Screenwriter Robert Carlock '95 is a favorite during JAMS! -- the OFA offerings during Harvard's Wintersession. This January, he returns with a new hit on his resume: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. We spoke with him about his undergrad years, writing comedy and the Hollywood biz.
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.
Hoping to stay in Cambridge over the winter break? Looking for a 3-week, hands-on experience in the arts, with a stipend and Harvard housing? If so, the OCS Arts and Museums Winternship Program is for you!
Dates: January 19-20 Days/Times: Thursday-Friday, 10 am-12:30 pm & 2-4:30 pm each day Level/Requirements: No previous experience in directing required Instructor: Claudia Weill’69, director of film (“Girlfriends,” “It’s My Turn,” “The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir”), TV (“Sesame Street,” “Girls,” “thirtysomething,” “My So-Called Life”), and theater (Williamstown Theater Festival, Sundance, Public Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Irish Repertory Theatre) Enrollment limited to 12 Harvard students (participants must attend all four sessions); register now>... Read more about Wintersession workshop: “TV DIRECTING—AN INTRO TO NARRATIVE”
Dates: January 18-19 Days/Times: Wednesday-Thursday, 10 am-5 pm Level/Requirements: All levels welcome; participants must provide a camera, or a phone with a camera, and a laptop for transferring captured media; familiarity with video editing software such as iMovie is helpful but not required. Instructor: Rodman Flender ’84, film and TV director/producer/writer, Dimension TV’s "Scream, the TV Series,” HBO’s “Tales From the Crypt,” Califilm’s "The Unborn” Enrollment limited to 15 Harvard students; register now>... Read more about Wintersession workshop: "MURDER MOST FOUL—AND FILMABLE"
Presented by:Harvardwood For Harvard Undergraduates only. Deadline to apply to Harvardwood 101 is Monday, October 17, 2016.
Harvardwood 101 begins with a mandatory "bootcamp" week of company visits, speaker panels, and networking mixers with Harvard alums who work in entertainment. Students also attend film and TV panels, in addition to getting a "behind the scenes" look at studios, working film sets, talent agencies, production companies, and music labels (see below for a list of companies that have participated in the past).... Read more about Deadline to apply to Harvardwood 101: Monday, October 17