Simon Kelton is a writer (story by and shared screenplay) and co-producer on EDDIE THE EAGLE starring Taron Egerton and Hugh Jackman, directed by Dexter Fletcher and produced by Matthew Vaughn.
In 2015, Simon exec produced METANOIA, a documentary about legendary American climber Jeff Lowe, which has won numerous awards at festivals such as Kendal, Banff, Boulder, Vancouver, Trento and Sheffield.
Simon has written over thirty screenplays for numerous production companies with directors like Ash Brannon, Andy Fickman, John Stevenson, Kirk Jones, Simon Wells and Nigel Cole attached to his work.
He has also performed as voice talent in POLAR EXPRESS, BEOWULF and A CHRISTMAS CAROL.
Simon is the author of the “The Rich Bastard’s Guide to Los Angeles,” which was Book of the Month in both Maxim and FHM, was listed as one of 25 must have items by GQ, was featured on Channel 7 Eyewitness News, CBS, BBC, Channel 4, and ZDF as well as in numerous UK publications.
Simon was awarded a BAFTA Los Angeles Scholarship and a Samuel Goldwyn Award and has Master’s degrees from Oxford, Stanford and UCLA.
He is currently working on a diverse slate of projects for companies like David Parfitt’s Trademark in the UK and Todd Garner’s Broken Road in the US.