Ari Haas has joined Santa Monica-base Myriad Pictures as manager of production and acquisitions as the company prepares for the EFM in Berlin.

Haas reports to vice-president of production Amanda Blue. Prior to joining Myriad, he was a Los Angeles-based acquisitions consultant for IFC Films. Before that he served at William Morris Independent, where he worked on such films as Away From Her and Frozen River.

Myriad’s EFM slate includes Main Street with Colin Firth, Orlando Bloom, Amber Tamblyn, Patricia Clarkson and Ellen Burstyn star in Oscar winning screenwriter Horton Foote’s last script. 

The roster includes Sebastian Gutierrez’ comedy Women In Trouble with Carla Gugino, Adrienne Palicki and Emmanuel Chriqui; caper The Con Artist starring Donald Sutherland, Rossif Sutherland, Rebecca Romijn and Sarah Roemer; and Cheryl Hines’ Serious Moonlight.