Through the Lens Summer Sessions Returns

2017 is upon us and so to, the 6th anniversary of Through the Lens. The past five years have delivered action, excitement, laughs and entertainment beyond our wildest imagination and it’s a treat to be constantly blown away by the creative talent this competition continues to uncover. Conceived to showcase the incredible local talent both in front of and behind the lens, it is exciting to consider what the future has in store.

You can rest assured that as per previous years, the recipe remains the same. Entrants will be asked to create a 3-7 minute film showcasing their take on the summer lifestyle and we'll pick the top 8 to be voted on by the audience to claim the title and a share of our great prize pool.

This year the Giro Summer Sessions will be going down on April 27th at the World Bar in Queenstown. To enter a film and be in the draw to win a share of over $4,000 in prizes, head over to the Get Involved page and get involved!

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for ticket information and in the meantime, get inspired by 2016 winner Scott Robb's entry below!


Last year was a hit so this year we're again bringing back something for all the photographers in town. We want to see your best Skyline Queenstown gondola accessed images; from the Queenstown Bike Park to Fernhill loop, it's all fair game. Head over to the 'Get Involved' page to learn how you can get amongst the hottest addition to the Through the Lens Summer Sessions. 

Queenstown's ultimate action/adventure short film competition

Through the Lens is the film competition by the people, for the people. Take a look at 2015 winner, 'She's Alright for a Girl' by Johanna Lundgren and Lucie Vodrazkova below to see what we mean or view all of the past entries on our YouTube page!


Enter Your Film

Registrations are now open. Visit the 'Get Involved' page for more info.