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Peter Mattessi



Katie Williams

Peter’s original series, LATE, is currently in development with Trace Films. Other work includes Story Consultant and Core Writer on THE HEIGHTS, a new 30x drama for the ABC in Australia. He has been nominated for the Australian Writers’ Guild Award for Serial Drama now four times, receiving his most recent nomination in  2018.

Peter is also a core writer on EASTENDERS, for which he was nominated for a Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Award in 2019, and also writes on HOLBY CITY, for which his episode “Rocket Man” won the Writers Guild of Great Britain Best Long Running TV Series Award.

Peter moved to London in 2008 and became series script producer on EASTENDERS before moving to spin-off show E20, which he worked on for two series.

Peter trained as a script editor working in his home country of Australia before becoming a full time writer. Peter was a key contributing writer on both HOME & AWAY and NEIGHBOURS and was nominated for the Australian Writer’s Guild Award for Best Writing in a Serial Drama in 2006.

He also worked as a Development Producer for FremantleMedia Australia, creating and developing new programs and formats across drama, comedy, factual and reality.

His children’s television credits include WORST YEAR OF MY LIFE – AGAIN! for ABC/CBBC and three episodes of SPECKY MAGEE for the Australian Children’s Television Foundation.

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