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  • Upcoming events

    Harvardwood Heads To... The Last Will of Lucy Sutton: An Antebellum Interracial Story of Love

    Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 01:00 PM · $25.00 USD
    Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA

    When Terry Franklin attended a family reunion in Chicago in 2001 he had no idea he would be introduced to a document that would send him on the most meaningful journey of his life.

    Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with this presentation by trust and estate litigator Terrence M. Franklin who will relate his fascinating search for the truth behind the will that set his ancestors free.

    Reception and refreshments to follow.

    Sponsored by the Harvard Club of Southern California, the Harvard Black Alumni Society, supported by a generous contribution from City National Bank

    Harvardwood Heads To... Cinepolis Chelsea for a screening of ROCIO

    Monday, February 24, 2020 at 06:00 PM · $12.41 USD
    Cinepolis Chelsea in New York, NY

    On Monday February 24th, the Latin American Film Center (LAFC), a non-profit based in New York City, will be having its final screening in our five part film series "Screening América: The Series". The joint screening will showcase LA BODA and ROCÍO, two films highlighting the migrant and immigrant experience on the U.S.-Mexico border.

    The films will be followed by a video message from ROCÍO filmmaker Darío Guerrero and a panel discussion with professor and filmmaker Philip Cartelli and professor Richard Peña.

    Harvardwood Masterclass - All Things Animation!

    Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 07:30 PM · $15.00 USD
    LA Film School in Los Angeles, CA

    Writers, animators, and story developers: attend the next Harvardwood masterclass featuring Angie Sun AB '03 of Glen Keane Productions. Angie will discuss the nuances of board-driven versus script-driven development in animation; walk us through how to navigate the growing animation industry and the production pipeline; talk about creating/producing for different types of animation (including series versus features)—and much more!

    This masterclass is only open to dues-current Harvardwood Members & Friends. You must be logged in to the site to access the RSVP link below. 

    Angie Sun AB '03
    (Creative Producer, Glen Keane Productions)

    Angie Sun is a story developer and creative director who works with production companies, individual directors and writers, and brands to create compelling stories in all mediums, including film (feature, short, documentary / animated, VFX, live-action), mobile games, and even children’s books. She loves bringing creative ideas to life. Her projects have won many awards, including Emmy's, Webbys, Cannes Lions Grand Prix, Annie's, among others. 

  • Help improve Harvardwood programming: Take a 5-minute career survey

    As we focus on strengthening our flagship programs and building out new initiatives, Harvardwood needs our members' input! Please take just a few minutes to complete the survey below. We'd like to use the information about your career field and level in order to create programs and events that are better tailored to your needs.

    All survey results are anonymous, although we do request that you list your primary chapter information. The data collected in this survey will only be used internally by Harvardwood staff to help design our programs; none of the data or potentially identifying information (job title/company) will be made public or shared within our membership.

    If you have any questions about this survey or how the results will be used, get in touch. Thank you!

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    Pitch to participate in a Harvard alumni storytelling show (LA)

    Harvardwood is partnering with Harvard Alumni for Education and First-Generation Harvard Alumni to put on a Los Angeles alumni storytelling show this spring!

    If you have a 5- to 6-minute story you'd like to tell at the show, please pitch it here. Your story doesn't need to be about Harvard, but it does need to be about you. You can find some tips and tricks for what makes a good oral story here (The Moth) and here (RISK!).

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