Deanna Sanchez has joined Myriad Pictures in Los Angeles as director of business affairs. She will be responsible for managing in-house business, operational and legal matters covering all aspects of theatrical features from development through distribution.

She reports directly to David Miercourt, Myriad's senior vice president of business affairs.

Prior to joining Myriad, Miercourt was a senior manager in the data technologies and alliances contracting group at SBC Communications and before that she was an attorney with Seawell, Gilbertson & Graf in Denver, Colorado.