TAKE ACTION! Tell Harrisburg to #UncapPA

On Saturday, June 3rd, we rallied for Philly’s film industry! There was a strong turnout of filmmakers, crew, actors, and local business leaders who understand just how strong the impact film and television production can be on our region.  Let’s show the world how many people care about and depend on #PhillyFilm! Strength in [...]

Rally for Philly’s Film Industry!

On Saturday, June 3rd, join us for a rally for Philly’s film industry! Meet us at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, bottom of the Rocky steps, 10-11am. Bring your colleagues, family, friends, and anyone who cares about our industry! Let’s show the world how many people care about and depend on #PhillyFilm! Strength in numbers! [...]

Today: Production Survival Guide to Filming: Aerial Camera Drones

Today is the day- our FREE event on Aerial Camera Drones with Max Tubman of XM2 Aerial, featuring live demonstrations! Don't worry about the weather affecting our event, the event is completely indoors. Camera drone operation is federally regulated and since it's a newer craft/discipline, the rules and regulations are constantly updated.  Max Tubman is [...]

Rough Cut Film Festival and Awards Gala!

The Rough Cut Film Festival is still going strong this weekend with an awesome schedule of screenings (at The Roxy, the Gershman Y and UArts' Caplan Theater), workshops, and panels to take the emerging young filmmaker to the next level!  The fest then wraps up with an amazing Awards Gala on Monday, 6/20! Hit the [...]

GPFO EVENT: Production Survival Guide to Filming: Drones

Action!... but Safety First.  Join us for our 'Production Survival Guide to Filming in Southeastern PA' event on filming with camera drones, safely and legally with drone expert, Maxwell Tubman of XM2 Aerial! Complete with live demonstrations, learn best practices, safety and regulations from a professional who specializes in getting the best shots from above! [...]

Logline / Movie Idea Contest

December 31, 2015  10:00 AM -  11:00 PM This is a monthly FREE logline / movie idea contest held by Register and submit for FREE on their website and winners are chosen on a monthly basis. Awards from our sponsors: Virtual Pitchfest, Script Pipeline, Movie Outline, Inktip, and more. EMAIL RSVP [...]

Camera, Sound, and Lighting Filmmaking Workshop

December 12, 2015  01:00 PM -  03:00 PM This 2-DAY workshop is geared for the independent filmmaker/videographer who is ready to take a professional approach in the world of cinema. On the 1st day, we will cover the manual modes on a camera. This includes: understanding the iso, aperture, shutter, and white-balance settings on a camera. [...]

PIFVA & PWIFT Holiday Party

December 09, 2015 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM All film & video industry professionals in the metro Philly area are welcome. Who Should Attend: Producers | Directors | Writers | Editors | Videographers | Audio Technicians Graphic Designers | Animators | Executive Producers | Production Coordinators Production Accountants | Associate Producers Camera Crews | Music [...]

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The Greater Philadelphia Film Office (GPFO) is a "film commission" representing southeastern Pennsylvania that officially serves the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia.

We are a member of the Association of Film Commissions International (AFCI). GPFO, first established in 1985 as a part of Philadelphia city government, continues to reside within city offices.

In 1992, we became a regional economic development agency, incorporating in 2000 as the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation.


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