Weinsteins to work with Witt

TWC taps new senior VP of production

The Weinstein Co. has tapped Renee Witt senior VP of production.

Witt, who will be based in Gotham, will work closely with Harvey Weinstein, co-prexy of production Michael Cole, and writers and filmmakers on the development of a variety of film projects for TWC. She will oversee some film productions.

Matthew M. Quick’s “The Silver Linings Playbook” is the first project that Witt brought to Weinstein. (See related story).

Prior to joining the Weinstein Co., Witt served as senior VP at Laura Ziskin Prods., where she was responsible for acquiring and overseeing projects including “The Spellman Files,” “How to Be Good” and “Me and My Monster.”

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