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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.

  • Tesha Kondrat and Adam Reed

    Student writes for hit FX show

    Tesha Kondrat landed a dream job this summer: assistant to a writer on the hit FX animated comedy Archer.

  • President Pelton and Megan Sleeper '02

    Film celebrates the spirit of service post-9/11

    Alumna Megan Sleeper and her team visited Emerson to screen their film about the spirit of service and unity that came about in the wake of 9/11.

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    Move-in day highlighted in the Boston Globe

    The Boston Globe celebrated Emerson's unique move-in day with a photo of incoming VMA student Juliet Bournigal dressed as Wonder Woman on her first day on campus.

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    VMA Alum's Film Selected to Screen by Film Society

    Filmmaker Robbie Gemmel ’03 spent the last four years shooting, directing, and producing a documentary film called Cape Spin on the controversial Cape Wind project planned for Nantucket Sound.

  • Holly Willis

    Emerson to host University Film and Video Association conference

    Emerson College is set to play host to the University Film and Video Association’s (UFVA) 2011 Conference later this week.

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    Emerson named a top film school by Hollywood Reporter

    Emerson College’s Department of Visual and Media Arts has been named one of the world's 25 best film schools by the Hollywood Reporter.

  • Visual and Media Arts Professor Tom Cooper

    Cooper talks to the Cape Cod Times

    Visual and Media Arts Professor Tom Cooper talks to the Cape Cod Times about the benefits of taking a break from media and taking stake of our individual media consumption habits.

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    Farma's film featured in Boston Globe

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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.