produced Todd Haynes
' controversial first feature, Poison
, which was awarded the Grand Jury prize at the 1991 Sundance Film Festival. Since then, she has gone on to produce some of the most acclaimed American independent films including Far From Heaven
(nominated for four Academy Awards?), Boys Don't Cry
(Academy Award? winner), One Hour Photo
, A Dirty Shame
, Velvet Goldmine
, I Shot Andy Warhol
, Go Fish
, and Swoon
Killer's recent releases include Mrs. Harris, the story of the Scarsdale Diet Doctor murder starring Annette Benning and Ben Kingsley directed by Phyllis Nagy and Mary Harron's The Notorious Bettie Page, starring Gretchen Mol. Upcoming projects include I'm Not There, Todd Haynes' new film concerning Bob Dylan; Savage Grace, which will be directed by Tom Kalin (Swoon) and star Julianne Moore; and Then She Found Me, Helen Hunt's directing debut, which will star Hunt, Diane Keaton and Woody Harrelson.
In 1994, Christine was awarded the Frameline Award for Outstanding Achievement in Lesbian and Gay Media and in 1996 was honored with the prestigious Muse Award for Outstanding Vision and Achievement by New York Women in Film and Television. She received the IFP's 1999 Gotham Award for producing. Most recently Christine was honored by the New York Film Critics Circle for her work on Far From Heaven, and received the producer of the year award from the National Board of Review.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
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