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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A Chat with Megamind Screenwriters

    Peeking out of one office window on the the DreamWorks studio lot is a cardboard cutout of the villain everyone’s talking about—the distinct blue head of Megamind.

  • Salzburg Academy open to Emerson students

    The Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change, held this summer in Austria, is seeking accepting applications from Emerson students.

  • Alum in Beijing screenwriting competition

    Joshua Banta '09 is one of several filmmakers selected for the Beijing International Screenwriting Competition on June 9.

  • Werner to speak at Emerson about TV career

    Creator of hit television shows like The Cosby Show, Roseanne, and That 70s Show, and Chairman of the Boston Red Sox Tom Werner will visit Emerson on September 10 to speak to the Emerson community about his career in television.

  • Emerson Film Festival to light up Los Angeles this week

    The roster of student-made films to be screened this week at Emerson’s 11th Annual Film Festival will give attendees a sneak peek at the work of up-and-coming filmmakers.

  • Ethics Circle revived for Fall 2014

    Emerson’s Ethics Circle, which on sabbatical, has announced it will resume in the Fall 2014 semester with a major new lecture series, to be held over the next three years, featuring key ethics thinkers from leading universities.

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