Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

Tom Wolf, Governor
Dennis M. Davin, Secretary

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The big picture of film

Since the Pennsylvania 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.

Download the Factsheet 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.

Tax Credit

Nearly 60% of applications have been approved for film tax credits.

Economy Boost

Production spending positively affects Pennsylvania on both the local and state levels.

Production Diversity

The Pennsylvania Film Office approved and/or awarded film production tax credits to a variety of productions.


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