LosAngeles-based Myriad Pictures has announced two appointments as in its film andtelevision sales department.

Jim Harvey(pictured) has been promoted to executive director of sales and distributionand Jennifer Sakurada has been appointed to director of distribution.

Moving up fromdirector of sales and distribution, Harvey assumes a leading role within thetheatrical sales department with immediate effect.

Reporting topresident and CEO Kirk D'Amico, he will directly handle sales liaison,negotiation and distribution in all media for a number of internationalterritories including Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Israel and theMiddle East.

Harvey joinedMyriad in 2002 following a five-year tenure at Lakeshore as director ofdistribution. Prior to that he served in the sales department at SummitEntertainment.

Sakurada arrivesfrom Mobius International where she worked as director of internationalcollections since July 2004. Prior to Mobius, she worked in the entertainmentdivision of Comerica Bank.

Reporting toHarvey, Sakurada will handle all aspects of collections, invoicing, contractadministration and international sales support.