Sharon Pinkenson has served as the Executive Director of The Greater Philadelphia Film Office for more than 22 years during the terms of three mayors and five governors. She is responsible for all aspects of the office, founded in 1985. On July 1, 1992, she successfully spun off the municipal film office as a multi-county driving force for economic development, a non-profit corporation that has generated nearly four billion dollars during her tenure. A woman who was named the first director of the regional film industry to help bring more moving pictures to the City of Philadelphia and the four surrounding counties.
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