|Beacon Communications is known for critically-acclaimed, award-winning films such as The
Commitments, which was nominated for a Golden Globe Award as Best Picture in 1991 and
went on to win four BAFTA awards; and Keith Gordon´s well-received A Midnight Clear,
starring Ethan Hawke. In a co-venture with Turner Pictures, Abraham executive produced
David Mamet´s A Life in the Theatre, which won a Cable ACE Award for Best Dramatic or
Theatrical Special. Beacon also produced Sugar Hill, starring Wesley Snipes; Princess
Caraboo, starring Phoebe Cates and Kevin Kline, for which Abraham was a Golden Halo winner; The Road to Wellville, directed by Alan Parker and starring Anthony Hopkins; and
The Baby-Sitters Club, based on the best-selling series of books from Scholastic Magazine.
Abraham´s entry into film began with the documentary Playing To Win, an inside look at the Cuban athletic system. He authored several screenplays for such companies as 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros. and CBS and wrote for the popular series 21 Jump Street and Moonlighting. In 1990 Abraham won a Writer´s Guild Award for The Earth Day Special.