Christine Vachon is an Independent Spirit Award-winning producer. She has been lauded for her filmmaking career with the Producer Award from the Gotham Independent Film Awards.
She co-founded, with Pamela Koffler, the impactful independent film and television production company Killer Films in 1995. Killer’s Oscar-winning films have included Kimberly Peirce’s Boys Don’t Cry (1999) and Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland’s Still Alice (2014). Her Oscar-nominated films have included Todd Haynes’ Far from Heaven (2002), I’m Not There (2007) and Carol (2015). In her capacity as producer, Ms. Vachon has been nominated to eleven Spirits, most recently for First Reformed (2018), and won it in 2003 for Far from Heaven (2002).
Ms. Vachon’s dozens of other Killer movies have included Mr. Haynes’ Safe (1995), Velvet Goldmine (1998) and Wonderstruck (2017); Todd Solondz’s Happiness (1998), Storytelling (2001) and Wiener-Dog (2016); Nigel Finch’s Stonewall (1995); Rose Troche’s The Safety of Objects (2001); Todd Graff’s Camp (2003); Mary Harron’s The Notorious Bettie Page (2005); Tommy O’Haver’s An American Crime (2007); Jordan Scott’s Cracks (2009); Andrew Neel’s Goat (2016); Elizabeth Wood’s White Girl (2016); Miguel Arteta’s Beatriz at Dinner (2017); Andrew Dosunmu’s Where is Kyra (2017); and Brady Corbet’s Vox Lux (2018).
She has also dabbled in television and has two Producers Guild nominations for the mini series Mrs. Harris (2005) and Mildred Pierce (2011).
Ms. Vachon is the director of the Master of Fine Arts program at Stony Brook University.