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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    Alumni film on Vimeo homepage

    A group of alumni filmmakers got a surprise when their low-budget film was on the homepage of the popular website Vimeo.

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    Student wins game developer award

    A Visual and Media Arts student recently won a gold medal at the national Game Developers' Conference in San Francisco.

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    VMA students win script writing competition

    Two Visual and Media Arts students recently won the Ivy Film Festival's undergraduate shorts writing competition.

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    Students win College TV Awards

    Several Emerson students won College Television Awards from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles on April 25.

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    Faculty member writing Hallmark Channel script

    Writing a television movie for the Hallmark Channel while teaching classes at Emerson is not how Walter Klenhard predicted his semester would go.

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    MFA candidate uses HTML5 in documentary

    A Master of Fine Arts candidate is taking her visual storytelling to the next level—incorporating coding system HTML5 deep into her work to create a parallel interactive and linear story experience for the viewer.

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    Mutchnick '87 talks about 'Partners'

    Max Mutchnick '87, an Emerson Board of Trustees member and creator of Will & Grace, returned to campus to speak about his show Partners that was recently cancelled.  

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