QuadCities.com, the area’s fastest growing and most trusted arts and entertainment resource, wants to produce your short screenplay!

Filmmakers and QuadCities.com team members Khalil Hacker and Tristan Tapscott will produce the winner of our ShortScreenplaySearch and the short film will be showcased on our website and social media platforms. The winner will be part of the entire production process and be given an inside look at independent filmmaking in the Quad-Cities.

The guidelines:

-All original material

-Quad City resident

-No more than 5 pages

-Using iconic Quad City locations

How it works:

The scripts will be judged by a panel of industry professionals and we will shoot the winner’s script!

How to submit:

Submit your script to 


by June 21!

The short will be shot in late June/early July and the short film will premier in mid-July. 


Sean Leary is an author, director, artist, musician, producer and entrepreneur who has been writing professionally since debuting at age 11 in the pages of the Comics Buyers Guide. An honors graduate of the University of Southern California masters program, he has written over 50 books including the best-sellers The Arimathean, Every Number is Lucky to Someone and We Are All Characters.