About Mattioli

AJ MATTIOLI

 

Founder

Times Square Gossip, (AJ) “could very well be considered the voice of the LGBT community in the independent film world.”

AJ Mattioli (He/Him) is a Queens born, NYC based, Trans Producer/Director with 16+ years in the entertainment industry. 

His work has been celebrated at the Queens Museum, The United Nations, The NY Times, The Advocate, Huffington Post, Gay Star News, Go Magazine, and many others!

As the go-to Trans Producer for Queer filmmaking, he’s worked with some of the hottest LGBTQ+ celebs, including Sasha Velour, Shakina Nayfack, Bob The Drag Queen, Cory Wade, Rain Dove, Vincent DePaul, Carmen Carrera, Miss Fame, and many more.

Mattioli Distribution is working with numerous LGBTQ+ owned outlets as a part of their "keep your money rainbow" initiative.

 

AJ stands with the Black Lives Matter movement and believes that positive representation matters.

 

As a "pay it forward" company we donate a portion of profits to charity. 

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SARAH SCHETTER

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

 

Sarah Schetter (She/Her) is an entertainment professional with 20 years’ experience that spans film, live performance, photography, and education.  Originally from Ohio, she has called NYC her home since 2002 after graduating from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatrical Production.  Whether her position is that of a technical director, stage manager, set fabricator or photographer, Sarah’s passion is to actualize artistic visions and empower the voices of others. Sarah has been working with Mattioli Productions since their first film.

TESTIMONIALS

"I love working with AJ! Not only is he professional and on top of his game but he can make a middle-aged drag queen look soft and pretty! And he always delivers when he says he will!"

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SHERRY VINE

International Drag Sensation

"The set of Lady Peacock was just as professional as the set for a network TV show that I worked on for three years."

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ERIC MILLEGAN

DR. Zach Addy,

"Bones"

"AJ is always 100% behind the project and the artist. He is always willing to do anything and everything to get the best results"

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DAREN KATZ

Resident Director,

"The Lion King" on Broadway

"AJ has a vision and is able to execute it while treating the crew and the actors with professionalism and respect."

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BLANCHE BAKER

Emmy Award Winner,

Ginny Baker,

"Sixteen Candles"

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