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.

  • Higgins

    Rising director on campus

    Rising film director Julian Higgins '08 is returning to Emerson October 10 after one of his films was selected by famed filmmaker Ron Howard to screen at a film festival.

  • Life

    Life's film at Yamagata film fest

    Theodore "Regge" Life of the Department of Visual and Media Arts directed a documentary about the first American casulaty of the 2011 Japan tsunami that will be screened October 10-17 at the Yamagata International Film Festival.

  • Di Bona

    Autism awareness group honors Di Bona '66

    Vin Di Bona '66, an Emerson Trustee and executive producer of America's Funniest Home Videos, was honored with the 2013 ACTivist Award for his volunteer work for autism research and awareness.

  • Bob Gersh and Kevin Bright

    Kevin Bright and Bob Gersh in Hollywood Reporter

    Founding director of Emerson College Los Angeles and executive producer ("Friends") Kevin Bright ’76 (right) and Bob Gersh P’10, of the Gersh Agency, attended an event to benefit the Rape Treatment Center & Stuart House.    

  • Wright

    Wright '10 produces Morton Downey Jr. doc

    Graham Wright '10 stopped by Emerson for the Boston premiere of Evocateur: the Morton Downey Jr. Movie, for which he worked as a producer. The documentary follows the career rise and fall of the "trash television" pioneer.

  • Gerodimos

    Gerodimos works with Engagement Lab

    Roman Gerodimos, lecturer in global current affairs at Bournemouth University, is taking sabbatical at Emerson through January to guest lecture and help develop programs with the Engagement Game Lab.

  • elephant

    'Leg art' media attention continues

    Jody Steel '14 continues to receive international media attention for her "leg art."

  • Arroyo Castro

    Colombian professor welcomed

    Edgar Arroyo Castro, dean of agriculture and art at Universidad Nacional de Colombia, was welcomed to Emerson in a reception September 24. He's part of a year-round collaboration with faculty and students here.

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