Thursday, May 31, 2007

"Outsourced" filmmaker brings the buzz home

"Outsourced" filmmaker brings the buzz home

By Moira Macdonald
Seattle Times movie critic

Seattle filmmaker John Jeffcoat, whose comedy "Outsourced" is making its local debut at SIFF, stands in the shadow of some of his older work.

Seattle filmmaker John Jeffcoat first learned that his comedy "Outsourced" had buzz last fall, at the Toronto International Film Festival. For the third and final screening of his film (all of which were sold out), Jeffcoat had some extra tickets, so he went down to the rush-tickets line to give them away. "It was like a feeding frenzy," he recalled, laughing. "People were going crazy trying to get tickets. It was weird!"

Read the entire article here:
Seattle Times Article

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

SIFF News: Seattle Filmmakers Outsourced to India!

SIFF News: Seattle Filmmakers Outsourced to India!

"We're both fighting that push to go to L.A.," says John Jeffcoat of himself and his writing partner, George Wing. The two have lived up here in Seattle for the past dozen-odd years, trying to make a living in the movie biz, without much to show for their efforts locally. Until now, since Outsourced, the first feature directed by Jeffcoat, plays SIFF this week.

Read the complete article here:
Seattle Weekly Article

Saturday, May 26, 2007

Tix Available for SIFF Eastside Screening

According to the SIFF website, there are now more tickets available for the Eastside screening of OUTSOURCED at Lincoln Square.
Purchase tickets here

Friday, May 25, 2007

Behind the scenes of Outsourced: Episode 2

We're starting to create 'webisodes' of what went on behind the scenes of Oursourced. The first episoide (episode 2) one is now online. "Jelly Belly" features Matt Smith, who plays the boss "Dave," as he suffers through illness while shooting the movie in India.
Watch on YouTube here

Monday, May 21, 2007

Seattle Times Good Bet: OUTSOURCED

Good bets: Eighteen days of programming at this theater begin May 31 with the gala premiere of Seattle filmmaker John Jeffcoat's comedy "Outsourced," set in Seattle and India.

Read more about the venues and picks for the fest here:
Seattle Times, Where the films are: All about the venues

Monday, May 7, 2007

OUTSOURCED coming to Seattle!

OUTSOURCED will screen at the Seattle International Film Festival on May 31st and June 3rd.

from the Seattle Times:
John Jeffcoat's comedy "Outsourced," about a salesman who must travel overseas to train his replacement in India, has been an award winner at several film festivals, including the Palm Springs International Film Festival earlier this year.

Read the Seattle Times article