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.

  • Seth Grahame-Smith

    Grahame-Smith '98 visits campus

    “If you ask a thousand people in Hollywood how they got where they are, you’ll get a thousand different stories,” author, screenwriter, and producer Seth Grahame-Smith ’98 told students when he visited campus this week. But the true key to success in the entertainment industry, he said, is persistence.

  • Recent grads screen films at Emerson Film Fest

    Six Emerson recent grads and one current student screened films they created while attending the College during the 12th Annual Emerson Film Festival at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills, California last week.

  • New FearNet show screened on campus

    Horror-movie-director-turned-sitcom-star Adam Green was at Emerson’s Bright Family Screening Room Tuesday night to show students three advance episodes of his new FearNet original series, Holliston.

  • Eric Schaefer

    Emerson to take part in cinema and media studies conference

    Emerson College will play an integral role in the Society for Cinema and Media Studies’ (SCMS) annual conference being held at Boston’s Park Plaza Hotel March 21–25.

  • Lee Pelton, Jackie Liebergott, and Henry Winkler at LA groundbreaking

    Emerson breaks ground in Los Angeles

    Emerson broke ground today on the College’s new facility in Los Angeles with much fanfare.

  • Emmanuel Paraschos

    Media Ethics moves online

    Media Ethics, a nonprofit publication started by Emerson faculty and sponsored by the College since its inception, recently converted to a solely online format.

  • Iranian-made film "A Separation" wins an Oscar

    VMA Assistant Professor Hassan Ildari talks about the significance of the 2012 Oscar winner for Best Foreign Film on The World – a national radio program from BBC, PRI, and WGBH.

  • Emerson reporters at Oscars

    And the 2012 Oscar winners are…

    The Emerson community came together Sunday night both online and off to celebrate the 84th Annual Academy Awards and the Emersonians who were a part of it.

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