Director Jonothon Mitchell discusses Problem Attic's upcoming feature film "Pageant Material" on Newsy's "30 Minutes With..." hosted by Cody LaGrow

Director Jonothon Mitchell discusses Problem Attic's upcoming feature film "Pageant Material" on Newsy's "30 Minutes With..." hosted by Cody LaGrow

Director Jonothon Mitchell and Actor Hart Morse (Pageant Material) after their interview with Chuck Thomas of the Atlanta Film Chat podcast.

Director Jonothon Mitchell and Actor Hart Morse (Pageant Material) after their interview with Chuck Thomas of the Atlanta Film Chat podcast.

PRESS

Delta Tau Delta 09.18.18 - "Indie Film Director Tackles Social Issues in Feature Film"
“My overall feeling towards the content I'm trying to make, the films I'm trying to create, is that we, even at the smallest level, have the ability to bring joy to other people through things that we're creating and the things that we're putting into the world.”

VoyageATL 09.05.18 - "Meet Jonothon Mitchell of Problem Attic Productions in Buckhead"
"We are a group that is committed to creating high-quality content and I think the reputation we’ve been able to build for ourselves directly reflects that."

Atlanta Film Chat 07.23.18 "Episode 194: Jonothon Mitchell & Hart Morse"
Jonothon Mitchell and Hart Morse from Pageant Material discuss making the film, drag culture, how Jonothon managed to snag high-profile celebs for the film, and more!

Creative Loafing 07.16.18 - "A Conversation with Jonothon Mitchell"
"If teenagers who identify as queer can see someone like Rodney on the screen who’s not defined by a relationship, but rather the journey he takes to achieve his dreams, I think that’s going to be so inspiring to so many people — at least, I hope so."

Newsy 06.20.18 - "30 Minutes With.. Jonothon Mitchell"
Full video interview coming soon!

Fame Focus 04.12.18 - "'Pageant Material’ Director and Co-Writer Discusses Creating Content with Weight and Purpose"
“I hope that teens all over will see themselves in Rodney and will identify with his strength and courage. I hope we can celebrate his difference and individuality as a queer person and that people can see that what makes Rodney unique is just as important as what makes him ‘normal’ in the eyes of his heterosexual counterparts.”

Matthew's Place/Medium 04/10/18 - "Why I’m Making a Film About a Teenage Drag Queen"
"At his core, Rodney is character who is stronger and braver than I am. He is fearless and stands his ground in the face of oppression. He is smart, quick-witted, and unapologetically queer. He exists to celebrate queer difference, not straight acceptance"

Instinct Magazine 03.27.18 - "Mayhem Miller is set to hit the silver screen with drag artist Desmond Napoles!"
"I’ve recently grown to really love and admire drag culture and the strength and bravery drag queens have just by showcasing their talent night after night whether it’s on RuPaul’s Drag Race or on stage at any local clubs across the country. That admiration paired with my own nostalgia and resolve to create a film of importance ended up being integral in developing “Pageant Material.”"

NewNowNext 03.25.18 “Drag Race” Queen Mayhem Miller Starring In Teen Drag Film “Pageant Material”
“It is my goal to bring stories of everyday people to life in fresh and exciting ways, but more importantly as a gay man I yearn for more accurate and positive LGBT representation in film.”