Cocktails and nearly first run movies. Yes, please. Center City SIPS Just Got Better!!

Center City SIPS With A Twist – GPFO Pushes for an Uncapped Film Tax Credit & A Twitter Contest
‘SIPS’ with a Twist 
 Summer Screening Series Showcases LOST Film/TV Projects  
Push for an Uncapped Film Tax Credit
$60M is simply not enough to attract the blockbuster production
projects that create thousands of jobs for our local crew and
businesses. It’s not even enough to sustain the number of locally
produced projects by a mature resident production community.
Furthermore, Pennsylvania is the only state with two major production
hubs. Without an uncapped program like our competition, we will continue to lose thousands of jobs and billions in revenue!  – Sharon Pinkenson, GPFO Executive Director
WHO:                  Greater Philadelphia Film Office (GPFO)  
and Brandywine Realty Trust in conjunction
with host restaurants Pagano’s Market & Bar &
DeJour Café & Market
WHAT:                 SIPS with a TWIST: Special summer           
series kicks off for Center City SIPSwith a screening of the
Oscar-nominated film American Hustle. The TWIST is that each featured
title represents a project that was lost due to the underfunded PA Film
Tax Credit program, which is now capped at $60 million. 
Screening Schedule: – (These films were supposed to be shot in Philly but the tax credits were dry – HughE note)
June 4 –  American Hustle
June 11- World War Z
June 18- The Bourne Legacy
June 25- To Be Announced 
WHERE:              Media Wall in the Courtyard at Commerce 
Square (2001-2005 Market St.)
WHEN:                Every Wednesday in June @ 5pm
 GPFO staff and volunteers will distribute postcards to attendees with
instructions to Post, Tweet and Instagram @GovCorbett, along with their
State Representatives  & Senators to 1). Take a SELFIE in front of your favorite Philly Film Location 2).
Record and upload a short video to GPFO’s Facebook, Twitter and/or
Instagram accounts! Supporters are asked to urge their state legislators
to enact a sustainable Film Tax Credit, save our #PAProductionJobs and

Live “Tweeters” will be
entered into a raffle for great donated prizes from GPFO partners
including The Capital Grille, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Marriott,
Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, Starr Restaurants, VideoSmith,
MinuteMan Press, Philadelphia Soundstages & PFS @ The Roxy!


Greater Philadelphia Film Office (GPFO) is a “film commission”
representing Southeastern Pennsylvania that officially serves the
counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia. A
non-profit economic development agency committed to the growth of the
regional film production industry, GPFO has been responsible for
impacting the local economy with nearly $4 billion since 1992.   
Nicole Giles
Greater Philadelphia Film Office