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.

  • Linda Reisman

    Reisman in The Wrap

    Senior Distinguished Producer-in Residence in Visual and Media Arts Linda Reisman is executive producer for The Danish Girl, which premieres September 2015 at Venice and Toronto Film Fests, and in North America in November 2015.

  • Volcovich and Simonetti

    Two VMA students film documentary in Brazil

    Gabriel Volcovich ’16 and Tony Simonetti ’16 traveled to Brazil in August to film a documentary about Jose Moreira, a Boston man who left his native rural Brazilian village two decades ago to become a marathon runner.

  • Spencer Shannon

    Media literacy focus of Salzburg Academy

    Six Emerson students and two faculty members participated in the three-week Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change in Austria this summer.

  • John Craig Freeman

    Freeman's augmented reality on Science Friday

    Professor John Craig Freeman of Visual and Media Arts was featured August 21 on Science Friday, a website and online radio show, about his innovative augmented reality project at Emerson College Los Angeles in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

  • Kasteel Well 2015 summer group photo

    Clemens '17 wishes Netherlands Castle stay was longer

    Daniel Clemens ’17 spent five weeks in the Netherlands at Emerson’s Kasteel Well this summer and says his only regret was not extending his stay.

  • Charlie Brewer '17 with Jim Lane

    Brewer '17 sees Prague film opportunities

    A passionate filmmaker, Charlie Brewer ’17 says her study abroad experience in Prague, Czech Republic, this summer has her considering the city as a launching point for her career.

  • Juan Sebastian Hernandez '16

    Hernandez '16 gets rich film learning in Prague

    A Los Angeles native, Juan Sebastian Hernandez ’16 doesn’t need to go far to learn about the film industry. But the Visual and Media Arts major has longed to study abroad and jumped at the chance to attend Emerson’s Prague Summer Film Program this summer.

  • students at E3 Expo

    National rankings highlight Emerson for entrepreneurship

    In 2015 rankings, Emerson ranks high among higher education institutions across the nation.

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