Hawk Koch
, head of the 
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences,
will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Commencement ceremony, graduating our newest class of film and media arts professionals!

Dean Bob Basset writes,

Commencement keynote speaker Hawk KochAs the goal of a commencement speaker is to inspire students as they think critically about the road ahead, there can be no finer example of what it takes to make it than Hawk Koch, whose leadership and forward-thinking have helped shape how both the Academy and the Producers’ Guild have responded to changes in the business.

Koch is best known for his work as a producer on big-screen hits, such as
Wayne’s World
Source Code
, and
Primal Fear

You can
read the press release on the Screen Daily blog