Independent music specialist Christopher Violette has joined Myriad Pictures as head of music. Reporting to Myriad president Kirk D'Amico and president of production Lucas Foster, he will music supervise a number of Myriad films as well as being responsible for overseeing all the company's music-related interests including the hiring of other music supervisors and composers, music licensing and soliciting soundtracks.

He will also work closely with Myriad's parent company IN-motion AG and its music affiliates, which include Trauma Records in Los Angeles and SPV Schallplatten
Produktion und Vertrieb in Hannover.

Violette worked recently with Palm Pictures, advising on feature acquisitions and music-supervising Lockdown. His other music supervisor credits include Orgazmo, The Last Time I Committed Suicide, A Slipping Down Life and Myriad's Tangled. He also served as a consultant to Walt Disney Pictures' music department, was A&R manager and director of soundtracks for Island Records and national director for PolyGram Group Distribution's college representation programme which he founded.