Renee Witt has joined The Weinstein Company as senior vice president of production.

Based in New York City, Witt will work closely with Michael Cole, Harvey Weinstein, writers and film-makers on the development of projects for TWC's slate. She will also oversee the production of certain projects.

Witt most recently served as Senior Vice President at Laura Ziskin Productions where she was responsible for acquiring and overseeing such projects as The Spellman Files, How To Be Good and The Crimson Petal And The White.

Prior to that she spent nine years at New Line where she rose through the ranks to vice president of development and production.