Matthew Puckett is an award winning songwriter and writer. Originally from New York City, Matthew lives in Los Angeles and has worked with bands and artists such as: Rogue Wave, The Mowgli’s, Marsha Ambrosius, Jeremy Jordan, Shawn Hook, Kris Allen and Garrison Starr among others.
Matthew won a Peabody Award for his songs and score for the ABC Series HOPKINS. His new musical REBEL GENIUS (book, music and lyrics) was a finalist for the Richard Rodgers Award and the Jonathan Larson Grant presented by The American Theater Wing. It has been presented at UCLA, IAMA Theater Co., The Lied Center/ASCAP workshop and The Atlantic Theater Company in NYC.
Matthew's unique film scores include Caught (Anna Camp), Best Friends Forever (Brea Grant, Selection SLAMDANCE), Dial A Prayer (Brittany Snow, William H. Macy), Gravity (STARZ), Still Single (Showtime) and Guidance (Dreamworks/AwesomenessTV).
Other film and television music credits include: Southpaw (dir. Antoine Fuqua) Eye Candy (MTV), NCIS: LA (CBS), Being Human (SyFy), Held Up (Feature/Sony), 'Never Again' (Focus Features), and RIVERDALE among others.
Matthew is the recipient of a New Musical Theater Works commission from IAMA Theater Company in Los Angeles for his musical “Songs from the Evergreen”. He is currently developing a new musical with Jaime Casteneda and a new musical TV series for WB/Brownstone Entertainment.