Cookie Jar Entertainment has hired Susan Richter as vp licensing U.S. She was director of licensing at Hasbro Properties Group. … Sarah Turner has been named Warner Bros. Entertainment's executive director of worldwide anti-piracy operations, North America. She was a project manager at Strategic Vision Consulting Inc. … Concrete Pictures has hired Sam Schoemann as vp client development at the West Coast office. He was head of branded content and entertainment marketing at Ka-chew! the commercial division of Klasky Csupo Inc. … IMG announced that Douglas Perlman will join as president of IMG Media, North America. Perlman was executive vp media at the NHL.


Wardell Malloy has been promoted to director of writer/publisher relations, New York, at BMI. He was associate director in that department. … Beth Mason has joined BMI's Music Row office as associate director, writer/publisher relations. She was catalog/creative manager at Windswept Pacific.


Brickyard VFX has announced the addition of 3-D artist Julian Sarmiento to the company's CG division. Sarmiento spent the past three years at Sony Pictures Imageworks, where he worked in motion capture, facial animation and 3-D modeling. … Susan Bender has established Bender Media Services Inc. For nearly two decades, Bender held the senior sales position representing Latin America at Paramount International Television, serving as the studio's vp from 1986-2005. Before forming her company, Bender was consultant and president of sales at Harmony Gold. … Jason Yanuzzi has joined SonicPool as an online editor. He was a video editor at CNBC TV from 2003-04. … Gary Shenk has been promoted to president of Corbis. He was senior vp images. … Ezra Doner and Jeffrey Liebenson have joined the sports and entertainment practice at Herrick, Feinstein Llp. Doner will head the filmed entertainment group. He has worked on such films as "Sahara" and "Pulp Fiction."


PBS Kids Sprout has added three directors: Adrienne Byrd, senior director of legal affairs; Lauren Monks, senior director of marketing and business development; and Jennifer Molod, director of interactive. Most recently, Byrd was senior counsel at Comcast Corp. in Philadelphia for three years. Monks was national director of distribution marketing at Discovery Networks in Washington. Molod most recently was the interactive director at Lenox, where she was responsible for the e-commerce Web site. … ReelzChannel has named David Anderson vp human resources. He was vp global human resources for SDI Media. … Allie Carsia has been named director of marketing at Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel. She worked at Reed Television Group as a regional sales manager. … Comedy Central has named Catherine Moran vp consumer and trade marketing. Since 2004, she had been vp marketing at Lifetime Entertainment Services. … BBC Worldwide has named Clara Fon-Sing vp America, East Coast and Latin America for its Motion Gallery business. Fon-Sing joins from Institut National de l'Audiovisuel, the French public television archive. … The Africa Channel has named Darrell Smith vp community development and marketing. He was executive director of the Pan African Children's Fund.

Compiled by Sarah Carillo