Keith Fulton

Keith Fulton

Actor, Director, Writer


Keith Fulton is an acclaimed film director, writer, and producer, known for his work in documentaries and feature films. He is best known for his work on the documentary Lost in La Mancha (2002), which he co-directed with Louis Pepe.

Fulton was born in London in 1969. He grew up in London and attended the University of Manchester, where he studied English Literature and Film Studies. After graduating, Fulton worked as a freelance film editor for several years before directing his first feature film, a documentary called The Hamster Factor and Other Tales of Twelve Monkeys (1996).

Fulton’s second feature film, Lost in La Mancha (2002), was a documentary about the failed attempt of Terry Gilliam to make a film version of Don Quixote. The documentary was a critical success, earning Fulton and Pepe a Directors Guild of America nomination for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary.

Fulton has continued to work on documentaries and feature films, both as a director and a producer. His other notable works include a short film called The Making of Longbird (2013), which he co-directed with his brother, and a feature film called The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015).

Fulton has been the recipient of numerous awards, including a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) nomination for Best British Documentary with Lost in La Mancha, and the Grand Jury Prize for Best International Documentary at the SXSW Film Festival for The Making of Longbird.

Fulton is currently working on his next project, a documentary about the making of Stanley Kubrick’s classic 2001: A Space Odyssey. He is also developing a feature film adaptation of the novel The White Tiger, which is scheduled to be released in 2021.

Throughout his career, Fulton has consistently demonstrated his knack for creating films that are visually stunning and emotionally engaging. His work has been lauded for its boldness and its ability to capture the human experience in a unique and compelling way. Fulton’s films are often thought-provoking and thought-stimulating, offering audiences a glimpse into the human condition that is both profound and entertaining.


Oct. 17, 1965

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