For this year's March Madness, new members can join Harvardwood at a $10 discount OR existing members can hit the three to get free membership! The March Madness Membership Drive will begin on Selection Sunday, March 12th, and run through the end of the month.
The 2017 Harvardwood Summer Internship Program (HSIP) list of opportunities is now available!
Started in 2003, HSIP provides a list of summer internship opportunities in the arts, media and entertainment to interested Harvard students. In addition, HSIP facilitates career-related activities throughout the summer for participating students and companies in NYC and LA. Past program events have included film screenings, company visits, industry panels, and speaker series.Read more
If you're involved in a film that will be screened at Tribeca this year, let us know so we can share screening info with the Harvardwood community! We're here to support our members and their endeavors in the arts, media, and entertainment—whether it's by serving as a fiscal NPO sponsor in the early stages of a project or by promoting your concerts, exhibits, or screenings via the Harvardwood Heads To... calendar.
If you're heading to Austin this year, there are a ton of Harvardians to support! Harvard alumni are debuting several feature films (Dara Ju, Inheritance, and The Archer) and shorts (Waiting for Hassana, Hold Me) at SXSW 2017, and featured guest speakers include Baratunde Thurston AB '99 and Madame Gandhi MBA '15.
Check out our calendar for a list of panels, film screenings, and other events.
Last call to recruit Harvard students to intern at your arts, media, or entertainment company in Summer 2017
Harvardwood is pleased to announce the 2017 Harvardwood Summer Internship Program (HSIP) and is seeking internship opportunities worldwide! 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.Read more
Global Voices Film Festival, presented by USNC - UN Women, seeks to empower women by showcasing films that spotlight the unique voices, stories and experiences of women. The festival, now in its second year, supports female producers, directors and writers, who are creating some of the most insightful and groundbreaking work in cinema.
The goal of the festival is to raise money and awareness for the work of UN Women with 100% of the profits going to fund UN Women initiatives for gender equality worldwide. We are emphasizing films by female producers, directors and/or writers, or protagonists. Films by non- female filmmakers, which specifically focus on women’s stories or experiences, will also be considered.Read more
We know our members are doing great things in service of their communities, and we invite you all to spread the word about your causes with our community on this dedicated page. You can post about volunteering opportunities, nonprofit organizations that could benefit from more publicity or donations, upcoming organized gatherings or marches in your local area, etc.Read more
Companies have until Feb. 15th to submit their arts, media, or entertainment summer internship opportunities to recruit current Harvard College students for Summer 2017!
The Harvardwood Summer Internship Program (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. Companies can recruit Harvard students directly by posting their internship opportunities to Harvardwood FOR FREE. (Recruiters/companies can post internship opportunities throughout the year to our Career Center with a job posting fee of $30.)Read more
Do you have an idea for a feature script? Or one in the drawer you’ve been meaning to edit? Looking for a group of supportive and committed writers to help take your scripting to the next level? If yes, then great news: the New York City HWP-Features program is back from hiatus and will begin on March 9th!
Applications will be accepted February 1 -15, 2017. All participants will be asked to submit a short writing sample, a bio or resume, and a paragraph stating what you'd like to work on with the group this spring and summer.Read more
Now through Jan. 31st, we're accepting applications to the Spring 2017 Harvardwood Writers Program - TV Modules (HWP-TV)!
HWP-TV uses peer review, guest speakers and workshops to foster a motivating and supportive environment for each participant’s writing.
Participants of the HWP — TV Modules may be considered for the annual Harvardwood Most Staffable TV Writers List (see below). All writers must be based in LA and Harvardwood Full Members.Read more
Let's all congratulate this year's winners of the Harvardwood Writers Competition and the HWP-TV participants named to the annual Most Staffable TV Writers List (see Deadline coverage).
We received numerous excellent scripts this year, and the winning writers (listed below) were selected by a panel of television executives, writers, producers, agents, and managers. Each writer will receive a one-on-one mentorship, and Competition winners will also receive a cash prize.
This year's Sundance Film Festival runs from January 19-29th in Park City, Utah. A few films involving Harvard filmmakers to keep an eye on are:
An Inconvenient Sequel - A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Vice President Al Gore AB '69, LLD '94 continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy. Cameras follow him behind the scenes—in moments private and public, funny and poignant—as he pursues the empowering notion that while the stakes have never been higher, the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion. Thursday, 1/19; Friday, 1/20; and Saturday, 1/28.Read more