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Heading to the Toronto International Film Festival this September? LET US KNOW!

Calling all Harvard-affiliated films and filmmakers heading to the Toronto International Film Festival next month!

Are you heading to Toronto? Will one of your films be presented at the Toronto International Film Festival? If so, please let us know, so that the Harvardwood community can support you and your work!

Please email our Toronto Chapter Heads, Mark and Khurshid, about your film at [email protected]

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DONATE TO HARVARDWOOD COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS!

OUR MISSION STATEMENT:

Harvardwood is a nonprofit organization for members of the Harvard University community who believe in the power and purpose of the arts, media and entertainment. By providing professional resources and service opportunities, Harvardwood strives to utilize the creativity and leadership of our diverse members as forces for positive social change.

We're seeking YOUR help to support Harvardwood's community service projects through the second annual HARVARDWOOD HEROES program!

The Harvardwood Heroes grants program gives financial support to members who demonstrate an exemplary level of dedication to supporting their local communities.

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Find out about our new HR Membership!

We're pleased to announce a new type of membership status for corporations. If you know of any companies that are interested in promoting their career opportunities to our Harvardwood network, they can register here.

As an HR Member, you can publish an unlimited number of job postings on our membership-only website and reach over 6,000 Harvard alums worldwide.

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VOTE for your favorite singer to win the Harvardwood Karaoke contest!

Harvardwood Music is pleased to present to you the finalists of our inaugural
2014 Harvardwood Karaoke Competition!

Harvardwood Karaoke is an online competition that features Harvard students and alumni singing along to a song of their choosing. Contestants recorded their Karaoke renditions and submitted those videos via YouTube to the Harvardwood Music Committee.

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Calling industry professionals to serve as Harvardwood mentors and advisors!

Harvardwood is currently seeking mentors and advisors for the Harvardwood Mentorship Program and the Harvardwood Career Advisors program. Both programs aim to foster meaningful professional relationships between Full Members of Harvardwood and established alums in their fields of interest. Our volunteer mentors and advisors are what enable these Harvardwood programs to continue to thrive and support the next generation of Harvard arts, media, and entertainment professionals. We are looking for mentors and advisors in a wide array of professional fields. We hope you will join us!

If you have any questions about either program, contact us at [email protected]

Thanks in advance for your interest!

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Deadline for the Harvardwood Karaoke Competition is THIS THURS., July 31st!

Announcing Harvardwood Karaoke!

Harvardwood Karaoke is a virtual, online competition that will feature Harvardwood members and affiliates singing along to a song of their choosing. Contestants will record their original Karaoke rendition and will upload it via YouTube. We're now accepting these original YouTube submissions throughout the month of July. The top Karaoke’ers will be featured on the Harvardwood Music page throughout the month of August, when the winner will be determined by popular vote.

To learn more about the contest and submit your Karaoke video, please click the link under the Music Program above.

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2014 Harvardwood Writers Competition ends THIS THURSDAY - July 31st

Don't procrastinate any longer and get your scripts ready for the 2014 Harvardwood Writers' Competition NOW!

We're accepting scripts in the following three categories:

1) Feature screenplays (90-120 pp., all genres)
2) Television pilots (30-min and 60-min, all genres)
3) Shorts (30-pp. maximum, no minimum)

The deadline for submissions will be Thursday, July 31st at 11:59 PM Pacific Time. Industry professionals, with support from the Harvardwood Board of Directors, will evaluate all scripts entered to determine the winner and two runners up from each category. Results will be announced this winter.

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CALLING ALL NYC WRITERS! - HARVARDWOOD NY TV WRITERS GROUP

CALLING ALL NYC WRITERS! - HARVARDWOOD NY TV WRITERS' GROUP

Are you working on a spec you just can't finish? Do you have a great idea for a pilot, but just don't know where to start? Do you have a finished script in need of some polish?

Harvardwood NYC is starting up a bi-weekly writing group for TV writers (and wannabe TV writers) of all levels, from beginner to seasoned pro. At each meeting, we'll read and workshop pieces of each other's work, with the goal of helping group members improve and perfect their scripts. Whether you're still thinking over your concept, or already have a finished script, we'd love to have you!

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SUBMIT FOR THE 2014 HARVARDWOOD WRITERS COMPETITION

Started in 2006, the Harvardwood Writers' Competition was created to give emerging Harvard writers the opportunity to gain industry exposure and to recognize superior work. The contest includes these three categories:

1) Feature screenplays (90-120 pp., all genres)
2) Television pilots (30-min and 60-min, all genres)
3) Shorts (30-pp. maximum, no minimum)

The deadline for submissions will be Thursday, July 31st at 11:59 PM Pacific Time. Scripts will be evaluated by industry professionals, and winners in each category will be announced in September. First-place writers will receive a cash award and free admission to the 2014-15 writers’ program.

Click here for further information on the process, rules, and how to enter. If you have any questions, please contact James Granger at [email protected]

Finally, if you're on Twitter, let us know how you're progressing with your submission via #2014HWC.

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NY volunteers needed for the Actors & Writers Programs!

Attention, New York Harvardwood members!

We're looking for volunteers to reinvigorate the Harvardwood Actors Program and the Harvardwood Writers Program in the New York City chapter! If you are an actor and/or writer who's interested in connecting and collaborating with other members of the Harvardwood community, please contact Spence Porter, Harvardwood NYC's Chapter Head.

We're excited to hear from you and to put together some exciting programs and events for our NYC-based actors and writers!

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Gifting the Class of '14 Harvard grads with a $10 discount off Harvardwood membership!

Congratulations to the Harvard Class of 2014!

As we celebrate the achievements of Harvard's Class of 2014 this month, Harvardwood is happy to offer our new grads a $10 discount off one year's Full Membership to Harvardwood!

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Seeking a volunteer to help manage the 2014 Harvardwood Summer Internship Program!

The volunteer will assist the Director in producing this career development program for current Harvard students. The HSIP provides a list of summer internship opportunities in the arts, media and entertainment to interested Harvard students. This summer, the volunteer will coordinate career-related activities throughout the summer for participating students and companies in NYC and LA (and/or other cities in which there is critical mass).

This is a great stepping stone for a volunteer who is interested in joining the Harvardwood Board of Directors in future.

To apply, please email your resume and a brief statement (1 paragraph) indicating why you're interested in this volunteer position to [email protected]

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