Matthew Puckett is an award winning songwriter and film composer based in Los Angeles, California. Originally from New York City, Matthew's unique film scores include Caught (Anna Camp), Best Friends Forever (Brea Grant, Selection SLAMDANCE), Dial A Prayer (Brittany Snow, William H. Macy) and Some Boys Don't Leave (Jesse Eisenberg, Winner TriBeCa Film Fest) and TV scores for Gravity (STARZ), Still Single (Showtime) and Guidance (Dreamworks/AwesomenessTV).
Matthew won a Peabody Award for his songs and score for the seven-part documentary ABC Series Hopkins and was the recipient of an ASCAP Film/TV Award for his song ʻSkylineʻ, the theme to the critically acclaimed ABC series NY Med. Matthew's new musical "REBEL/GENIUS" was a finalist for the 2017 Jonathan Larson Grant presented by The American Theater Wing.
Other film and television music credits include: Southpaw (dir. Antoine Fuqua / Weinstein Company) Eye Candy (MTV), NCIS: LA (CBS), Being Human (SyFy), Hooking Up (ABC), Held Up starring The Sklar Brothers (Feature/Sony), 'Never Again' (Focus Features), and Make It Or Break It (Disney), Finding Carter (MTV). Matthew co-wrote and produced the song "Cold Blood" by Valen featured in latest version of the videogame The Sims from Electronic Arts.
As a songwriter and producer Matthew has worked with bands and artists such as: Rogue Wave, The Mowgli's, Marsha Ambrosius, Jeremy Jordan, Shawn Hook, Kris Allen, The 3AM, Clementine and The Galaxy, Royal Tongues, Glenn Philips, Beginners, Valen and Garrison Starr.
Matthew is a member of the Dramatist's Guild and is represented as a songwriter by SONGS Music Publishing.