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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    Fox 25 live on campus Oct. 17

    Want to show your Emerson spirit on TV? Or just wave hi to your mom!? On Friday, October 17, the Fox 25 Morning News will broadcast live from Emerson College for its  "Fox 25 College Tour" series. 

  • Emerson welcomes 17 new faculty members

    Emerson College welcomes 17 new faculty members for the 2014–2015 academic year as the College continues to expand its academic excellence in communication and the arts.

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    'Documented' prompts immigration talk

    A passionate panel discussion about immigration took place September 30 after the screening of Documented as part of the Bright Lights Series. 

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    TIME LAPSE VIDEOS: Watch 2 murals get created

    The Office of the Arts has compiled two time lapse videos showing the recent creation of murals made by artists at Emerson.

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    Faculty honored at appreciation event

    Faculty members whose work at Emerson has spanned four decades were honored at the Bordy Theater on October 1 for the first annual Faculty Appreciation Event, organized by The Spirit of Emerson and the Office of Academic Affairs.

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    'Kill the Messenger' director talks with students

    Emerson students who attended the special advanced screening of Kill the Messenger also were treated to a discussion with its well known director, Michael Cuesta, on September 29.

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    Alumni Sundance-winning pirate film premieres

    Fishing Without Nets, a new feature film created by Emerson alumni about Somali pirates that won the Directing Award at this year's Sundance Film Festival, permieres in Los Angeles September 26-27.

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    New faculty's film in large Chinese festival

    New faculty member Weiko Lin is in China this week to represent his film at the Hundred Flowers Film Festival and Golden Rooster Awards, which he described as “China’s version of the Oscars.”

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