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Quad Cities Beck and Woods Conquer The SXSW World

September 18th, 2019

In March 2018, national film writer Connie Corcoran Wilson had the opportunity to interview former Quad-Cities filmmakers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods for her blog, http://www.weeklywilson.com. Connie currently regularly contributes to QuadCities.com and has offered us the chance to run her interview with them here. Two Q-C natives, Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, won over the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, this weekend as the film they wrote, “A Quiet Place,” opened the festival and wowed audiences. The duo began making films as teenagers in Bettendorf, moved on to create a number of short films... Read More

Quad-Cities’ ‘Quiet Place’ Duo Beck And Woods Release ‘Haunt’ Friday The 13th!

September 13th, 2019

Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, the authors of the Oscar-nominated “A Quiet Place,” will be back this week, opening their first major motion picture they’ve written AND directed, “Haunt.” The film, about an extreme haunted house that isn’t quite what it seems, opens Friday, Sept. 13, and stars local actor Justin Marxen. It’s produced by Eli Roth.  Read More

Quad-Cities’ ‘Quiet Place’ Duo Beck And Woods Release Trailer For ‘Haunt’

August 8th, 2019

Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, the authors of the Oscar-nominated “A Quiet Place,” will be back this fall, opening their first major motion picture they’ve written AND directed, “Haunt.” The film, about an extreme haunted house that isn’t quite what it seems, opens Friday, Sept. 13, and stars local actor Justin Marxen. It’s produced by Eli Roth. Check out the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbMf01_KDfY  Read More

New Concerts, A KISS For The USO, Soccer Stars And More Are Among The Good News!

March 19th, 2019

There’s so much bad news in the world, how about some good stuff? There’s always plenty of good news happening around the Quad-Cities, and here in What’s The Good News?, our cooperative effort with the good folks at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we highlight some of the awesome things happening around our area! Have something you want included next time around? Email Sean Leary at Sean@QuadCities.com. We’re happy to help! Now let’s get started in taking a look around the local spots for some positive and upbeat news…   A KISS for the USO, from the Q-C Storm! The Quad City... Read More

Quad Cities’ Beck And Woods Win Critics’ Choice Award For ‘Quiet Place’

January 15th, 2019

Former Quad-Cities filmmakers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods took home the Critics Choice Award for Best Sci-Fi/Horror Film for their blockbuster hit “A Quiet Place” at Sunday’s trophy ceremony in Los Angeles. Beck and Woods co-wrote the screenplay for the smash hit, which was also nominated for Best Original Screenplay, losing to legendary veteran filmmaker Paul Schrader for his script for “First Reformed.” Beck and Woods grew up in Bettendorf and began their career producing films around the Quad-Cities area, featuring local talent. After winning the MTV Young Filmmakers... Read More

Quad Cities Filmmakers Come Home To Debut ‘A Quiet Place’

April 29th, 2018

“A Quiet Place,” written by Quad-Cities born-and-raised filmmakers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, has been number one in the box office for two weeks, and Beck and Woods recently came back to their old stomping grounds to host a Q and A and screening of the critically-acclaimed thriller starring John Krasinski and Emily Blunt! Sean Leary, Digital Media Director and co-owner of QuadCities.com, is a former artistic collaborator with Beck and Woods, the team made over a dozen short films together in the 2000s, and he hung out with the team at the screening and their after party, chatting about the... Read More

Q-Cs Beck and Woods Conquer The SXSW World

March 12th, 2018

Two Q-C natives, Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, won over the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, this weekend as the film they wrote, “A Quiet Place,” opened the festival and wowed audiences. The duo began making films as teenagers in Bettendorf, moved on to create a number of short films that won regional acclaim and worked on a number of projects around the area (including short films with QuadCities.com co-owner Sean Leary and columnist Tristan Tapscott) before heading to Hollywood. After a decade on the coast, things have started to break in a huge way for them, and we were happy to meet up with... Read More

Q-C Filmmakers In L.A., Scott Beck and Bryan Woods Celebrate Huge Week

December 12th, 2017

Former Quad-Citians Scott Beck and Bryan Woods have had an eventful week. The longtime filmmakers, their careers exploding in Los Angeles, saw two huge milestones in those journeys. Last week, Paramount Pictures released the trailer for Beck and Woods’ screenplay, “A Quiet Place,” which stars Emily Blunt and John Krasinski. To date, the trailer has generated over 4.5 million views and has been featured in theaters around the globe in front of “Justice League.” The duo are also happy to announce that they wrapped principle photography on their new horror film and their major studio directorial... Read More

Q-C Filmmakers To Helm New Eli Roth Horror Flick

July 7th, 2017

Quad-Cities born and raised filmmakers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods have been signed to direct “Haunt,” a new horror-thriller also written by Beck and Woods. They also penned Paramount’s “A Quiet Place” which stars John Krasinski and Emily Blunt and marks Krasinski’s major studio directorial debut. Production on “Haunt” is eyed for a fall start. The plot: On Halloween, a group of friends encounter an “extreme” haunted house which promises to feed on their darkest fears. The night turns deadly as they come to the horrifying realization that some nightmares are real. A Quiet Place,... Read More

QC’s Beck and Woods Sign Paramount Deal For ‘Quiet Place’

March 16th, 2017

Former Quad-Cities filmmakers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods have landed a huge deal, selling their screenplay “A Quiet Place,” to Paramount Pictures. The duo, whose last project was the critically acclaimed “Nightlight,” were born and raised in Bettendorf and made over two dozen films in the area under the Bluebox Limited banner. They moved to Hollywood after winning an MTV filmmakers competition and have since made a number of films on the coast. As for “A Quiet Place,” Emily Blunt is starring in the film with John Krasinski, who will also direct. “We are executive producers on the... Read More

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