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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    Alums talk 'Star Wars' animation

    Hollywood animation editors Jason Tucker '90 and Nate Cormier '09 visited Emerson April 2 for a discussion titled "The Role of the Animation Editor" with faculty member and TV producer Kevin Bright '76.

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    EIV news special examines food habits

    Emerson Independent Video (EIV) will broadcast a news magazine special April 1 that analyzes how Bostonians make decisions about the food they eat.

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    Lee, Luyster get Whiting fellowships

    The Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation has granted fellowships to two Emerson assistant professors: Rhiannon Luyster of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and De-nin Lee of Visual and Media Arts.

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    Students connect with NYC alumni

    More than 50 undergraduates trekked to the Big Apple on March 15 for the annual New York Connection trip, which provided opportunities for current students to meet alumni who share their career paths.

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    Farewell to TV legend

    In a touching tribute that became emotional at times, the Emerson community on March 12 laughed and fondly remembered local legend Rex Trailer, the television cowboy and faculty member who wowed millions of children with his show Boomtown.

  • Film Fest 2013

    LA sun shines on film fest

    The 13th annual Emerson Film Festival took place in Los Angeles on February 28.

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    Boston Globe features LA film festival

    The 13th annual Emerson Film Festival in Los Angeles was highlighted in the Boston Globe on March 2.

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    Student takes aim at 'voicemail hell'

    Frank Kelleher '13 interviewed a disabled Rhode Island doctor about "voicemail hell," which is when disabled people cannot end phone calls. The video was shown at the widely-popular TED 2013 Conference in California on March 1.

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