Kip Konwiser '81 is an award-winning producer and director in music, film and television. Credits include Miss Evers' Boys (HBO) which remains one of the most awarded movies in the history of television including a Best Picture Emmy and the NAACP Image Award; as well as On Hallowed Ground (TNT) which also won a Best Picture Emmy for his work as co-writer/producer/director with his lifetime collaborator & brother, Kern Konwiser.
Select other Konwiser Brothers' television credits include the TV series Kidnapped (NBC), Stranded (Lifetime), Fan Club (VH-1), Crossover (Showtime), Back In The Day (BET) and Kings of South Beach (CBS). Feature films include Ferngully: The Last Rainforest starring Robin Williams, Smile starring Sean Astin, Focus starring William H. Macy, Dallas 362 starring Jeff Goldblum, and Animal starring Terrence Howard.
Musical collaborations include Herbie Hancock in Living Jazz, Bob Marley in Soul Almighty, Willie Nelson in Willie, Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead in Planet Drum/Edge of Magic, and soundtracks for Oliver Stone's Nixon and The Crow 2.
Konwiser operates a Puerto Rico production and rebate service company with over a dozen productions filmed on the island to its credit and is presently developing a similar program in Iowa where his company is producing kids & family live action and animated feature films & TV in the coming years.
Konwiser has hosted multiple Webb@Work opportunities for young alumni. He lives in Woodland Hills with his wife, Kim and their son, Jakob.
Amara Berry ’12 truly embodies what it means to think boldly, mindfully and creatively. In October 2017, she was invited to give a Tedx Talk in Providence, Rhode Island, where she spoke on the legacy of her grandparents, how their work inspired her and the incredible work she is doing with our youth through The Sparkle Program.
We are pleased and excited to announce the appointment of Jennifer Liu as Webb’s Director of Parent Relations and Special Events effective November 1. In this position, Liu will oversee our parent relations program, which serves more than 750 current parents worldwide and an active volunteer network through our Affiliates parent organization.
An opportunity to pick the brain of award-winning author John Scalzi '87, is not one you want to miss. Discussing topics ranging from what exactly defines a burrito to what projects he currently has in production, there's never a dull moment with Scalzi.
For Webb sports fans who can’t attend a game, or if you’d like to follow along with the live stats and scores from our athletic contests, most of our home games will be covered live with video and play-by-play at The NFHS Network.
To learn more about working in independent schools and meet with school representatives about open positions, please join Webb and 30 other participants on Saturday, February 23 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at Harvard-Westlake School in Studio City.