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.

  • Sheehan Vazquez

    VMA students win script writing competition

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

  • CTA winners

    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.

  • Klenhard

    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.

  • Mutchnick

    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.  

  • McMillion

    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.

  • Greenwalds

    Greenwald '91 visits campus with son

    Todd Greenwald '91, creator of the Disney Channel hit Wizards of Waverly Place, visited campus for the first time in 22 years with his son, Jordan.  

  • Tucker

    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.

  • Consumed

    EIV news special examines food habits

    Emerson Independent Video (EIV) will broadcast a news magazine special April 1 that analyzes how Bostonians make decisions about the food they eat.

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