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.

  • 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.

  • Boston Strong logo

    Boston Strong photo shoot to end campaign

    Boston Magazine reports Chris Dobens '16 and Nicholas Reynolds '14 will end their Boston Strong fundraising campaign with a photo shoot June 11.

  • Palmer

    Alumni launch Boston Strong music mix

    Two Emersonians have released the Boston Strong Music Project, a digital mix of original songs by local artists, including Amanda Palmer, to raise money for The One Fund.

  • Banta

    Alum in Beijing screenwriting competition

    Joshua Banta '09 is one of several filmmakers selected for the Beijing International Screenwriting Competition on June 9.

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