Aligned with the mission of Harvardwood, the purpose of the Paris Chapter of Harvardwood is to bring together Harvard alumni and affiliates working in arts, entertainment, and media to build a supportive community of like-minded folks.
Now through February 15, 2019, we're administering a short survey (3-5 minutes) for Paris-based members to inform our events and programming in the upcoming year as we activate this new chapter.Read more
If your arts, media, or entertainment company offers summer internships and would like to receive applications from current Harvard College students, we invite you to participate in the 2019 Harvardwood Summer Internship Program (HSIP)! Companies can recruit current Harvard students directly by posting their internship opportunities to Harvardwood FOR FREE.Read more
As Harvardwood swells to almost 10,000 folks in our online community, we want to gain a better understanding of what draws them to the organization and what we can do—what we can do better—to meet their needs. To that end, we're in need of a Board member who can help us crunch our membership data and use that data to make Harvardwood even better. Read on for more info about this volunteer position!Read more
Calling all Harvard-affiliated films and filmmakers traveling to Sundance or Slamdance this month! The 2019 Sundance Film Festival will run from January 24 - February 3, 2019 in Park City, Salt Lake City, and at Sundance Mountain Resort.
Among the films that will be screened at Sundance are documentary feature The Great Hack, directed by Karim Amer and Jehane Noujaim AB '96; FilmNation's Late Night, starring Mindy Kaling and John Lithgow AB '67, Ar.D. '05; and The Last Black Man in San Francisco, produced by Jeremy Kleiner AB '98.Read more
Enter this Omaze-style raffle to win a one-on-one lunch in Los Angeles with Bad Robot's CHRISTINE OTAL! To enter to win this lunch, make a donation to Harvardwood below. The dollar amount you donate will equal the number of times you are entered into the raffle (e.g., 25 raffle entries for a $25 donation). Each individual entry has an equal chance of being selected to win this special lunch with Christine at Bad Robot Productions.
Christine Otal is a Film Development and Production Executive at Bad Robot Productions, JJ Abrams' production company, where she has worked on films such as Overlord and the upcoming Star Trek 4. Previously she was the Vice President of Development and Production at Millennium Films, where she Executive Produced films such as Olympus Has Fallen, London Has Fallen, and The Hitman's Bodyguard. Prior to Millennium, she worked at indie financier The Film Department, and at United Talent Agency. She graduated from Harvard Class of 2005 with a BA in English. While there, she was a member of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals (Producer HPT 156 and Business Staff HPT 155 and 157) and played violin in the Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra.Read more
We're looking for volunteers to help out at the registration table alongside Harvard Club of SoCal volunteers for Global Networking Night on Monday, January 9th! The event runs from 7-10pm, and as always, we're expecting a HUGE crowd at the LA GNN. All hands on deck, please!Read more
BID TO WIN by December 14th, when the auction will close at 12pm PT. This year's hot items include:
VIP Lunch, raffled Omaze-style, with Bad Robot's Christine Otal (raffle ends Wednesday, Dec. 19th)
- 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
- AND A TON MORE
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 12pm PT on Dec. 14th.Read more
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.Read more
Become a champion of the Harvard arts, media & entertainment community by donating an item from your business or service in support of Harvardwood's education events, professional programs, and service initiatives. All donations are 100% tax-deductible and auction proceeds will go to the Harvardwood Fund.
All Harvardwood donors are crucial to aiding Harvardwood in equipping a community of bright and talented artists and art enthusiasts to ultimately serve the world with their talents and resources. Harvardwood donors will receive special recognition on our website, as well as recognition at selected events and programs throughout the year. They will also receive invitations to periodic exclusive VIP Harvardwood events.
In addition to getting exposure via our online silent auction, promoted to our 9,500+ members worldwide, this is a great way to promote your product/service at our annual holiday bash on Friday, Dec. 7th in Los Angeles!Read more
Our annual Harvardwood NYC Holiday Party is without a suitable space, so if you'd be willing to consider hosting the party in your living room, or have access to a suitable party space, do please email NYC Chapter Head Spence Porter right away. And of course, we'll be happy to answer any questions you have about this annual celebration!Read more
If you're attending this year's Austin Film Festival and would like to get connected with other Harvardwood members who will be there, get in touch! Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "AFF 2018" and the contact info where you'd like to be reached. Then we'll put together the list of folks willing to share their contact info and connect all of you together.
Seeking a mentor in your field in the arts, media, or entertainment? Apply by October 5th for your opportunity to be matched with a Harvardwood mentor this year.
The Harvardwood Mentorship Program fosters meaningful professional relationships by matching Harvard graduates with more established alums in their fields of interest for a period of eight months of one-on-one career mentoring.
Mentees will connect with their mentors in three one-on-one meetings (preferred) or phone conversations over the course of the year, usually October - June. Although not required, optional experiences include shadowing a typical workday, meeting, or conference call; offering a tour of the mentor's company offices; or attending HMP events.Read more