Issue 104 | September 2013

Jamiemayer.jpgIn this Issue:

+ Director's Notes
+ Message from Mia

NEWS

+ Featured Member Posting: Dance Production & Dance Center Supervisor at the OFA
+ Now accepting applications for Harvardwood 101! (Deadline Oct. 22nd)
+ Calling all Harvardwood musicians
+ Find and follow Harvardwood on Twitter and LinkedIn

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+ Industry Successes
+ New Members' Welcome
+ Member Profile: Jonathan M. Goldstein HLS '95 - writer, CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2

CALENDAR & NOTES

+ Calendar
+ Find out about our new Corporate Membership!

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Issue 103 | August 2013

In this Issue:

+ Director's Notes
+ Message from Allison

NEWS

+ Featured Member Posting: Harvardwood seeks part-time paid Coordinator
+ Submit for the 2013 Harvardwood Writers' Competition (Deadline Aug. 15th)
+ Apply for the Harvardwood Writers' Program Fall 2013 TV Modules! (Deadline Aug. 15th)
+ Apply for the Harvardwood Mentorship Program (Deadline Aug. 20th)
+ Call for Harvardwood mentors and advisors
+ Seeking a new Co-Chapter Head for Toronto

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+ Industry Successes
+ New Member's Welcome
+ Member Profile: Liz Ryan '81 - Newly elected member of the board for the Directors Guild of America

CALENDAR & NOTES

+ Calendar
+ Forgot your password? You can still submit your dues!

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Issue 102 | July 2013

* Director's Notes
* Message from Allison
* Pencil Me In:

NY EVENTS

  • Harvardwood Classical Salon Series presents: YELENA GRINBERG Plays BACH's Goldberg Variations, Tues., July 2
  • Our Smart Is Sexy Hot Harvardwood Sizzling Summer PARTY!!! Fri., July 19
  • Harvardwood Jazz Series: ROMANTIC JAZZ FOR A SUMMER EVENING with MELISSA STYLIANOU, Wed., July 24

DC EVENTS

  • Harvardwood DC Heads To...the Capital Fringe Festival feat. Alexandra Petri '10, Sat., July 20

LA EVENTS

  • NYU Tisch West vs. Brown vs. Harvard vs. Northwestern Movie Trivia Night! Wed., July 10
  • C.L.A. invites Harvardwood to Copyright and Publishing Agreements for Writers, Sat., July 13
  • C.L.A. invites Harvardwood to Rights Clearances for Filmmakers (feat. a Harvardwood member!), Thurs., July 25 - LA

SF EVENTS

  • C.L.A. invites Harvardwood to Business Issues for Bands, Wed., July 31

Hirschhorn.jpg* Submit for the 2013 Harvardwood Writers' Competition! (Deadline Aug. 15)
* Check out an event overview of JACK VIERTEL on Today's American Theater
* Seeking a new Co-Chapter Head for Toronto
* Changing your email address? How to update your account.
* Submit to the Harvardwood Visual Arts Gallery!
* Industry Successes
* Announcing the 2013 Harvardwood Heroes Grant Winners!
* Featured Member Posting: Development & Production Executive (Ideate Media) - LA/Southeast Asia
* Member Profile: Charles Hirschhorn '79

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Issue 101 | June 2013

* Director's Notes
* Message from Allison
* Pencil Me In:

BOSTON EVENTS

  • TODAY! Harvardwood Reunion Mixer, Sat., June 1st

NY EVENTS

  • Harvardwood Presents: Maria Cooper Janis on GARY COOPER, Thurs., June 20th
  • Harvardwood & ARTIAA Present: JACK VIERTEL on Today's American Theater, Mon., June 24th

DC EVENTS

  • Harvardwood DC Heads To...Pitch to Literary Agents at Books Alive! Sat., June 8th

LA EVENTS

  • Brown University Entertainment Group & Harvardwood co-present THE LEAGUE SHOW, Thurs., June 6th
  • Harvardwood Heads To...TAKE ME TO THE POORHOUSE, Sat., June 8th
  • Harvardwood Heads To...UCLA Animation Festival 2013, Sat., June 8th
  • HCSC invites Harvardwood to: Harvard in the Roaring 20's Annual Dinner & Awards feat. Harvardwood Advisory Board member Lucy Fisher, Sun., June 9th
  • Harvardwood Heads To...MARRIED & COUNTING, Fri., June 14th
  • Harvardwood Presents: Dine with Art Experts from the Antiques Roadshow®, Sat., June 22nd

karengordon.jpg* Submit for the 2013 Harvardwood Writers' Competition
* DEADLINE EXTENDED - Submit for a Harvardwood Heroes grant by June 14th
* Q&A with director Bartlett Sher now available on the Harvardwood Channel
* Panel about Stella Adler and America's Master Playwrights now available on the Harvardwood Channel
* Calling all summer interns!
* Changing your email address? How to update your account.
* Industry Successes
* Featured Member Posting: Assistant - Fox International Productions - LA
* Member Profile: Melissa M. Lee '03

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Issue 100 | May 2013

Congrats to Harvardwood on 100 issues of the Harvardwood Highlights

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* Director's Notes
* Message from Allison
* 100th issue Trivia Mania!
* Pencil Me In:

LA EVENTS

  • ***Harvardwood Seminar Series presents: The Woody Allen Exercise - Coming Up With The Idea, Wed., May 15
  • Brown University Entertainment Group & Harvardwood co-present THE LEAGUE SHOW, Thurs., May 2
  • Harvardwood Heads To...Embracing Diversity: Spotlight on Latino Culture, Fri., May 3
  • CreatorUp invites Harvardwood to: How to Make Original Web Video to Grow x10, Sat., May 4
  • Harvardwood Heads To..."SHADES" (bicoastal-award-winning play), Sun., May 5
  • TEN invites Harvardwood to...Inside the Business Speaker Series feat. talent manager Danny Sussman, Thurs., May 9
  • NUEA invites Harvardwood to...an Elevator Pitch Workshop + Speed Networking, Tues., May 14
  • C.L.A. invites Harvardwood to The Nuts & Bolts of Screenwriter Agreements, Tues., May 21
  • C.L.A. invites Harvardwood to Copyright and Publishing Agreements for Musicians, Wed., May 29

NY EVENTS

  • Harvardwood Heads To...MARRIED & COUNTING, Wed., May 1
  • OPC invites Harvardwood to FREE Preview Screening of FILL THE VOID, Wed., May 8 (exclusive access available to members only through email, not listed on website -- be sure you're logged in to view)
  • Harvardwood Presents Grammy-Nominated Violinist ANASTASIA KHITRUK: Love, Passion, Obession, Thurs., May 9 - NY
  • Special Harvardwood Tour of NY Historical Society's AUDUBON WATERCOLORS, Sat., May 11
  • Harvardwood Presents BARTLETT SHER on Directing, Thurs., May 16
  • Harvardwood Heads To...NYC Audubon Bryant Park Spring Migration Tour, Thurs., May 16

SF EVENTS

  • C.L.A. invites Harvardwood to The Business of Making and Distributing a Film, Wed., May 29

NJ EVENTS

  • Harvardwood Heads To...EVERY DAY IS A HOLIDAY at the Montclair Film Festival, Sat., May 4

PLAN AHEAD FOR...REUNION!

  • Harvardwood Reunion Mixer! Sat., June 1

* Submit for a Harvardwood Heroes grant (deadline June 1st)!
* Calling all Summer Interns! (Sign-up for housing lottery by May 15)
* A Gift for our Grads
* It's not too late...2013 Harvardwood Summer Internship Listings Still Available
* Seeking summer housing for students in LA and NY
* Industry Successes
* Featured Member Posting: Assistant to Literary Manager/Producer - LA
* Member Profile: Celebrate 100 issues with the Founders' Spotlight!

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Issue 99 | April 2013

* Director's Notes
* Message from Allison
* Pencil Me In:

NY EVENTS

  • Harvardwood Writers' Program - Comedy Writing Spring Module, begins this Wed., Apr. 3
  • Harvardwood Salon Series with Eddie Dalva, EVP at Viacom Media Networks, Fri., Apr. 19
  • Harvardwood Writers' Program - Pro Screenwriters & Playwrights Working Group, begins Mon., Apr. 22
  • Harvardwood Presents: THIS CHAIR ROCKS - The More You Know About Old Age, the Better It Looks! Wed., Apr. 24

BOSTON EVENTS

  • ***Harvardwood, OCS, & HUTV present: I Was A Showbiz Intern (an ARTS FIRST event), Wed., Apr. 24
  • W.E.B. DuBois Institute invites Harvardwood to Locke Lectures: Art in Africa and African America, begins Tues., Apr. 2
  • OFA invites Harvardwood to a master class with Barbara Cook, Thurs., Apr. 4
  • OFA invites Harvardwood to...Play It Forward: Celebrating Tom Everett, Sat., Apr. 13
  • W.E.B. DuBois Institute invites Harvardwood to Mapping Blackness in Contemporary African Art, begins Tues., Apr. 23

LA EVENTS

  • Brown University Entertainment Group & Harvardwood co-present THE LEAGUE SHOW, Thurs., Apr. 4
  • Harvardwood Heads To...Kelley Nicole back at the Red Light Lounge! Sat., Apr. 13
  • Harvardwood Seminar Series presents: Writing The Spec Script that Launches Your TV or Feature Career, Thurs., Apr. 18
  • Harvardwood Salon Series presents: The Past, Present, & Future of Cable TV, Thurs., Apr. 25
  • Harvardwood Heads To...A Million White Stars Record Release Party and Show! Fri., Apr. 26

Frascoia.jpg* April Deadlines approaching for the inaugural Beijing International Screenwriting Competition (No Entry Fees - Cash prizes & all expense paid trips to Beijing for winners - deadlines April 7 & 20)
* LAST CHANCE to join the Harvardwood Writers' Program in NY for the Comedy Writing Module (begins this Wed., April 3)
* 2013 Harvardwood Summer Internship Listings Now Available
* Seeking summer housing for students in LA & NY
* Seeking participants for the Professional Screenwriters & Playwrights Working Group - NY (begins April 22)
* 2013 Harvardwood's "Most Staffable Writers" Named!
* Get involved with Harvard Serves this April
* Check out a review of Harvardwood Presents: Berenika & Friends Play Mendelssohn
* Industry Successes
* Featured Member Posting: Seeking DIRECTOR for fully-financed indie feature
* Member Profile: Elizabeth Frascoia '00

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Issue 98 | March 2013

* Director's Notes
* Message from Allison
* Pencil Me In:

NY EVENTS

  • Harvardwood Special Offer: FREE tix to World Premiere of ADMISSION w/ Tina Fey & Paul Rudd, Tues., Mar. 5
  • Harvardwood Presents: Developing Film & TV Scripts from Non-Fiction Experiences & Sources, Thurs., Mar. 7
  • Harvardwood Jazz Series: The LEW SOLOFF SEXTET, Wed., Mar. 13
  • Our Sexy Spring Spectacular Harvardwood Equinox PARTY!! Fri., Mar. 22

SF EVENTS

  • SF Chapter invites Harvardwood To...Steve Seabrook: Better Than You, Fri., Mar. 1st
  • HAA invites Harvardwood to: Harvard College ReConnect, Sat., Mar. 16th

LA EVENTS

  • HCSC invites Harvardwood to: Lunar New Year Banquet, Sat., Mar. 2nd
  • Harvardwood Presents: Behind the Scenes at PaleyFest & THE MINDY PROJECT, Fri., Mar. 8th
  • Harvardwood Seminar Series & CreatorUp present: The Digital Artist Lab - Building Your Career Online, sponsored by Ameriprise, Sat., Mar. 16th
  • HCSC invites Harvardwood to: Kick-Off "Harvard Serves" Los Angeles! Tues., Mar. 19
  • Harvardwood Presents: TV Taping & On-Set Visit of HOT IN CLEVELAND, Fri., Mar. 22

BOSTON EVENTS

  • W.E.B. DuBois Institute invites Harvardwood to Andrew Young & the "Letter from Birmingham Jail," Thurs., Mar. 7

Sheffield.jpg* Join the Comedy Writing module of the NYC Harvardwood Writers' Program!
* Announcing the 2013 Harvard ROCKS winner!
* Seeking comics for THE LEAGUE show
* Get involved with Harvard Serves this April!
* Check out a review of Harvardwood Presents: Marge Champion
* Seeking opportunities for the 2013 Harvardwood Summer Internship Program (HSIP)!
* Industry Successes
* Featured Member Posting: Administrative Assistant - Corporate Finance (CAA) - LA
* Member Profile: Dick Sheffield MPA '81

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Issue 97 | February 2013

thetreeshiphop.jpg* Director's Notes
* "Farewell" Message from Mia
* Pencil Me In:

LA EVENTS

  • ***Harvardwood Presents: Harvard ROCKS 2013! Wed., Feb. 20th
  • ***Harvardwood Presents: How to be (_______): A Multi-cultural Identity Primer, feat. Baratunde Thurston '99! Sat., Feb. 9th
  • Harvardwood Heads To...Director Paul Thomas Anderson presents BREAKFAST WITH CURTIS, Thurs., Feb. 21
  • Ivy Entertainment invites Harvardwood to its 7th annual Academy Awards Viewing Party! Sun., Feb. 24
  • Ameriprise invites Harvardwood to..."CUT! Costume & the Cinema" at the Bowers Museum, Tues., Feb. 26
  • C.L.A. invites Harvardwood to...Legal Aspects of Internet Production, Wed., Feb. 27

BOSTON EVENTS

  • OFA invites Harvardwood to...A Master Class with RENEE FLEMING, Sat., Feb. 2

NY EVENTS

  • Harvardwood Presents Film & TV Legend MARGE CHAMPION, Wed., Feb. 6
  • Harvardwood Heads To...Orphan Songs, Wed., Feb. 20
  • Harvardwood Presents: Berenika & Friends Play Mendelssohn, Wed., Feb. 27

SF EVENTS

  • C.L.A. invites Harvardwood to...Worker Cooperatives for the Creative Arts, Wed., Feb. 20

dan-masterson-headshot-1024x.jpg* Seeking opportunities for the 2013 Harvardwood Summer Internship Program (HSIP)!
* Seeking leaders for the NYC Harvardwood Writers Program
* "Harvard Eateries" e-Book available FREE on Feb. 7th only
* Submit your materials to Harvardwood Publishing
* Submit to the Harvardwood Visual Arts Gallery!
* And the 2013 Harvard ROCKS performers are...
* Seeking volunteers for Harvard ROCKS
* Industry Successes
* Harvardwood Artist Showcase - feat. Harvard ROCKS 2013 contestants!
* Harvardwood 101 Testimonials!
* Featured Member Posting: Freelance AE needed for Documentary Feature - NY
* Member Profile: Ben Weeden '98

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Issue 96 | January 2013

* Director's Notes
* Message from Allison
* Pencil Me In:

LA EVENTS

  • TONIGHT!! Harvardwood & HBSASC present the 2013 Hollywood Panel - "Show Business is Good Business" (sponsored by Ameriprise), Wed., Jan. 2
  • Harvardwood co-hosts Global Networking Night, Mon., Jan. 14
  • Harvardwood Seminar Series: Producing Social Change through Transformative Media, Tues., Jan. 22
  • Harvardwood Presents: An Evening at the LA Art Fair & Trader Vic's, Fri., Jan. 25

NY EVENTS

  • Harvardwood Heads To...A Special Reception - THE SEVENTH FIRE, Wed., Jan. 9
  • Harvardwood GREAT BEERS Series: ENGLISH WINTER ALES, Thurs., Jan. 10
  • Harvardwood Presents: STELLA ADLER and America's Master Playwrights, Tues., Jan. 22
  • Harvardwood Presents Stand-Up Comedy: LAUGHTER TIMES THREE! Wed., Jan. 30

CHICAGO EVENTS

  • Harvardwood co-hosts Global Networking Night, Mon., Jan. 14

ONLINE EVENTS

  • Harvardwood Heads To...eBook Giveaway! Wed., Jan. 2 - Sun., Jan. 6

moniker_photo.jpg* Join the Harvardwood Board of Directors (Deadline - Jan. 8)
* And the 2013 Harvard ROCKS performers are...
* Seeking volunteers for Harvard ROCKS 2013
* Join the Chicago Chapter of Harvardwood
* Seeking company hosts and J-termship providers for Harvardwood 101 (coming up next week)
* Congrats to our 2012 Membership Drive Raffle winners!
* Industry Successes
* Artist Showcase feat. a Harvard ROCKS 2013 Finalist!
* Spotlight on Ameriprise - Learn more about Michael Persaud HBS '94
* Featured Member Posting: Associate Dir. of Marketing at the Sundance Institute - LA
* Member Profile: Jim Latham '84/'85

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Issue 95 | December 2012

* Director's Notes
* Message from Mia
* Announcing the 2012 Harvardwood Volunteer of the Year (HARVY) Award Winners!
* Pencil Me In:

LA EVENTS

  • ***Harvardwood/Stanford 2012 Holiday Soiree! Tues., Dec. 4
  • HCSC Invites Harvardwood to: Annual Harvard Holiday Salon, Sat., Dec. 1
  • Harvardwood Special Offer: FREE tix to LA Premiere for PROMISED LAND w/ Matt Damon, Thurs., Dec. 6 (just a few spots left!)
  • Harvardwood Heads To...CALIFORNIA SOLO Opens in Theaters! Fri., Dec. 7
  • Ivy Entertainment Holiday Party, Thurs., Dec. 13

OTHER EVENTS

  • Harvardwood Holiday Mixer, Fri., Dec. 7 - Chicago
  • Harvardwood Presents: Art Basel Miami Art Show & Lunch, Sat., Dec. 8 - Miami

NY EVENTS

  • WAIT LIST for Harvardwood Special Offer: FREE tix to NY Premiere & Afterparty for PROMISED LAND, Tues., Dec. 4
  • Harvardwood Presents Harvard Professor Joyce Chaplin: "Round About the Earth," Fri., Dec. 7
  • Marble Collegiate Choir Invites Harvardwood to CELEBRATE THE WONDER, Sun., Dec. 9
  • Harvardwood Heads To...(un)common threads: Blurring Genres in the 21st Century, Mon., Dec. 17

BOSTON EVENTS

  • HBS EMC Invites Harvardwood to: Media's Next Frontier, Sat., Dec. 8

Sodersten.jpg* Harvardwood pays your dues...and other GREAT reasons to join, renew, or upgrade TODAY!
* Start your bidding! View items in the 2012 Harvardwood Holiday Silent Auction
* Harvardwood Holiday Appeal
* Give the gift of Membership to Harvardwood
* Seeking volunteers for the Harvardwood/Stanford Holiday Soiree
* Join the Harvardwood Board of Directors
* Seeking company hosts and J-termship providers for Harvardwood 101
* Industry Successes
* Introducing our new partnership with Ameriprise!
* Featured Member Posting: Internship - Lin Pictures (LA)
* Member Profile: Mikael Södersten '84

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Issue 94 | November 2012

* Director's Notes
* Message from Allison
* Pencil Me In:

LA EVENTS

  • TONIGHT!! Harvardwood Film Festival & the LA Film School present: THE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES w/ Q&A, Thurs., Nov. 1
  • Harvardwood Heads To...SHATTERED GLASS feat. Kelley Nicole, Fri., Nov. 2
  • GSD Alumni invite Harvardwood to Harvard Design: Los Angeles, Fri., Nov. 9 & Sat., Nov. 10
  • Harvardwood Heads To...INTIMATE APPAREL feat. Kristy Johnson! (Discount available) Sat., Nov. 10
  • Harvardwood Heads To..."Cocktails & Camouflage" A Veteran's Day Comedy Benefit, Sun., Nov. 11
  • Brown U Entertainment Group invites Harvardwood to: (Mostly) Ivy Comedy Night (feat. Harvardwood members!), Wed., Nov. 14
  • Harvardwood Presents: A Visit to the Jeff Probst Show! Fri., Nov. 30

SF EVENTS

  • Harvardwood SF presents: Social & Idea Gathering, Wed., Nov. 7

NY EVENTS

  • Harvardwood Heads To...(un)common threads: Blurring Genres in the 21st Century, Mon., Nov. 5
  • NYIT invites Harvardwood to PENTIMENTI, Fri., Nov. 9

Mankoff.jpg* Seeking band/artist submissions for Harvard ROCKS! (Deadline Nov. 7)
* Seeking items for Holiday Silent Auction
* Announcing the launch of the new Harvardwood Resource Directory!
* Join the Features Screenwriting group in Boston (Deadline - TODAY, Nov. 1)
* Seeking company hosts and J-termship providers for Harvardwood 101
* Seeking contacts at Southern California universities
* Seeking marketing contacts at IMDb
* Industry Successes
* Artist Showcase
* DEAL OF THE MONTH!
* Featured Member Posting: Film Finance Internships - LA
* Member Profile: Doug Mankoff HBS '95

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Issue 93 | October 2012

* Director's Notes
* Message from Mia
* Pencil Me In:

NY EVENTS

  • Harvardwood Presents: HOW TO LISTEN TO JAZZ, Wed., Oct. 3
  • Harvardwood Presents: BOHEMIAN ARTISTS OF NYC Walking Tour, Sun., Oct. 14
  • The OPC/Harvardwood Connection: DEADLINES & DISRUPTION - Stephen Shepard on the Future of News, Mon., Oct. 15
  • Harvardwood Presents: ROSA ANTONELLI Plays Classics of Spain and Latin America, Wed., Oct. 24

LA EVENTS

  • Harvardwood Heads To...FREE matinee screening of CAST ME IF YOU CAN, Wed., Oct. 3
  • C.L.A. invites Harvardwood to...Merchandising, Commercial Tie-Ins, Product Placement & Sponsorships, Sat., Oct. 6
  • HCSC invites Harvardwood to Recent Grads Mixer at the Village Idiot - Welcome to Your City! Thurs., Oct. 11
  • C.L.A. invites Harvardwood to...Self-Defense for Writers & Filmmakers, Sat., Oct. 20
  • HAA invites Harvardwood to: A Conversation with Provost Alan Garber, Wed., Oct. 24
  • SAVE THE DATE(S): Harvardwood Mixer with Northwestern, NYU-Tisch, and Brown, Tues. or Thurs., Oct. 23 or 25

PLAN AHEAD...

  • Harvardwood Film Festival & the LA Film School present: Screening of THE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES w/ Q&A, Thurs., Nov. 1

Weiss.jpg* Join the Harvardwood Features Program - LA (Deadline - Oct. 7th)
* Seeking company hosts and J-termship providers for Harvardwood 101
* Announcing the 2012 Harvardwood Writers' Competition winners!
* Now accepting applications for Harvardwood 101! (Deadline Oct. 23)
* Seeking marketing contacts at IMDb and/or AFI
* Tip to ensure receipt of all Harvardwood email
* Industry Successes
* And speaking of industry success...Harvardwood TV Writers' Program Announces This Season’s Staffings!
* DEAL OF THE MONTH!
* Featured Member Posting: Assistant Editor - Boston (paid)
* Member Profile: Valerie Weiss PhD '01

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