“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.
The “Set in Philadelphia” Screenwriting Competition (SIP) is proudly presented by the Greater Philadelphia Film Office under its Greater Philadelphia Filmmakers program with awards sponsored by:
Comcast & NBCUniversal
Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia
Progressive Change, CDC and West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution
Derek Freese Film Foundation
Exciting happenings with SIP 2019! Details and 2019 materials will be posted soon! And don’t worry: Deadlines and Award Announcements will be pushed back accordingly.
2018 application here. Electronic application, here.
For the Oscar Micheaux Award eligibility form, click here.