“Set In Philadelphia” Screenwriting Competition 2018

/“Set In Philadelphia” Screenwriting Competition 2018

december, 2017

07dec12:00 am07may11:59 pm"Set In Philadelphia" Screenwriting Competition 2018

Event Details

The 2018 “Set In Philadelphia” Screenwriting Competition is Open for Submissions!

What’s SIP (“Set in Philadelphia” Screenwriting Competition)?

SIP, 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 2018 is open for hard copy or electronic submissions.


Deadlines: March 5 (Early-$45) & May 7 (Final- $65)


Click here for 2018 Application/Release | Click here for 2018 Rules/Regs


December 7 (Thursday) 12:00 am - May 7 (Monday) 11:59 pm


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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