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.

  • Christian Kiley

    Emersonians discuss producing for the web in Boston Globe

    Emerson MFA candidate Christian Kiley and Michael Cyril Creighton ’01, producer of the award-winning web series Jack in the Box, are among several Boston-based filmmakers, including fellow Emerson graduates, who have taken to the web to showcase original content.

  • Melinda Robins

    Summer becomes global education

    Several faculty members traveled abroad this summer, turning their summer breaks into educational experiences that will enhance their classroom teaching at Emerson.

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    Highly festive Move-In Day at Emerson

    Beyoncé is blaring and college students are dressed in tutus, leis, mouse ears, bullhorns, and suspenders as far as the eye can see. It can mean only one thing: Move-In Day at Emerson College is here.

  • Mihailidis

    5 students attend global Salzburg Academy

    Five Emerson students and two faculty members attended the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change in Salzburg, Austria, this summer, joining students and academic leaders from 23 countries.

  • Aust

    Alum's 'Nightmare' film awarded at Fantasia

    A recent graduate's thesis project — a horror-gothic film about monsters who cook up nightmares — received a recent award at the Fantasia International Film Festival.

  • Elaine McMillion

    Alumna films marijuana story for New York Times Op-doc

    Elaine McMillion Sheldon, MFA ’13, whose interactive documentary Hollow is nominated for an Emmy Award this year, has produced a new short film about the emerging marijuana industry in Colorado.

  • LaFlamme

    Summer internships featured on Facebook

    Emerson’s Career Services Office has asked several students about their internships this summer and is featuring their responses on Facebook and Twitter.

  • ELA

    Emerson gets #9 Hollywood Reporter ranking

    The Hollywood Reporter has ranked Emerson College as the ninth best film school in the country for 2014.

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