We are now accepting submissions to the 2018 Harvardwood Writers Competition!
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 in late 2019.Read more
Celebrate the first 5 years of our Heroes community service program by catching up with the 2013-2017 Harvardwood Heroes grant recipients!Read more
After reviewing numerous outstanding community service proposals, we are delighted to present to you the following 2018 Harvardwood Heroes. Each grant recipient will receive $500 to use at his/her discretion.
This year's Heroes are:
Jeanie M. Barnett MPA '02 | The Chicago Help Initiative
Farah Art Griffin EDM '08 | Anti-oppression Art Practice
Laura Kanji AB '19 | Mission Hill After School Program
Priten H. Shah AB '19 | United 4 Social Change
We're so pleased to share the winners of the Harvardwood Writers Competition and the Most Staffable TV Writers list (see Tuesday's Deadline article)!
We received numerous excellent scripts this year, and the winning writers were selected by a panel of television executives, writers, producers, agents, and managers. Each writer will receive a one-on-one mentorship, and Competition winners will also receive a cash prize.Read more
A few months ago, our Board of Directors announced the creation of the Harvardwood Prize, founded to recognize and celebrate the artistic accomplishments and potential of high school students who exemplify our mission. We are now delighted to announce that we have selected a winner for the inaugural Harvardwood Prize. Please join us in congratulating Brammhi Balarajan, a high school junior from Las Vegas, NV!Read more
If you're involved in a film that will be screened at Tribeca this year, let us know so we can share screening info with the Harvardwood community! We're here to support our members and their endeavors in the arts, media, and entertainment—whether it's by serving as a fiscal NPO sponsor in the early stages of a project or by promoting your concerts, exhibits, or screenings via the Harvardwood Heads To... calendar.Read more
This April, apply to become a 2018 Harvardwood Heroes and receive a $500 unrestricted grant! The deadline to submit your grant proposal is April 15, 2018.
Harvardwood awards $500 grants* to applicants who have demonstrated a distinguished level of service to their organizations of choice. Every year, grant winners will be determined by the strength of their proposal. They will receive the first $250 upon announcement of the winners and the balance of the grant upon submission of a final essay six months later.Read more
Harvardwood seeks accommodations hosts for the 2018 Harvardwood Summer Internship Program (HSIP). HSIP provides a list of summer internship opportunities in the arts, media, and entertainment to interested Harvard students. In addition, HSIP facilitates career-related activities throughout the summer for participating students and companies in NYC and LA (pictured below are our 2017 HSIPers at The Mission Entertainment).Read more
The Harvardwood Board is delighted to announce the new HARVARDWOOD PRIZE, founded to recognize and celebrate the artistic accomplishments and potential of high school students who exemplify Harvardwood's mission:
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.
In light of Harvard University's robust arts communities and arts education opportunities, we hope the Harvardwood Prize will encourage high school students to apply to the College. The Prize will be awarded annually to a high school junior (rising senior) who plans to apply for admission to Harvard College in the fall of their senior year and who has demonstrated excellence in their dedication to the arts/media/entertainment and its power to enact positive social change.Read more
The 2018 Harvardwood Summer Internship Program (HSIP) list of opportunities is now available!
Started in 2003, HSIP provides a list of summer internship opportunities in the arts, media and entertainment to interested Harvard students. In addition, HSIP facilitates career-related activities throughout the summer for participating students and companies in NYC and LA. Past program events have included film screenings, company visits, industry panels, and speaker series.
The earlier you apply, the better, so read on for more information about HSIP.Read more
The 2018 SXSW Film Festival, now in its 25th year (!), will take place March 9 - 17, 2018. The festival lineup includes the world premiere of Support the Girls, a feature by writer-director Andrew Bujalski AB 99; upcoming HBO series Barry by Bill Hader and Alec Berg AB '91; and documentary Generation Wealth by Lauren Greenfield AB '87.
Let us know if you plan to attend SXSW, and we'll connect all the Harvardwood folks heading to Austin this spring.
Creatives in Los Angeles, looking for an accountability partner? Trying to complete a project? Aiming to take a crack at your passion project?
Havardwood is exploring ideas for a monthly, weekly, or bi-weekly informal group to meet witht the purpose of helping one another unlock the creative juices. The workshop would be loosely structured around Julia Cameron's book The Artist Way. The group is open to anyone creating art: writers, singers, actors, directors, producers, sculptors, painters, musicians etc.
We're gathering information at this stage. Please complete the brief form below by March 17th, and we'll circle back in a month or two with some ideas.