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
We are extending the deadline to submit your short story, poem, or prose work to our upcoming anthology, Once Upon a Fairytale! The new deadline is November 1st.
This second anthology from Harvardwood Publishing will feature modern retellings of classic fairytales in the form of short stories, poems, and songs. What would a contemporary version of a Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, or Little Red Riding Hood read like if written today?
Submissions must be written in English. Open to unpublished and previously-published authors. No Harvard or Harvardwood affiliation necessary, so spread the word to all of your writerly friends and colleagues!Read more
Every October, the Independent Television Festival (ITVFest) brings talented executives, creators, and fans of episodic content to Manchester, Vermont, for 5 days of panels, screenings, and networking. This year ITVFest's Executive Director Philip Gilpin, Jr., who gave a well-received Harvardwood salon talk in Cambridge, has generously offered Harvardwood members 25% off all festival tickets and passes. Just go to https://www.itvfest.com and enter HARVARDWOOD18 at check-out to claim your discount. And if you'll be attending, please let Boston/On-Campus chapter head Adam Pachter AB '92 know at [email protected].Read more
Current students, you have until Friday, October 19th to apply to the 2019 Harvardwood 101 J-termship program!
The Harvardwood 101 career exploration program brings two dozen current undergraduates to Los Angeles during the January term and provides a series of career-related activities in order to demystify Hollywood and educate them about careers in the entertainment industry. The program began in 2003 and is cosponsored by Harvard University's Office for the Arts and the Office of Career Services.Read more
Breaking news from The Crimson: "Hasty Pudding Theatricals has cast six women to perform in its 2019 show, completing a co-ed shift the group vowed last semester and ending an almost two-century period during which only men could act in Pudding productions."
Among the six are two Harvardwood 101 alumnae, Annabel O’Hagan AB '19 and Laura Sky Herman AB '19! The four other women selected are Celia K. Kenney AB '20, Ellen L. Shaheen AB '21, Shirley L. Chen AB '22, and Ashley M. LaLonde AB '20. Congratulations to all!
The 2018-19 Harvardwood Writers Program in Boston will begin meeting weekly in early October, and we're accepting applications from interested writers now through Sept. 25th.
New participants will be asked to submit a short writing sample, a bio or resume, and a paragraph stating what you'd like to work on with the group this year. Only Harvardwood members are eligible to apply and participate, so if you're not a current member, join Harvardwood or renew your membership before accessing the application link. The participation fee is $80/writer.
If you're interested in joining the Boston Screenwriting Group, make sure you're a current Harvardwood member, log in to our website, and fill out this brief form.
Now through Sept. 16th, we're accepting applications to the Fall 2018 Harvardwood Writers Program - TV Modules (HWP-TV)!
HWP-TV uses peer review, guest speakers and workshops to foster a motivating and supportive environment for each participant’s writing. Participants of the HWP — TV Modules may be considered for the annual Harvardwood Most Staffable TV Writers List (see below). All writers must be based in LA and Harvardwood Full Members.Read more
Will your project be screening at this year's LA Film Festival, Sept. 20-28th? We're here to support YOU, and Harvardwood members are always able to share info about upcoming screenings or other events to the Harvardwood Heads To... calendar.
Aligned with the mission of Harvardwood, the purpose of the Pacific Northwest 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 September 15, 2018, we're administering a short survey (3-5 minutes) for PNW-based members to inform our events and programming in the upcoming year as we revive the chapter.Read more
DC-area residents, we need YOUR assistance! Harvardwood is eager to bring more events to our DC members, but in order to do so, we need access to free or affordable venues.
If you live in or familiar with the DC area and can hook us up with such a space, please email us. Examples of good spaces are: the conference room of a law firm; small theaters or screening rooms; the private room at a restaurant, bar, wine bar, etc.; classrooms at a community college or local school; the community room of a public library; art galleries... get creative, we're open!Read more
START BIDDING: Harvardwood's Summer 2018 VIP Lunch auction is LIVE now through Aug. 25th!
Do you have an idea for an original TV pilot? Or a finished script you’re looking to rewrite? If so, apply for the Fall 2018 NYC Harvardwood TV Writing Group!
Applications will be accepted until September 1, 2018. All applicants will be asked to submit a short writing sample, a bio or resume, and two ideas for a pilot you'd like to work on this fall. We will pitch our ideas in the first meeting and select one to move forward with.Read more