We are delighted to announce the finalists for the 2015 "Set in Philadelphia" Competition! Winners will be announced in the fall.  Details to come.

 Grand Prize Feature Length Screenplays

 The Awakening

 Criminal Procedure- Also eligible for Chamber of Commerce Regional Prize

 Dog Walker- Also eligible for Chamber of Commerce Regional Prize

 The Last Reprieve

 Mothers and Daughters and Fathers and Sons- Also eligible for Chamber of Commerce Regional Prize

  TV Pilots

  Fairfax

 Stay: Bitter Rival

 Use of Force

  Student

  Blood Runs Cold

 The Devin in the Details

 What Happened to Us

 

Click here for 2015 Application/Release | Click here for 2015 Rules/Regs

 

2015 Prizes

Grand Prize for Best Screenplay

  • $10,000 cash prize
  • Notes from High Profile Judges
  • National Press
  • Synopsis published on www.film.org

The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Regional Award

  • $2,500 cash prize
  • Notes from High Profile Judges
  • National Press

TV Prime Time Award, sponsored by Comcast and NBCUniversal

  • $5,000 cash prize
  • Notes from High Profile Judges
  • National Press
  • Synopsis published on www.film.org

Synopsis published on www.film.org

 The Student Award, sponsored by Robert McKee's Story Seminar

  • Free tuition to the intensive 3-day STORY Seminar in NYC
  • Notes from High Profile Judges
  • National Press
  • Synopsis published on www.film.org

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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.