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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.

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    NESN airs students' Fenway documentary

    Four Emerson students produced Brick by Brick: Stories of Fenway Park, which is airing on NESN.

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    Vincente Minnelli biographer visiting campus

    Vincente Minnelli biographer Mark Griffin ’90 is returning to Emerson on Valentine’s Day to introduce a screening of Minnelli’s Oscar-winning 1958 film, Gigi.

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    Cape Verdean history displayed

    Associate Professor Claire Andrade-Watkins is part of the Fox Point Cape Verdean Project in Providence, Rhode Island.

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    Magee nominated for Oscar, featured in Boston Herald

    Visual and Media Arts faculty member and screenwriter David Magee is featured in a Boston Herald article about his Oscar nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay for Life of Pi. 

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    McTeigue to appear at L.A. film festival

    The 13th annual Emerson Film Festival in Los Angeles is scheduled for Thursday, February 28, at 7:30 pm at the Harmony Gold Preview House.

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    Students take professors to lunch

    President Lee Pelton has launched a new initiative that encourages students to take faculty members out to lunch as a way to build camaraderie.

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    Sudan survivor talks to students

    Sudan civil war survivor John Bul Dau held a question-and-answer session February 5 at the Bright Family Screening Room.

  • Gianvito's film premieres in U.S., at MoMA

    Following international premieres in Japan, Switzerland, Canada, Brazil, Denmark, Portugal, Austria and Croatia, VMA Professor John Gianvito’s film Far From Afghanistan will premiere in the U.S. at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York at the Museum’s annual Documentary Fortnight, February 15 through March 4, 2013.

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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.