Film in Pennsylvania

Since the Film Office’s Film Tax Credit program’s inception in 2007, hundreds of productions have taken advantage of Pennsylvania’s unique combination of metropolitan, wilderness, small town and rural landscapes, and now the commonwealth is emerging as a top destination for filmmakers

The Lovely Bones. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Love & Other Drugs. The Colbert Report. Blue Valentine. The Perks of Being a Wallflower. These are but a fraction of the productions that have received funding through the PA Film Office and are providing a boost to local economies throughout the state.

  • Southpaw Movie
  • Sliver Linings Playbook Movie
  • Perks of Being a Wallflower Movie
  • Not Cool Movie
  • Southpaw


    Year: 2014
    Location: Pittsburgh Region
    Production Company: Hope Films Inc. (The Weinstein Co)

  • Silver Linings Playbook


    Year: 2012
    Location: Philadelphia Region
    Production Company: Hope Films Inc. (The Weinstein Co)

  • Perks of Being a Wallflower


    Year: 2012
    Location: Pittsburgh Region
    Production Company: Wallflower, LLC

  • Not Cool


    Year: 2014
    Location: Pittsburgh Region
    Production Company: Movie S Productions LLC (The Media Farm)

A projected $370 million will be spent in PA by film production companies approved for tax credits in FY 2013-14.

Industry Profile

  • $1.8B injected into PA's economy since 2007
  • 355 film productions approved since 2007
  • $433M+ in tax credits awarded since 2007
  • Estimated 22K PA jobs since 2007

Universities

The educational institutions featured below have been rated highly in U.S. News & World Report’s Annual National College and Universities Rankings, and they are just a few of the hundreds of institutions where you can earn a quality education in Pennsylvania and enjoy access to world-renowned resources.

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