Justin O’Neal Miller’s short film Peggy tells a tale about a housewife who appears to have it all until the cracks begin to show. Since starting its festival run, Peggy has won numerous awards including Best in Show at Rome International Film Festival, the Jury and Audience Awards for Best Short at Spokane International Film Festival, and the Audience Award for Best Short at Calgary International Film Festival. The film stars Sarah Blackman, Josh Warren and Jason MacDonald.
The film focuses on the main character as Peggy’s social graces are put to the test when she throws a birthday party for her eight-year-old son. Director and Producer Justin O’Neal Miller studied at the Georgia Tech School of Architecture, where he won the Grand Prix for his thesis film project, titled Hypertecture. His passion for design and storytelling led to a career in set design and art direction, working for feature films and television including Prisoners, 42: The Jackie Robinson Story, American Made, The Walking Dead, Baby Driver and First Man by Damien Chazelle.
Peggy is currently being developed into a half hour comedy series.