Mangrove Media Captures Your Audience

Mangrove Media (L.L.C.) has a collection of award-winning artists and creative professionals who bring our storytelling experience to both non- and for-profit organizations. Mangrove Media's work has been featured in theaters, national television, across the web, in fundraising campaigns, museum installations, product launches, feature-length documentaries, sales and educational videos. Ben Kalina, the founder of Mangrove [...]

#ThrowbackThursday Filmmaker’s Spotlight: Rel Dowdell

March 29, 2012 (Philadelphia, PA) American screenwriter, film director, producer, and screenwriting educator, Rel Dowdell in partnership with Philly First Entertainment releases his second feature film, “Changing The Game” on Friday, May 11, 2012 exclusively at AMC Theatres locations in Philadelphia, New York City, Washington DC, Atlanta, and Chicago before being released nationwide. The drama, shot [...]

#ThrowbackThursday Filmmaker’s Spotlight: Sayyed Muhammad

Sayyed Muhammad and rap artist Gran Centinial being interviewed at Temple University Radio Station in 2010.Jami Marl Films was formed in 2007 by Sayyed Muhammad in New York City. Sayyed began taking on Video production accounts in Philadelphia, late 2008 and made Philadelphia the permanent residence of the company soon after. Jami Marl Films has been [...]

The positive impact films & TV have on Philly

“All of these movies really impact the character of the city of Philadelphia and really have an impact on the city’s pride,” Pinkenson said. “On November 25, ‘Creed’ is going to open worldwide in theaters and all those eyes are going to be on Philadelphia, again, because Philadelphia is a character in this movie and [...]

Filming Philadelphia

Filming Philadelphia

Big thanks to our awesome guest @jamalhill_ for his generosity with his time and knowledge at our Filmmakers @ the Prince event last night! Shout out to our awesome partner and event moderator, Michael Dennis of @reelblack and our friends @pifva for helping make this happen! (at Prince Theater)

SharonInTheNews: 6ABC Interview This clip is a segment that originally aired on 6ABC news.  It features an interview with our very own Sharon Pinkenson, who discusses the locally-produced film, Silver Linings Playbook, along with some of the experiences of the production team while filming in the region.  The segment also includes interviews from cast and crew members of the film who [...]

#ThrowbackThursday Filmmaker’s Spotlight: Graham Nolte & Tommy Stackhouse

In 2012, we featured on our film.org Filmmaker’s Spotlight local filmmakers Graham Nolte & Tommy Stackhouse and their G-ram Films.  At that time, they were still in the fundraising phase of producing their feature film, Parallax.  Now they are screening it all over the country (with a recap of their Philly premiere here) and are set [...]

#ThrowbackThursday Filmmaker’s Spotlight: Jon Foy

Early 2012, we featured Jon Foy’s amazing work on our film.org Filmmaker’s Spotlight for his documentary Resurrect Dead.  Since our feature, you can view Resurrect Dead as its available on DVD, iTunes, & VOD, as well as the EPIX Movie Channel and has be named a New York Times Critic’s Pick and Roger Ebert: #5 pick, best documentary 2011!  Our vintage feature [...]

It is with our deepest condolences that we share the news of the passing of our dear friend and beloved member or our filmmaking community, Director/Producer, J. Palmer Enfield. We send our love to her family and friends during this difficult time. Information on her service: Sat., Nov., 14, 2015 at The Boathouse [...]

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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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