2017 “Set In Philadelphia” Screenwriting Competition

/2017 “Set In Philadelphia” Screenwriting Competition

december, 2016

19decAll Day03apr2017 "Set In Philadelphia" Screenwriting Competition

Event Details

SIP (Set in Philadelphia), which is presented by the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, is open to all screenwriters, world-wide, who submit a feature length screenplay OR an original TV pilot length screenplay to be shot in the Greater Philadelphia Metropolitan Area.
All genres will be accepted. Scripts will be judged on their overall quality, and the extent to which they project “shootability” in the Greater Philadelphia region. SIP Finalist Judges are high profile Producers, Writers and Actors who have a Philadelphia connection.


SIP 2017 is open for hard copy or electronic submissions.


Deadlines: March 6 (Early-$45) & April 3 (Final- $65)


TIPS for SIP, a free workshop to help you wrangle your screenplay into shape, will be offered on January 10.

Sign up on our mailing list to get an invite.

Click here for 2017 Application/Release | Click here for 2017 Rules/Regs



December 19 (Monday) - April 3 (Monday)


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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