Peter Filardi is from Mystic, Connecticut and attended Boston University's undergraduate film studies program. Filardi's film writing credits include Flatliners, The Craft and Ricky 6. Filardi also wrote for the popular television series MacGyver. Filardi's directorial debut was for the film Ricky 6 which won a Prix du Public at the Fantasia Film Festival, Montreal 2000. Filardi is currently working on an untitled disaster miniseries for Robert Greenwald Productions/FX television; an adaptation of Clive Barker's History of the Devil; and a new adaptation of Stephen King's It for Warner Bros. Television.