COLIN VAINES is a film and Emmy-winning television producer whose credits include Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool, Gangs of New York, Coriolanus, The Young Victoria, and The Rum Diary.
With over 30 years in the film industry, Colin has held a variety of positions in the industry. Most notably Executive Vice-President, Development for New York-based Miramax Films in 1999, becoming Executive Vice- President, European Production and Development in 2002. There he was Co-Executive Producer of Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York, and Executive in Charge of Production on Anthony Minghella's Cold Mountain. In October 2005, he was appointed Executive Vice-President, European Production and Development for The Weinstein Company where he developed and oversaw production on numerous projects including the Oscar winning The Reader. He joined Graham King's GK Films in Los Angeles as Co-President of Production in 2007, where he became Executive Producer of The Young Victoria, The Rum Diary, starring Johnny Depp, and London Boulevard.
Returning to freelance production in 2010, he produced Coriolanus, which marked the directing debut of its star, Ralph Fiennes. His latest movie is Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool, starring Annette Bening and Jamie Bell, premiered to critical acclaim at the 2017 Telluride Film Festival and went on to screen at the Toronto and London film festivals, and was nominated for 3 BAFTA’s.