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.

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    Family Weekend 2014 celebrated

    Hundreds of students and their parents participated in Family Weekend 2014, held October 17-19, with events ranging from the annual President’s Breakfast, Family Weekend Talent Showcase, EVVY Award Showcase, and numerous “Mini College Sessions” in classrooms with faculty members.

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    Banks '76 premieres TV One show at ELA

    Halloween came to Emerson College Los Angeles a bit early this year with the LA premiere screening of The Fright Night Files on October 14.

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    Fox 25 tour puts Emerson in spotlight

    What do Emersonians do with their Friday mornings? Hang out with local news stations, of course! Boston's Fox 25 News broadcasted its morning show live from Emerson October 17 as part of it's "Fox 25 Campus Tour" series.

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    Norman Lear celebrated on GMA

    Legendary television producer Norman Lear ’44 was featured on ABC’s Good Morning America for his remarkable career and hit shows.

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    Lost Boy of Sudan an Emerson student

    William Kohl Muorwel '17 was 8 years old when his Sudanese village was attacked by soldiers. Now, Muorwel, a "Lost Boy of Sudan," is enrolled at Emerson College, where he wants to learn about audio/visual production and share his story with fellow students.

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    Film festival transforms Emerson LA

    For the first time ever, the College’s annual film festival was held at Emerson College Los Angeles last weekend, October 10–11.

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    Student wins Acclaim TV writing contest

    Benjamin Sack '16 won the Acclaim TV Writing Contest for his spec episode of the FOX comedy New Girl. Nine other Emerson students placed in the contest.

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    'Kill Your Darlings' producer on campus

    Kill Your Darlings producer Christine Vachon spoke with students during a screening event for the film October 7 in the Paramount Center.

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