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    Harvardwood Heads To... Spotlight Series: Comedians and the Business of Funny

    Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 12:30 PM

    Comic actors, writers and stand-up comedians provide much needed relief in an often-changing world. These comedy professionals are vital to the well-being of our society. However, professionals in comedy often rely on income streams dependent on live audiences. Due to the pandemic and today’s uncertainties within the entertainment industry, comedy professionals are struggling to maintain financial stability and agency over their careers.
    Join The Actors Fund for this spotlight on comedy professionals. During this discussion, they will explore:

    • Obstacles unique to the world of comedy
    • Potential solutions to navigate a landscape of work within comedy, during and after the pandemic
    • Self-care practices for comedy professionals 
    • Resources that can be used to support your comedy career

    More info HERE

    Harvardwood Presents: Harvardwood FREE Talent Showings - January

    Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 05:00 PM

    Monthly showings is BACK! 

    Actor with monologues to run? 
    Singer with a video to share?
    Dancer with new routines to test in your bedroom?
    Writer with a piece to share?

    Test any and everything by blessing your fellow members at our FREE TALENT SHOWINGS! Simply RSVP BELOW

    Share for 5 to 7 minutes, live or from video, with optional Q&A! You can opt in or out of feedback. You will receive more information upon RSVP!

    Sunday, January 31st, 2021 @ 5pm PST / 8pm EST

    We'll be holding sessions Monthly! 

    Harvardwood Heads To... Direct to Screen: How to Direct Your Words Into Pictures

    Wednesday, February 03, 2021 at 04:00 PM

    You’ve written the film—now how do you execute it? For this session, WGF features writers/directors who will explore how to write for the camera, techniques for working with actors, and how to build dynamic scenes from elements of your story.


    • Sean Durkin - Writer/Director, The Nest, Martha Marcy May Marlene

    • Eliza Hittman - Writer/Director, Never Rarely Sometimes Always, Beach Rats

    Plus more to be announced!

    Moderated by WGF VP of Programming Larry Andries (Godfather of Harlem, How to Get Away with Murder).

    Panel starts at 4:00pm Pacific time.

    More info HERE

  • Help establish Harvardwood's South Korea Chapter!

    Help establish Harvardwood's South Korea Chapter!

    Are you interested in helping to establish Harvardwood's South Korea Chapter? We are currently looking for chapter co-leads and other positions. If you have interest in helping plan digital events for this chapter for early 2021, please email us at harvardwood@harvardwood.org

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    Apply to Harvardwood 101's First Virtual Year

    Harvardwood student members:

    Today, the application opens for our first Virtual Harvardwood 101 Program! The application will close October 18th, 2020.

    The Harvardwood 101 career exploration program provides a series of career-related activities in order to demystify Hollywood and educate undergraduates about careers in the entertainment industry. The program began in 2003 and is cosponsored by Harvard University's Office for the Arts and the Office of Career Services.

    This program is open to all current Harvard College students who are Full Members of Harvardwood. Students do not have to demonstrate prior experience in the arts, media, and entertainment—just a genuine interest in pursuing a career in one (or more!) of those fields!

    The application can be found here. Please bear with us for changes to the 101 website, as dates and details are changing in real time.

    Due to the virtual nature of the program, there may be more spaces available than in a typical year. However, 101 slots fill up quickly, so please get your application in as soon as possible!

    Questions? Email us!

    Harvardwood 101

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  • Issue 192 | January 2021

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    Issue 191 | December 2020

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