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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.

  • LA campus

    Excitement mounting for LA campus

    The excitement is mounting throughout the Emerson community and the City of Los Angeles as the College’s stunning new facility prepares to open its doors in January 2014.

  • Chinese journalism students

    Chinese communication students visit Emerson

    30 Chinese communication students visited Emerson July 7-13, learning about of American press, marketing and social media. 

  • Nerissa Williams

    Roxbury Film Fest to show Emerson talent

    Emerson will be well represented at this year's Roxbury International Film Festival, New England's largest that celebrates people of color, which begins June 27.

  • McMillion

    Recent grads have "Op-Doc" in NY Times

    The New York Times is featuring a preview of Hollow, the interactive documentary produced by two recent graduates about an impoverished county in rural West Virginia.

  • Shakespearean

    Shakespearean Jazz Show hits New Orleans

    The Emerson-created Shakespearean Jazz Show is on stage in New Orleans June 20-23, and will return to Boston next month.

  • Grossman

    Media Ethics online magazine released

    The Spring 2013 issue of the Emerson-produced Media Ethics online magazine has been released, featuring essays about the upcoming Wikileaks trial and coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings, among other topics.

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    Boston Strong students donate $894K

    The Emerson students who created the highly successful Boston Strong T-shirts to raise money for victims of the Boston Marathon attacks capped their two-month campaign June 11 with a check to The One Fund for $893,940.

  • Kotz Cornejo

    Faculty's film gets fellowship boost

    Associate Professor Cristina Kotz Cornejo has received a fellowship grant toward producing a feature film about the compex world of a Mexican sex worker living in poverty.

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Emerson College students at Cannes Film Festival

Emerson Students Cannes Blog

Emerson students will be chronicling their experiences at the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival. Read about their trip to the most prestigious film festival in the world.

Read the Lions in Cannes Blog »

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