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.

  • Hoshiko

    Freshman helps Colorado victims

    Colorado native Trenton Hoshiko '17 is raising money to help victims of the recent massive flooding in that state.

  • Walter White

    Web gets a kick out of leg art

    When it comes to getting noticed for her artistic ability, Jody Steel '14 already has a leg up. The Film major's artwork--all executed on her bare legs-- has gone viral.

  • Birmingham

    Faculty's movie on Hallmark Channel

    Faculty member Stephen Glantz's adaptation of The Watsons Go to Birmingham for the Hallmark Channel, airing September 20, may help children understand the civil rights era.

  • Salzburg

    Students attend Salzburg Academy

    Three students and two faculty members attended the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change, a three-week program to enhance understanding of media literacy.

  • Gillette

    'Cow Power' shows manure energy benefits

    Allison Gillette '12 is putting the "moo" back in movement with her documentary Cow Power, which examines the push for alternative energy on farms.

  • John Gianvito

    Gianvito’s film reviewed in New York

    Associate Professor of Visual and Media Arts John Gianvito’s film Far From Afghanistan was shown at Lincoln Center during its Cinema of Resistance series.

  • Hollingworth

    Hollingworth's 50 years honored

    Numerous Emerson faculty members were recognized September 3 for significant years of service to the College, including Ted Hollingworth of Communication Studies, who has worked at Emerson since 1963.

  • Life talks to Boston Globe about new play

    Distinguished-Director-in-Residence Theodore “Regge” Life is directing a new play that will be staged in a barbershop in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Each performance can accommodate 50 audience members.

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