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