Harvardwood News Feed


  • Upcoming events

    Harvardwood Heads To... End of Year Creative Coaching Circle: Wind Down / Ramp Up

    Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 05:00 PM · $180.00 USD

    For three weeks, bring your creative challenges, joys and road-blocks to this juicy virtual circle. Expect celebration with your peers, brainstorming and positivity. Take a look at what you've accomplished creatively this year. Discover holiday networking strategies to set you up for next year. Plan your creative projects for 2019.  Steve Harper, TV writer, playwright creativity coach (And A.R.T. at Harvard grad) leads this one-of-a-kind experience for three weeks only starting Thursday, December 6th. From 5pm - 7pm PT. Cost: $180 (only $60 per week) to step into this supportive, powerful way to end your year.

    Sign up now!

    Here's what a past participant said:

    “Before working with Steve, I was running in circles in my career. Now I have a solid plan for moving forward. And I have a lot more confidence in my choices!”  
    Tim Craig, screenwriter / teacher


    Harvardwood Heads To... The Lambs Presents CHEKHOV'S "THE PROPOSAL"

    Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 08:00 PM
    The Lambs in New York, NY

    Our friends at The Lambs have very graciously invited Harvardwood members to this performance of Chekhov's one-act farce THE PROPOSAL.  When you register (at the email or phone number in the announcement below) say that you're "a Harvardwood member."



    ⛄ Harvardwood's Candy Cane Cocktail Party ❄

    Friday, December 07, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    The Parlor in Los Angeles, CA

    Three hurrahs for Harvardwood! Come revel in holiday cheer and happy festivities with your fellow Harvardwood members, friends, and volunteers on Friday, December 7th. It'll be a wonderful way to kick off not just your weekend, but also the season of holiday festivities! We'll be celebrating at The Parlor on Melrose, where you'll rub shoulders and make merry with entertainment's favorite Harvard alums. 

    Food will be available for purchase at The Parlor. Cash bar. One free drink ticket per person to the first 75 people to RSVP!

    • Early-bird tickets are $15/Members & Friends and $20/Non-Members now through November 30th
    • Regular tickets will be $20/Members & Friends and $25/Non-Members from Dec. 1 - 7th
    • All walk-ins will be $25, regardless of Harvardwood membership status

    In addition to the holiday festivities, join Harvardwood Helps in a toy drive for the holidays!  The Los Angeles County Fire Department's "Spark of Love" drive collects new toys and sports equipment for the Department of Children and Family Services for distribution to the foster children of Los Angeles County.  Any remaining toys are then distributed to non-profit charitable organizations within Los Angeles County.  New, unused, unwrapped toys and sports equipment for every age are appreciated.  Every year, however, there is an extra need for "Toys for Teens" and "Infant Toys. 1 DONATED NEW TOY = 1 RAFFLE TICKET

    You can also get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping while celebrating. We are hosting our annual holiday silent auction in support of the Harvardwood Fund. Auction items, which will be featured at the holiday party for in-person bidding, include one-on-one lunches with industry VIPs, autographed feature film scripts, unique film/TV memorabilia, gift certificates, museum/show tickets... the list goes on and on.

    Members & Friends   


  • Bid in the 2018 Holiday Silent Auction NOW!

    The 2018 Harvardwood Holiday Silent Auction IS NOW LIVE

    BID TO WIN by this Friday evening, Dec. 7th. The auction closes at 9:15pm PT. This year's hot items include:

    • VIP Lunche, raffled Omaze-style, with Bad Robot's Christine Otal
    • Eighth Grade script, leatherbound and autographed by Bo Burnham
    • Special memorabilia items from AMERICAN ANIMALS, THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL, THE AMERICANS, and more
    • Premiere seats to Dodgers and Lakers games

    Bidding is easy! You can simply text your bid amount to (863) 509-5411 with the item code and your bid amount. You'll then be notified by when you're outbid, so you can keep track of the items you want and make sure you're the winning bidder when the auction ends at 9:15pm PT on Dec. 7th (THIS Friday).

    Continue reading →

    #GivingTuesday is Nov. 27th | Make a gift to Harvardwood

    Now that the dust has settled on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, get back into the spirit of giving with #GivingTuesday on Nov. 27th!

    There are many ways to give to Harvardwood. You can select a specific program fund to support, depending on whether you'd like your contribution to go directly to the Harvardwood 101 Fund, the Writers Program Fund, or the Harvardwood Heroes Fund.

    Continue reading →

  • Issue 167 | December 2018


    Continue reading →

    Issue 166 | November 2018


    Continue reading →
Calendar Programs Jobs & Career Development