A washed-up basketball scout discovers a phenomenal street ball player while in Spain and sees the prospect as his opportunity to get back into the NBA. Writer: Taylor Materne Director: Jeremiah Zagar Starring: Adam Sandler, Ben Foster, Robert Duvall, Queen Latifa

Made in Chinatown

Goodfellas meets Ip Man when a young Chinese nobody sets out to become a Don in the Italian Mafia. It turns out that earning respect, finding love, and discovering his identity doesn't come so easy. He'll have to fight his way to the top. Writer: Mark V Wiley Director: James Lew, Robert Samuels Starring: Vincent [...]

Way Up

A community organizer and his son grapple with gun violence in North Philly as a single day unfolds in parallel stories before an act of violence brings them crashing together.  Writer/Director: Ben Samuels, Oliver Samuels Starring: Dwayne A. Thomas, Tyler Andrews, Neil Samuels

Concrete Cowboy

Sent to live with his estranged father for the summer, a rebellious teen finds kinship in a tight-knit Philadelphia community of Black cowboys. Writer: G. Neri, Ricky Staub, Dan  Walser Director: Ricky Staub Starring: Idris Elba, Caleb McLaughlin, Lorraine Toussaint

Murder 101

After hearing a rumor that you automatically receive a 4.0 GPA if your roommate dies, a college student who is on the verge of failing out of school decides that he is going to attempt to kill his roommate. Writer/Director: Brandon Tamburri Starring: Matt Tamburri, Anthony Moore, Jack McCafferty

The Honeymoon Phase

Struggling young lovers, Tom and Eve, must endure a 30-day scientific experiment. Room, board, $50,000 a month alone together in research facility housing. What could possibly go wrong. Writer/Director: Phillip G. Carroll Jr. Starring: Francois Chau, Tara Westwood, Ione Butler

A Call to Spy

In the beginning of WWII, with Britain becoming desperate, Churchill orders his new spy agency - SOE - to recruit and train women as spies. Writer: Sarah Megan Thomas Director: Lydia Dean Pilcher Starring: Sarah Megan Thomas, Stana Katic, Radhika Apte

Before Hollywood: Philadelphia and the Birth of the Movies

Writer/Director: Andrew Ferrett Starring: Frankie Avalon, Peter Barberie, David Bianculli, Jake Blouch, Garrett Brown

Eyes of the Dead

An emotionally damaged couple try to survive a viral outbreak on an isolated farm in this innovative, immersive one-shot, real-time POV zombie thriller. Writer/Director: Ben Samuels Starring: Rosebud Baker, Matt Riker, Ben Samuels,  Montana Marks

The Greater Philadelphia Film Office: Sharon Pinkenson’s 20th Anniversary

Director: Cameron S. Mitchell Starring: Don Argott, Garret Brown, Sheena M. Joyce, Sharon Pinkenson, Edward Rendell

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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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