David O. Russell, Peter Jackson, Lee Daniels, M. Night Shyamalan, James L. Brooks, Jonathan Demme, F. Gary Gray, Sylvester Stallone, Michael Bay—great directors have been coming to Philadelphia to film for decades. That’s because it has the locations, crews, talent and support that film productions need.
Philadelphia Film Office
The Greater Philadelphia Film Office is the film commission representing southeastern Pennsylvania that officially serves the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia. Committed to the growth of the regional film production industry, the office has been responsible for more than $4 billion in economic stimulus to the region since 1992.
Sharon Pinkenson, Executive Director
1515 Arch Street, 11th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Highlights of Philadelphia and its countryside
The Magic Gardens, Isaiah Zagar’s largest artwork, includes a fully tiled indoor space and a massive outdoor mosaic sculpture garden.
Lincoln Financial Field
Home of the Philadelphia Eagles, the Lincoln Financial Field is located in South Philadelphia. Referred to by locals as "The Linc," this stadium is a great place for filmmakers who may want to shoot a sports scene.