Greater Erie Film Office

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Established in 2013, The Greater Erie Film Office (GEFO) serves film, television, commercial and new media projects of all sizes in Erie and Crawford Counties. GEFO has assisted 26 film and television projects and consulted more than 50 since inception.

GEFO markets our region as a filmmaking destination unlike any other in Pennsylvania. Northwestern PA offers four-season Great Lakes access and a resourceful and film-friendly economy to support productions of all sizes.

GEFO Activities:

  • Provides assistance with locations and scouting services
  • Maintains database of local crew, vendors, services, and locations
  • Liaises with public, local, state and federal governmental agencies
  • Liaises with private sector and local business

GEFO is accredited by the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) and part of the Pennsylvania Film Office network, and is recognized as the official Film Commission of Northwestern Pennsylvania.


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GEFO is a program of the Film Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania, a 501c3 nonprofit organization.