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.

  • Student films selected for Emerson Film Festival in LA

    Seven Emerson student filmmakers will screen their work at the 12th Annual Emerson Film Festival (EFF) on Thursday, March 8, at the Writer’s Guild Theater, in Beverly Hills, California.

  • IMAGINE That: Tim Riley Presents John Lennon Biopic Nowhere Boy

    John Lennon would have been 70 this Saturday, October 9. It’s been 30 years since he was killed in New York City at the age of 40, but his prolific body of work still appeals to wide audiences today.

  • Registrar DeWolf gets national award

    William DeWolf, the registrar of Emerson, will receive an award March 30 from the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers in Denver.

  • Roxbury Film Fest to show Emerson talent

    Emerson will be well represented at this year's Roxbury International Film Festival, New England's largest that celebrates people of color, which begins June 27.

  • New photo exhibit celebrates Portuguese music

    On Wednesday, May 16, in collaboration with the Boston Portuguese Festival and the Consulate General of Portugal, Emerson College’s School of the Arts will open a new exhibition titled Fado Vadio

  • Gianvito's films praised by critics

    Three film critics cited in the British magazine Sight and Sound named Vapor Trail (Clark), a film by Associate Professor John Gianvito, as one of their top five films of 2010.

  • Moldova unemployment focus of civic game

    Emerson’s Engagement Game Lab has collaborated with the United Nations Development Programme to launch an online civic engagement game for teenagers and young adults in the eastern European nation of Moldova. 

  • Gianvito’s film reviewed in New York

    Associate Professor of Visual and Media Arts John Gianvito’s film Far From Afghanistan was shown at Lincoln Center during its Cinema of Resistance series.

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