Spotlight on Nunera Amun

A South Side of Chicago native, Nunera Amun is a visual storyteller and writer, who uses her platform for activism and social change. A journalism graduate of Bethune-Cookman University, she is currently the Director and Producer of “What is a Black Man?” a feature length documentary in production. The film chronicles the journey of four [...]

The 2017 GPFO Production Party Was a Hit! Pictures & Recap

The GPFO Production Party, Powered by Nu Millennium Studios on September 16, 2017 was one of our most successful yet!  Thanks to our sponsors and you, our supporters, our celebration of 25 years of GPFO, 1 year of Billy Penn Music, and the launch of GPFO NEXT was a hit!  We still can't get over the special moments we had at Nu [...]

CBS3 Philadelphia feature on “Set in Philadelphia” Screenwriting Competition!

CBS3 Philadelphia featured our "Set in Philadelphia" Screenwriting Competition!  See the feature here.  Listen for yourself below. February 16, 2017 10:06 PM By John McDevitt PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Submissions are being accepted by the Greater Philadelphia Film Office for an annual screenplay competition. It’s called “Set In Philly.” Full length screen plays or [...]

Tune In: Sharon Pinkenson w/ BBC Business Matters live from the DNC

Tune In: GPFO Executive Director, Sharon Pinkenson, speaks with BBC Business Matters live from the Democratic National Convention on bringing film to the Greater Philadelphia area! Click the link to listen to the entire segment on film in Philly: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04388vw

The Last Ride: A Philadelphia Story

The Last Ride: A Philadelphia Story screens this Thursday, 6/2/16!  This is a documentary to be excited about that tells a thrilling and touching story rooted in Philadelphia's dirt bike culture. Watch the trailer here, then be sure to RSVP here.

Night at the Fights

The fundraiser Philly’s D.A. Seth Williams & Bernard Hopkins are training for on Good Day Philadelphia ‪#‎FOX29‬ right now is almost here!  NIGHT AT THE FIGHTS is the charity event of the year! See the preparation training segment here: http://www.fox29.com/good-day/113478968-video Featuring the Golden Gloves Championships and live music concert, Night at the Fights is a fundraiser benefiting [...]

You’re invited! Black History Month Reception- Voices of the Civil Rights Movement

We are proud to partner with NAMIC Philly & the Black Professional Alliance at Comcast (BPA) for a Black History Month Closing Reception, this Thursday, 2/25/2016.  This FREE event will highlight ‘The Voices of the Civil Rights Movement’ interactive project and activism.  Come network to collaborate! RSVP here: http://ow.ly/YF0gjAbout NAMIC: The National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in [...]

Top Reasons to Film in Philly

Philadelphia is so much more than a setting, its a character.  Audiences caught a glimpse of the diversity and charm of our city’s streets in the early days of Philly’s onscreen appearances during Rocky, with Rocky Balboa’s training route, ending in the iconic scene at the top of the Art Museum steps.  Since then, the City of Brotherly Love [...]

Looking for a #PhillyFilm to watch? These are currently streaming on #Netflix! #whattowatchwednesday Taps (1981), The Suspect (2013), McCanick (2013), Charlotte’s Web(2006), The Discoverers (2012), Slow Learners (2015), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), Witness (1985), Night Catches Us (2010), National Treasure (2004), Jersey Girl (2004), Two Bits (1995), Dare (2009), Wide Awake (1998)   

Wishing you and everyone in our Greater Philadelphia film community health, happiness and prosperity in this holiday season and into the New Year! We thank you for being a part of our wonderful extended family of film and tv professionals and enthusiasts. Love, All of us at the Greater Philadelphia Film Office

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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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