Matt Pelfrey is a film, theatre, and television writer. He worked as a staff writer on the MTV drama Skins and wrote, produced, and directed webisodes and content for MTV.com. His screenplay Survivalism was included on the 2011 Blood List, an industry-generated list of the favorite unproduced horror and thriller scripts in Hollywood. His plays have been produced around the country and overseas, and include Cockroach Nation, Terminus Americana, An Impending Rupture of the Belly, Pure Shock Value, Freak Storm, NOgoodDeed, and the stage adaptation of In the Heat of the Night, The Pilo Family Circus, and Winkie and the Basketball Diaries. His plays are available from Original Works Publishing, Broadway Play Publishing and Samuel French.