As Harvardwood enters its tenth year of existence, we are excited by the ways in which the organization continues to grow and thrive. This year, to help take this organization to the next level, we would like to plan and implement a long term fundraising strategy that will ensure Harvardwood's continued existence and growth for generations to come.
If you have or know of someone that has fundraising expertise that can help formulate and/or execute a plan in this area, please contact [email protected] We welcome any and all advice/help in this matter. Thank you in advance for your support!
The Toronto Chapter of Harvardwood is looking for Harvard alums involved in any of the films featured at Hot Docs this Spring. If you know of any alums traveling to Toronto to screen at Hot Docs let us know! We would love to host an event and/or highlight the film in some way. Please contact Toronto Chapter Head, Mark Solovey at [email protected]
The next round of auditions for the Harvardwood Actors Program are taking place Sunday, March 28, 2009 and Monday, March 29, 2009 in Los Angeles!
In order to participate in any part of the Actors Program you must be accepted via audition. These will only be held twice a year - so please come out on March 28 or 29!!
Email Angela Wiggins for a time slot: [email protected] - Auditions are open to Full Members only.
This Spring we are very excited to launch HARVARDWOOD HELPS, a new program that aims to deepen Harvardwood's commitment to public service!
We will begin this program by taking an active part in Harvard's Global Month of Service this April, where Harvard alumni are encouraged to participate in a service activity in their community.Read more
Are you a Harvard alum up for an Oscar this year? Do you know of any? Please send over all names to [email protected] by Tuesday, March 2nd, we want to make sure to cheer on all of our fellow peers!
Here's the list of nominees:
Calling all New Jersey residents working (or strongly interested) in the arts, media, and entertainment! Harvardwood is starting up a New Jersey Chapter, and we are in the process of planning an exciting series of events and activities in the NJ area that will be informative, fun, and great for networking. If you are in New Jersey, please join the New Jersey Chapter through the Harvardwood website (instructions below), or feel free to send an email with any questions, concerns, or ideas to Chapter Head Mariam Nazarian – [email protected]
On Tuesday, February 16, 2010, Harvardwood, in collaboration with the Harvard Club of Berlin, will host a mixer to toast the Berlin Film Festival. Members of Harvardwood, the Harvard Club of Berlin, HAA and friends are warmly invited. Please RSVP to Amy Stebbins at [email protected]
Where: Berlin, Germany: Precise Location TBA
When: Tues., February 16, 2010, evening
If you would like your favorite non-profit included in our group of available volunteer activities for the HAA's Global Month of Service this April please contact Liz Ryan from the Harvard Club of Southern California Public Service Task Force at [email protected] by TODAY, Monday, January 25th.Read more
We are looking for Harvardwood members attending and/or screening at the Berlinale this year. Harvardwood member Amy Stebbins will be putting together the first ever Harvardwood mixer at the festival and would like to host it in conjunction with a screening from a Harvardwood member. If you are attending the Berlinale and would like to be involved please contact Amy at [email protected] Thank you!
Join the Harvardwood Music Advisory Committee!
Harvardwood is starting an informal advisory committee to beef up our services for Harvardwood musicians. Our goal is to create effective and ongoing music programming for Harvardwood members that can rival the work of our film and television peers. If you would like to help develop better services, workshops, programs, panel discussions, and website features - drop us a line! We will hold our first meetings on Wed., Nov. 18 in LA and Tues., Nov. 24 in NYC.Read more
Harvardwood Needs YOU!
As we approach the 10-year anniversary of Harvardwood's existence, we are excited to reflect on the tremendous growth the organization has undergone over the past decade -- with over 3,000 members worldwide, we are now one of Harvard University's largest and most active alumni groups! This year alone we have seen:
* The launch of several new Chapters around the world (and tremendous growth in existing Chapters)
* The first-ever Harvard ROCKS, featuring Harvard musicians vying for feature film soundtrack consideration
* A new and improved Harvardwood Writers Program (HWP), complete with industry showcases of finished work
* The creation of the Harvardwood Actors Program (HAP) to provide services for our thespian members
* The re-launch of Harvardwood Books, with new opportunities for Harvardwood writers to be published
* …an explosion of fun and informative events around the world designed to keep you networked, informed, and in-the-know!
Harvardwood seeks writers to handle monthly profile pieces on alumni in the entertainment industry. Responsibilities include researching, interviewing the subject(s) via telephone or in person, and writing a 600-800 word profile piece. Writers should be familiar with both the Harvard community and the entertainment industry and may suggest profile subjects of interest. Some reporting and/or interview skills are required, as well as poise and a discreet manner. This is a great opportunity for someone trying to build their portfolio of clips and/or interested in the entertainment industry.Read more