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.

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    Alumni Weekend to celebrate milestones

    Nearly 600 Emerson College alumni, faculty members, leaders, and their friends and family are expected to attend this year’s annual Alumni Weekend, held May 29 – 31 on the Boston campus.

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    Students behind NESN film to learn fate

    Two Emerson students will find out on Monday, May 25, if they won $20,000 and a television job from NESN. Anthony Chasse ’15 and Michael Cantalupo ’16 produced a documentary about a blind college athlete, The Chaz Davis Story, for the competition-style show called NESN Next Producer.

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    BFA project by Clemens '13 on PBS World Channel

    A recent graduate’s documentary film that began as an Emerson class project is making its national television debut on PBS World Channel this Tuesday, May 26, at 8:00 pm EST. The film, Endless Abilities, will be available for free on the PBS World website beginning Wednesday, May 27.

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    Augmented reality workshop at ELA

    Professor John Craig Freeman recently taught a one-day workshop on video game design for students from 10 Los Angeles-area high schools at Emerson College Los Angeles.

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    Emerson LA hosts EVVYs party

    For the first time in its 34-year history, the EVVY Awards broadcast Emerson College Los Angeles students live during a viewing party May 16 at the Los Angeles center.

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    Speakers leave Class of 2015 with inspiration

    Good Morning America host Robin Roberts was the best-known person on stage at the 135th Emerson College Commencement Ceremony at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on May 18, but words of inspiration came from several other distinguished guests and students as the Class of 2015 bid farewell.

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    Robin Roberts gives unscripted Commencement Address

    Robin Roberts spoke from the heart—opting not to use written remarks—when delivering the 135th Emerson College Undergraduate Commencement Address at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center this morning.

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    Snapshot of Class of 2015

    Recent grads share what's next...

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