Bob Abramoff, Esq. (Legal)
Bob Abramoff has been a film producer since his first feature, Red Scorpion in 1987. Prior to this he worked in the Business Affairs department at Warner Bros. Television, and attended Boston University and law school at the University of Southern California.
Currently, Bob is executive producer of the $20 Million animated children’s adventure film, Dino Time, which will be released theatrically in the US in over 2,500 screens in the summer of 2014. Detention, another film executive produced by Bob, directed by award-winning music video director, Joseph Kahn, and starring Josh Hutcherson (Hunger Games) & Dane Cook was released theatrically in the USA by Samuel Goldwyn on April 13, 2012 and is currently available on home video from Sony.
Bob is an Executive Producer of Dear Eleanor starring Jessica Alba and Luke Wilson which will complete post production in February 2014. Bob is one of the producers of Naomi & Eli's No Kiss List based on a novel by the writer of Nick & Nora's Infinite Play List, which wrapped production in late 2013 and is currently in post production. He is attached to co-produce a film adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel “The Great Divorce”, currently in development with Steve McEveety (Passion of the Christ).
Other films Bob has produced include Spy School, a family feature starring Lea Thompson, D.L. Hughley, Roger Bart and Rider Strong, Crossroads starring Alan Arkin; Good Luck, starring Gregory Hines and Vincent D'Onofrio; Hometown Legend starring Terry O’Quinn (Lost); High Voltage starring Antonio Sabato, Jr.; Midnight Clear starring Stephen Baldwin, Red Scorpion 2, Moving Too Fast, and Heartless.
In 2007, Bob began his partnership with Payaso Productions as executive producer of two of Showtime Network highest rated specials of that year, The Latin Divas of Comedy and The Payaso Comedy Slam. Bob followed up by serving as an executive producer of 27 comedy specials and one standup comedy series for Showtime.
Since 1992, Bob has also served as a business affairs executive and attorney for some prominent filmmakers. Bob has been instrumental in the business and development of many feature and television productions including the film, Lone Survivor starring Mark Wahlberg, Escape Plan starring Arnold Schwarzenegger & Sylvester Stallone, 2 Guns starring Denzel Washington & Mark Wahlberg, Broken City starring Mark Wahlberg & Russell Crowe, The Voices starring Ryan Reynolds, Frozen Ground starring Nicholas Cage & John Cusack, Fire With Fire starring Bruce Willis & Josh Duhamel, Freelancers starring Robert De Niro, Get Low starring Robert Duvall & Bill Murray, and Everything Must Go starring Will Ferrell.
Bob also spent many years working in the world of television animation. In 1994 he formed the animation production company, Bobtown Productions, which in conjunction with animation leader Nelvana, produced the CBS Saturday Morning series, Wild C.A.T.S. After that project, for over 11 years Bob represented the prestigious Korean animation company, Sunwoo Entertainment. Under Robert’s legal and business guidance, Sunwoo produced animation for numerous Walt Disney & Nickelodeon productions as well as all three Rugrats feature films and The Wild Thornberrys feature film.
Complementing his experience in the film industry, since 1997 Bob has been a partner in Theatrical Arts International, which currently presents Broadway Touring productions in San Bernardino, CA at the 1700 seat California Theatre. In addition, TAI produces and tours its own Broadway style live theatre productions throughout the world. As a partner in TAI, Bob has produced numerous live stage productions.
Bob is licensed by the State Bar of California to practice law. He is currently a partner in the law firm of Burgee & Abramoff, where he consults on a limited basis with entertainment industry clients. Bob lives in Agoura Hills, California, with his wife and two children.