James Harvey has beenappointed director of distribution at LA-based production and distributioncompany Myriad Pictures.

Harvey will haveresponsibility for supporting all domestic and international sales made byMyriad and will oversee the administration of content and rights management,handle distributor loyalty reporting and manage the corporate database. He willbe based at the corporate headquarters in Los Angeles and report directly toEric Christenson, executive vice-president sales and distribution.

In a statement releasedtoday Myriad president Kirk D'Amico said: 'I have known James since weboth worked together at The Samuel Goldwyn Company years ago and I have watchedhis career progress. I am delighted that he is joining our team.'

Before joining Myriad,Harvey worked as director of international distribution at Lakeshore and priorto that he was part of the distribution team at Summit Entertainment.