Philadelphia Film Festival


J. Andrew Greenblatt, Executive Director

Michael Lerman, Artistic Director

Charles Grafman, Development Director

Scott Hudson, Operations Manager

Alex Gibson, Events Manager

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Submission Policy:

Festival Season: Fall (usually October)

Deadline: July (check website for exact dates)

Entry: $50 for features. $45 for Philadelphia based or shot films. $35 for shorts.


Features, Shorts, Documentaries

Festival Season:



The Philadelphia Film Festival is an annual event that strives to bring the best of cinema from around the world to Philadelphia, and to highlight these important and impactful films to the Philadelphia community. The Festival also places an importance on highlighting Philadelphia by featuring films shot in and around the greater Philadelphia region or by Philadelphia-born filmmakers.