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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    New faculty's film in large Chinese festival

    New faculty member Weiko Lin is in China this week to represent his film at the Hundred Flowers Film Festival and Golden Rooster Awards, which he described as “China’s version of the Oscars.”

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    Reenergized Emerson LA Film Festival Oct. 10-11

    The reenergized Emerson Los Angeles Film Festival will unite students, faculty, and alumni October 10–11 with a mix of screenings and workshops that pay tribute to a wide breadth of student and alumni work and include insights from industry leaders.

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    Class of 2018 features authors, dancers, activists

    Emerson’s Class of 2018 is a success story in the making—SAT scores, grade point averages, and diversity are all up—but some students are also published authors, successful entertainers, and social justice activists.

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    Ferguson media impact discussed in forums

    An invigorating discussion on September 17 about the racially charged events of Ferguson, Missouri, began with a reminder of America’s legacy of inequality. 

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    Bright '76 reflects on 'Friends' 20th anniversary

    This month marks the 20th anniversary of Friends, and Kevin Bright '76 says "it's a pleasure and an honor" that Hollywood is paying homage to the celebrated TV show. 

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    Emerson UnCommon civic game launches Sept. 22

    On Monday, September 22, Emerson launches a civic engagement game called Community PlanIt: Emerson Uncommon, a highly innovative, distinctively Emersonian way of cultivating community input for the College’s ongoing strategic planning process.

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    Charles, Gregory Fried hold ethics talk

    “Adventures in Ethics,” Emerson’s exciting new lecture series in the humanities will begin Tuesday, September 9, at 4:00 pm in the Charles Beard Room. The inaugural talk is by Harvard Law School professor Charles Fried and his son, Gregory Fried, Suffolk University philosophy professor and chair.

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    Bright Lights 2014 season begins

    Emerson College has released its Fall 2014 schedule for the Bright Lights Series, a twice-weekly film screening and discussion event for the Emerson community and general public.

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