2020 Set in Philadelphia Screenwriting Competition

Set in Philadelphia

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Contact: Joan Bressler, Director, Greater Philadelphia Filmmakers

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Objective

The "Set in Philadelphia" Screenwriting Competition (SIP), which is presented by the Greater Philadelphia Film Office offers over $20,000 in cash prizes. Screenwriters world-wide are invited to submit an original feature length screenplay or TV pilot length screenplay that COULD be produced in the Greater Philadelphia Metropolitan Area. Scripts are 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.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 08/03/2020

Notification: Spring, 2020

Rules

Please see website.

Awards

The Grand Prize for Best Screenplay, sponsored by AKA Hotel Residences
  • $10,000 cash prize
  • Notes from Judges
  • National Press
TV Prime Time Award, sponsored by Comcast and NBCUniversal
  • $5,000 cash prize
  • Notes from Judges
  • National Press
The Oscar Micheaux Award, sponsored by Progressive Change, CDC and West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution
  • For the best screenplay penned by a Philadelphia area resident of the African Diaspora
  • $2,500 cash prize
  • Notes from Judges
  • National Press
The Student Award, sponsored by Derek Freese Film Foundation
  • $500 Cash Prize
  • Notes from Judges
  • National Press

Set in Philadelphia

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Contact: Joan Bressler, Director, Greater Philadelphia Filmmakers

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Contact: Joan Bressler, Director, Greater Philadelphia Filmmakers

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Set in Philadelphia Screenwriting Competition

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Contact: Joan Bressler, Director, Greater Philadelphia Filmmakers

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