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

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early July 5, 2021 $55 11
Final August 2, 2021 $80 39

Submissions must be be delivered by 5:00 PM on deadline, or postmarked by deadline, or electronically time stamped by midnight EST on the deadline.

Rules

Please see website.

Awards

On top of the best scripts being reviewed by the jury, the Grand Prize Winners will also receive the following incredible prizes:

The Grand Prize for Best Screenplay, sponsored by Hallee and David Adelman, in honor of Producer Mike Jackson
  • $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 Nina Lo Presti Award for a female screenwriter, over 18, and with ties to the Greater Philadelphia region, sponsored by her daughter Laurie Lo Presti and son-in-law Ron Masciantonio.
  • $5,000 cash prize
  • Notes from Judges
  • National Press
  • Synopsis published on www.film.org/sip

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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