will continue to deliver world-class speakers and adventurers to the stage in 2017. Often the motivation behind undertaking dangerous or challenging expeditions is not immediately apparent. This year two festival speakers ... More >>

World-renowned speaker coming to NZ Mountain Film Festival

Friday, 31 March 2017, 10:37 am | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival celebrates adventure sports and lifestyles in three towns over 10 days with one of the most impressive line-ups of all time. The core programme is made up of finalists to the international film competition ... More >>

NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival - Speaker Announcement

Friday, 10 March 2017, 11:57 am | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The 15th NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival will run from 30 June to 9 July in Wanaka, Cromwell and Queenstown. The festival continues to punch well above its weight on the international film festival stage, attracting world-class speakers, films and ... More >>

NZ Mountain Film Festival – Opening Night

Monday, 27 June 2016, 10:14 am | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

This Friday night the 14th NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival will open the doors at the Lake Wanaka Centre. Opening Night will be a taste of what the festival has to offer, award-winning films, short films, a world premier and New Zealand made ... More >>

 

 

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