Christine Vachon is an Independent Spirit Award and Gotham Award winner who co-founded indie powerhouse Killer Films with partner Pamela Koffler in 1995. Over the past decade and a half, the two have produced some of the most celebrated American indie features including FAR FROM HEAVEN (nominated for four Academy Awards), STILL ALICE (Academy Award winner), BOYS DON’T CRY (Academy Award winner), ONE HOUR PHOTO, KIDS, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, HAPPINESS, VELVET GOLDMINE, SAFE, I SHOT ANDY WARHOL, CAMP, SWOON and I’M NOT THERE (Academy Award nominated).
In television, Vachon recently executive-produced the Emmy and Golden Globe winning miniseries MILDRED PIERCE for HBO and an upcoming series on Amazon based on the life of Zelda Fitzgerald. Other recent work includes: KILL YOUR DARLINGS, MAGIC MAGIC, CAROL directed by Todd Haynes and WIENER-DOG written and directed by Todd Solondz.
Toby Ashraf In conversation with Christine Vachon @ QA Summit 2016
Host: Toby Ashraf
Toby Ashraf is a Berlin-based author, curator, and translator. He works as a film critic for both German and English speaking pulications. In 2014, he started the “Berlin Art Film Festival”, which presents unconventional and experimental Berlin films. He also regularly works for film productions and moderates film talks, among other things for the Berlinale sections “Forum”, “Generation”,
and “Talents”. In 2015, he won the Siegfried Kracauer Prize for the best film review.
SPECIAL TEDDY AWARD winner Christine Vachon @ the TEDDY AWARD Ceremony 2016