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.

  • Adam Ezra

    Local Artists Love WERS Live Music Week

    It’s Live Music Week at Emerson’s FM radio station and local musicians will be hauling their equipment in and out of the studios all week.

  • 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.

  • Bruce Conner Artwork

    The Ghost of Bruce Conner

    Internationally recognized for his work as a filmmaker, sculptor, photographer, artist, and musician, American artist Bruce Conner is considered one of the founding fathers of the independent film movement.

  • Ilana Berzon, Elaine McMillion, Rheanna Bellomo

    Lending Their Voices, Honing Their Skills

    In a new program established by the Office of Communications and Marketing, Emerson students are writing press releases, covering news stories, producing videos, designing publications, and creating social media campaigns.

  • Nathan Firn

    Emerson Junior Scores Big with the National Association of Broadcasters

    One hundred twenty students across the United States entered last spring’s National Association of Broadcasters’ Freedom of Speech PSA contest. But only Nathan Firn ’12 came out on top.

  • M. Lee Pelton

    M. Lee Pelton named 12th President of Emerson College

    M. Lee Pelton, president of Willamette University and a former dean at Colgate University and Dartmouth College, will assume office July 1, 2011.

  • Rex Trailer

    Boomtown is Golden

    Boomtown Gold a documentary by Michael Bavaro about TV legend and Emerson Visual and Media Arts instructor Rex Trailer, aired on WGBH on August 26.

  • Community PlanIt Logo

    Gordon Awarded Knight Foundation Grant

    Emerson Visual and Media Arts Assistant Professor Eric Gordon has been awarded a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for his project Community PlanIt, a mobile role-playing game combined with social software.

Pages

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