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.

  • Highly festive Move-In Day at Emerson

    Beyoncé is blaring and college students are dressed in tutus, leis, mouse ears, bullhorns, and suspenders as far as the eye can see. It can mean only one thing: Move-In Day at Emerson College is here.

  • Kevin Bright honored by Boston Jewish Film Festival

    This year’s Boston Jewish Film Festival fall fundraiser is being called a “Friendsational Celebration” in honor of Emerson alumnus and Executive Artist-in-Residence Kevin Bright ’76.

  • Emerson LA: A media hub

    At the new Emerson College Los Angeles, which opens January 12, students will find state-of-the-art spaces with cutting-edge technology for everything from theater practice to audio and visual production and live video lectures.

  • Lee, Luyster get Whiting fellowships

    The Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation has granted fellowships to two Emerson assistant professors: Rhiannon Luyster of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and De-nin Lee of Visual and Media Arts.

  • New FearNet show screened on campus

    Horror-movie-director-turned-sitcom-star Adam Green was at Emerson’s Bright Family Screening Room Tuesday night to show students three advance episodes of his new FearNet original series, Holliston.

  • Animation Showcase Stops at Emerson

    Students were recently treated to a presentation by Ron Diamond, an experienced producer in the animation film industry. Diamond presented a curated selection of his favorite 11 animated shorts of the past year in his 12th annual “Animation Show of Shows.”

  • ProArts receives $140k grant from Barr Foundation

    ProArts Consortium and member institution Emerson College announced February 12 a $140,000 grant from the Barr Foundation to support strategic planning, building upon existing programs, and development of new initiatives.

  • 19 faculty in Inclusive Excellence fellowship

    Nineteen faculty members participated in the Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellows program to develop methods to address issues of diversity that arise in educational settings.

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