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Hawk Koch to present 2013 NIFF Achievement Award

on September 29, 2013

We are happy to announce that Mr. Hawk Koch will be presenting Shohreh Aghdashloo with the 2013 NIFF Achievement Award at the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony on October 24th at The Skirball Center.

Hawk Koch is a veteran movie producer who currently serves as the President of the Producers Guild of America with Mark Gordon. The PGA membership represents 5800 of the top Film, Television, and New Media Producers in the entertainment industry. Hawk recently termed out as President of the Motion Picture Academy, the film industry's most prestigious body. In his capacity as president of the Academy, Koch led a large non-profit organization with 300 employees and 6,000 members drawn from the top ranks of the film community. The Academy's best known activity is the presentation of the annual Academy Awards. In addition to the Oscars, the Academy administers numerous educational and charitable initiatives and serves as a champion for movies and filmmaking worldwide.

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