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  • Upcoming events

    Harvardwood Heads To... Hear new member Paula Bonnell read her poems as one of three featured readers

    Friday, February 12, 2016 at 07:30 PM · $5.00 USD
    Loring-Greenough House in Jamaica Plain, MA

    Paula Bonnell, a native of western Pennsylvania, studied literature in Minnesota, New York, and Texas. She moved to Boston, earned a J.D., practiced law, and began publishing poems. Her collections are Before the Alphabet, a story of kindergarten in free verse, Message, including the “Eurydice” sequence, and Airs & Voices, winner of the John Ciardi Prize. In the PEN Syndicated Fiction Project, newspapers in Chapel Hill and Kansas City published her fiction. Bonnell is a PEN New England Discovery writer. Last April, she attended the two most interesting poetry events she found in Poets & Writers’ local listings, one being a Chapter and Verse reading.

    More information and event details here: http://www.jamaicapondpoets.com/page6.php. Includes map and info on free parking.

    C.L.A. invites Harvardwood to Drone Use for Filmmaking

    Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 07:00 PM · $20.00 USD
    Ken Edwards Center in Santa Monica, CA

    Drones have revolutionized television and film production almost overnight by placing a very powerful tool into the hands of filmmakers. From the major motion picture studios to independent artists, this fun and informative Q&A session with an industry-recognized attorney will leave you equipped with a solid understanding of the rules and regulations governing commercial drone operations for film and television.CLA.jpg


    Paul Fraidenburgh is an attorney in Buchalter’s Technology, Litigation, and Aviation Practice Groups who focuses his practice on representing clients in complex commercial litigation and regulatory affairs.

    Mr. Fraidenburgh has litigated cases across the country for clients spanning a wide range of industries. His experience includes representing a Fortune 100 company at trial. Mr. Fraidenburgh’s litigation practice includes unfair competition claims, class actions, intellectual property disputes, cases involving state and federal false claims acts, regulatory challenges, commercial contract disputes, and cases involving government agencies.

    Mr. Fraidenburgh has gained a national reputation for his representation of clients in the aviation and aerospace industry. The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and several other publications have quoted Mr. Fraidenburgh on the topic of unmanned aircraft systems, and his clients are among the most cutting-edge technology companies in the world.

    Parking: Affordable parking is available in the lot underneath the venue and in other nearby city lots.

    These programs are made possible, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and The City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs. Additional support provided by the California Arts Council.

  • Recent Announcements

    Unique opportunity: Pitch your music vid treatment to Interscope Records!

    gryffin.jpgInterscope Records just released “Heading Home”, the first original track by Gryffin, whose remixes have garnered millions of views. Now, Interscope is receiving treatments for the music video from Harvardwood members and other Harvard-affiliated individuals!

    Interscope will very seriously consider any high-quality treatments received, so this is a huge opportunity for anyone selected, especially if a first-time director is responsible for the concept.

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    Recruit Harvard students to intern at your company this summer!

    If your arts, media, or entertainment company offers summer internships and would like to recruit applications from current Harvard Students, we invite you to participate in the 2016 Harvardwood Summer Internship Program (HSIP)! Companies can reach current Harvard students by posting their internship opportunities to Harvardwood FOR FREE.

    HSIP provides a list of internship opportunities in the arts, media and entertainment to Harvard undergraduates and also coordinates career-related events over the summer for program participants in LA, NYC and other cities. Over 100 companies have participated in HSIP since its inception, including: 2929 Productions, ABC, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Archer Entertainment, Benderspink, Digital Domain, Dimension, Disney, Dreamworks, The Firm, Furst Films, HBO Films, ICM, Icon Productions, Intermedia, Lionsgate, LivePlanet, Mirabai Films, Miramax, National Geographic Feature Films, Red Wagon Productions, Samuels Media, Simmons Lathan Media Group, Spirit Dance Entertainment, Untitled Entertainment, Valhalla Motion Pictures, and The Young and the Restless.

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