Schiff-Abrams joins De Luca

Sony-based prod'n house taps exec

Zach Schiff-Abrams has joined Sony-based Michael De Luca Prods. as part of De Luca’s executive team, which includes Alissa Ferguson and Josh Bratman.

Schiff-Abrams previously served as vice president of production and development at Scott Free, Ridley and Tony Scott’s production company. During his four years there, he worked on such films as “Blackhawk Down,” “Man on Fire,” “The Gathering Storm” and the upcoming “Kingdom of Heaven” and “Tristan and Isolde.”

Most recently, he oversaw the development and production of Tony Scott’s “Domino.”

Schiff-Abrams started his career with producer Ed Pressman at Pressman Film Corp. working on films such as “Two Girls and a Guy” and “The Crow: City of Angels.”

De Luca’s production company has already wrapped its first major production, Columbia’s family adventure “Zathura,” directed by Jon Favreau and starring Tim Robbins. The company is about to begin production on “Ghost Rider,” starring Nicolas Cage under the direction of Mark Steven Johnson.