Lulu Keating

Award-winning Dawson City-based filmmaker Lulu Keating brings over 40 years of professional experience to the table.

Award-winning Dawson City-based filmmaker Lulu Keating brings over 40 years of professional experience to the table.

Keating has written and directed feature-length drama, television documentary, animation and shorts projects, producing at least one film a year. Born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, she studied at Saint Francis Xavier University. At the Vancouver School of Art, she discovered a love of film. Keating attended the film program at Ryerson in Toronto before embarking on filmmaking at the Atlantic Filmmaker’s Co-op. In 1985, she incorporated her company Red Snapper Films Limited and directed a documentary in Japan.

Keating wrote and directed The Midday Sun, a $2.3 million feature film set in Zimbabwe. A gifted storyteller with a vibrant personality, in 1999 she created the animated documentary The Moody Brood with the CBC. This innovative production received numerous awards and international accolades. Keating has penned many screenplays that have won awards and been optioned. Her feature Lucille’s Ball won the prestigious $100,000 Women in the Director’s Chair Feature Film award and several other awards. Throughout her career, Keating has held leadership positions in many professional and community organizations across Canada.