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Producer Hawk Koch Reveals the Story Behind His Unique Name

Hawk Koch, the former Academy president — and now author of a memoir — reveals how a rabbi helped him differentiate himself with a unique moniker.

Hollywood Studio Chiefs Hail Opening of Saudi Arabia’s First Cinema

Tom Rothman, Jeff Shell, Jim Gianopulos, Alan Bergman and Kevin Tsujihara were among those to record special messages for the historic screening on Wednesday night in Riyadh.

PGA Adds Sessions, Speakers for 2016 Produced By Conference

Two new 'Conversation With …' sessions and a slate of additional speakers are confirmed to participate at the June 4-5 conference hosted by Sony Pictures on its studio lot in Culver City.

Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Gary Lucchesi Among Speakers at China-U.S. Motion Picture Summit

The Academy and PGA toppers will appear at the inaugural conference in China on March 25.

Former Academy President Issues Diversity Challenge in Open Letter to Hollywood

Hawk Koch says an Oscar boycott is not the solution, but that the industry must step up efforts to develop minority talent and provide more opportunity.

Produced By: Reese Witherspoon, Eva Longoria, Tyler Perry Among L.A. Speakers

Kevin Smith, Brian Grazer, Lee Daniels, Carlton Cuse and Arianna Bocco are also on the May conference schedule.

Produced By: Harvey Weinstein Calls for New Producing Credits, Defends ‘Crouching Tiger’s’ Day-and-Date Release

"I would like to run a small Caribbean nation — somewhere with a military," the mogul joked. "I'll take care of that guy who called me 'Harvey Scissorhands' "

Jake Gyllenhaal on Producing, ‘Nightcrawler’ Cuts and How “Acting Is Incredibly Selfish”

When will he direct? "I am searching for an experience like that, but I have yet to be presumptuous enough"

PGA Awards: Hawk Koch and Mark Gordon on Making a Mark for the Industry

The guild's co-presidents talk to THR about their biggest accomplishment, how their show has changed and what's next for the guild.

Stacy Keach Hosts Earliest-Ever Oscar Screening For ‘Nebraska’ in Malibu

The summer beach crowd of more than 150 was heavy on Academy members, including Hawk Koch, Jane Seymour and the pic's co-stars, Bruce Dern and Will Forte.

Hawk Koch Resumes Duties as PGA President Alongside Mark Gordon

The producer had stepped away from his role at the guild for a year to serve as head of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Outgoing Academy President Hawk Koch on His Dramatic Term and Next Year’s Oscars (Q&A)

The veteran producer talks to THR about his biggest accomplishments, next steps and the role of ESPN/ABC's new predictive blogger, Nate Silver: "He will not have any access to members or any polling."