PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Submissions are being accepted by the Greater Philadelphia Film Office for an annual screenplay competition.
It’s called “Set In Philly.” Full length screen plays or original TV pilots to be shot in Philadelphia can be submitted by anyone from around the world.READ MORE: Takeout Under The Tents Offering New Way For Customers To Experience King Of Prussia Restaurant Week
There is a total of $18,000 in cash prizes, not to mention the exposure. Sharon Pinkenson is with the Greater Philadelphia Film office.
“The top people in the industry, if you get to the finals, are going to read your screenplay. That’s the hardest thing in the world for budding film writers to achieve, is to get people to read their screen plays, and this is a way to do it,” said Sharon Pinkenson with the Greater Philadelphia Film office.READ MORE: Dianna Brice Murder: Tylydiah Garnett Arrested In Connection To Murder Of 21-Year-Old Dianna Brice, Police Say
March 6 is the early submission deadline with a $45 fee. The Final deadline is April 3rd, and there’s a $65.00 fee.
“Maybe some listeners have a screenplay that they would want to submit,” said Pinkenson.MORE NEWS: Didi Gregorius Powers Phillies To Narrow 7-6 Win Over Atlanta Braves
For more information, visit film.org.