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Recap of 2018 GPFO Production Party Presented by Firstrust Bank Copy

  The 2018 GPFO Production Party was a success thanks to our sponsors, performers, and supporters of the Philly film community! Thank you to all who attended our 2018 GPFO Production Party presented by Firstrust Bank at Nu Millennium Studios on October 6th! · This fundraiser party was a great night out featuring an exciting [...]

Philadelphia Gains an Awards Voice

One of the marks of a true film city is the awards presented each year by local film critics associations. Film studios not only covet such nominations and awards, but proactively court each association’s members by providing them with marketing materials hyping many of their top films and performances. Each year, as Christmas draws [...]

Phishing Scam Targeting Philly Region Crew

It has come to our attention that there is a identity phishing scam going around targeting Philadelphia area film crew and film crew of other states and regions, as well.  A few of our local crew members was contacted by an "Attic Films", or "Attic Films Productions", saying they are putting together a crew for [...]

Greater Philadelphia Film Office Announces Renewed Partnership With Arts + Business Council for Greater Philadelphia

Sharon Pinkenson, Executive Director of the Greater Philadelphia Film Office (GPFO), and Markita Morris-Louis, Esq., Executive Director of the Arts + Business Council for Greater Philadelphia (ABC), announced today a renewed and reinvigorated partnership.  Selected late last year by the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, Markita came to ABC from her most recent position [...]

Recap of 2018 GPFO Production Party Presented by Firstrust Bank

  The 2018 GPFO Production Party was a success thanks to our sponsors, performers, and supporters of the Philly film community! Thank you to all who attended our 2018 GPFO Production Party presented by Firstrust Bank at Nu Millennium Studios on October 6th! · This fundraiser party was a great night out featuring an exciting [...]

Listen: The impact of real estate on film- GPFO’s Executive Director, Sharon Pinkenson, on Wharton Business Radio

Click image to play audio Greater Philadelphia Film Office's Executive Director, Sharon Pinkenson, was a featured guest on Wharton Business Radio's "The Real Estate Hour" segment to discuss Philadelphia's economic real estate development in the film business. With 25 years of running a film commission under her belt, Pinkenson expertly understands the involvement [...]

Pennsylvania Tax Credit Final Cut

Straight from the source, the Philadelphia crew-members explain how crucial the Pennsylvania Film Tax Credit Program is to allow them to keep their family sustaining work in their hometown. The economic impact of the film and television industry is directly correlated to the allotment/size of the Tax Credit Program. This video is presented by the [...]

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! [...]

Announcing New SIP Screenwriting Competition Prize!

We are proud to announce that there is now a NEW SIP Prize: The Oscar Micheaux Award!  A $2,500 cash prize, sponsored by Progressive Change, CDC and West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution for the best screenplay or pilot script penned by a Philadelphia area resident of the African Diaspora!  We are honored these two awesome organizations are [...]

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ABOUT US

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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