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.

  • Freeman, John Craig

    Freeman brings augmented reality to ELA

    New media artist and Visual and Media Arts Professor John Craig Freeman spoke about art, technology, and his citywide augmented reality virtual art project EEG AR: Things We Have Lost during a lecture at Emerson College Los Angeles on March 16.

  • Isbell

    Isbell '17 to sing in Austin during South By Southwest

    An aspiring pop singer from Emerson will perform at a venue near the popular South By Southwest Festival (SXSW) in Austin on Saturday, March 21, alongside several well known hip-hop artists associated with the Wu-Tang Clan.

  • Eric Gordon

    Gordon to lead civic improvement

    VMA Associate Professor Eric Gordon has been selected to lead the next phase of a multi-year, multi-community initiative in civic improvement.

  • Egyptian game designers

    Egyptian game designers visit Emerson

    A delegation of game designers from Egypt visited Emerson’s Engagement Lab during spring break, March 8–14, to participate in several workshops to aid in developing games to help alleviate societal problems.

  • Beverly Scott

    Students make video with governor, MBTA manager

    Emerson College students were behind a hilarious video that was the talk of the annual St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast featuring Governor Charlie Baker and embattled public transportation manager Beverly Scott, who is leaving the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) next month.

  • 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 will be released in November 2015 by Focus Films and Working Title Films.

  • Urbonaite

    Emerson Film Festival on March 22

    More than a dozen student filmmakers are showcasing their work at the Emerson Film Festival this month for a chance at admission into the Emerson Los Angeles Film Festival in the fall.

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    ELA reception unites students, parents, leaders

    Emerson College Los Angeles students shared their LA Program experiences with members of the Emerson Board of Trustees, alumni, parents, and friends during a President’s Society Cocktail Reception on February 26.

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