Department of Visual & Media Arts

Department of Visual & Media Arts News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news in the Department of Visual & Media Arts. For the latest College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

  • Soyk, McMillion

    Alumni's 'Hollow' gets Emmy nomination

    An alumna behind a groundbreaking documentary on poverty in rural West Virginia has been nominated for an Emmy Award just one year after graduating from Emerson.

  • LeBron James

    LeBron move sparks Emerson filmmakers

    Basketball star LeBron James' bombshell announcement this month that he's returning to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers has reinvigorated Emerson filmmakers who documented the debacle with the help of Maria Menounos '00.

  • Bobbi Brown

    Alumna Brown featured on CNN.com

    Makeup mogul Bobbi Brown ’79, founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, is featured in a “Leading Women” profile on CNN.com International.

  • Bacon, Seth

    Bacon '00 named VP at MLS network

    Seth Bacon '00 has been named senior vice president of media for Major League Soccer (MLS).

  • Martie Cook

    Cook releases new TV writing book

    A new book by Martie Cook, associate professor and associate chair of Visual and Media Arts, examines television writing and includes interviews with 30 Emersonians connected to the industry.

  • 6 faculty receive Curricular Innovation funding

    President Lee Pelton has announced the six faculty recipients of the 2014 President’s Fund for Curricular Innovation, the fund to support faculty with proposals for curriculua that are bold, innovative, and aligned with College priorities. 

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    'Escapement' in Roxbury Film Festival

    Escapement, a short film by Emersonians that weaves jazz themes into a heartfelt generational story of African American men, will be part of the Roxbury International Film Festival June 25-29.

  • Gordon

    Gordon shares Moldova civic game findings

    An article about an Emerson-created civic engagement game used in Moldova was posted by Eric Gordon, of Emerson's Engagement Game Lab, and a colleague on the United Nations Development Programme's website.

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Visual & Media Arts Associate Professor Diane Lake has written screenplays for Columbia, Disney, Miramax, Paramount, and many independent producers.