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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Alumni's 'Hollow' gets Emmy nomination

    An alumna behind a groundbreaking documentary on poverty in rural West Virginia has been nominated for an Emmy Award just one year after graduating from Emerson.

  • 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.”

  • Kopple, Oscar winner, premieres film at Emerson

    Oscar-winning documentarian Barbara Kopple Barbara Kopple premiered Running from Crazy, her new documentary about Ernest Hemingway's family, at Emerson's Paramount Mainstage on March 27.

  • Hollywood insiders at Emerson LA kick-off

    Alumni and Hollywood industry leaders attended the July 27 kick-off of The Future Has Your Name On It!, the campaign for Emerson College Los Angeles, at the home of Founding Director Kevin Bright '76, former producer of Friends.

  • Werner to speak at Emerson about TV career

    Creator of hit television shows like The Cosby Show, Roseanne, and That 70s Show, and Chairman of the Boston Red Sox Tom Werner will visit Emerson on September 10 to speak to the Emerson community about his career in television.

  • Emerson Film Festival to light up Los Angeles this week

    The roster of student-made films to be screened this week at Emerson’s 11th Annual Film Festival will give attendees a sneak peek at the work of up-and-coming filmmakers.

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