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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.

  • Acappellaooza

    Four student a cappella groups unite

    Emerson's four a cappella groups will unite for the first time ever Friday, March 28, on stage for a benefit concert to raise money for student and diversity scholarships.

  • Registrar DeWolf gets national award

    William DeWolf, the registrar of Emerson, will receive an award March 30 from the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers in Denver.

  • Eva Rupert

    Rupert '01 on 'Naked and Afraid'

    Eva Rupert ’01 will be on the Discovery Channel's Naked and Afraid this Sunday, March 23. It's a reality show in shich Rupert and her survival partner are dropped into the wilderness of Madagascar—with no clothes or food—for 21 days.

  • Walker

    Students learn Anita Hill story

    Students born after the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas scandal of 1991 learned about the true impact of the event March 18 during a screening and discussion of Anita: Speaking Truth to Power with Liz Walker and Gloria White-Hammond.

  • Emerson Accelerator

    Students’ entrepreneurial ventures to be supported by new program

    The Emerson Accelerator is an exciting new program that is designed to support the creation of student business ventures.

  • Ayad Akhtar

    Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright is in residence

    Emerson College will welcome actor, author, screenwriter, and Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Ayad Akhtar on campus as senior artist-in-residence for the month of March.

  • Sheehan

    Emerson Channel launches in LA

    Given that the Emerson Channel has launched television careers for years, it only makes sense that the campus TV station has a presence in Hollywood at the new Emerson College Los Angeles.

  • Granik

    Filmmaker Granik talks to students

    Debra Granik, an Academy Award-nominated director from Cambridge, stopped by the Bright Family Screening Room on February 26 for a discussion and screening of Stray Dog.

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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.