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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    Farma's film featured in Boston Globe

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  • Steven Schirra and Eric Gordon

    Emerson team wins big at "Sundance of video games"

    Participatory Chinatown, a video game co-created by a team from Emerson, was recently awarded Best Direct Impact Game of 2011 by the Games for Change Festival in New York City.

  • Julian Higgins

    Recent Emerson graduate wins Gold Student Academy Award

    Julian Higgins ’08 is one of 12 students in the United States selected as winners in this year’s Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Student Academy Awards competition.

  • Anya Belkina

    Belkina's work featured at international conference

    Visual And Media Arts Assistant Professor Anya Belkina will have her work featured in the SIGGRAPH 2011 Art Gallery: Tracing Home.

  • Chris Faulisi

    Recent grad's film opens in L.A.

    Chris Faulisi ’10 will release his first feature film, A Proper Violence, June 3–9 at the Culver Plaza Theatres, in Culver City, California

  • VMA professor Tom Cooper

    Cooper writes about cyberbullying for the Cape Cod Times

    The Cape Cod Times published an editorial about the need to outlaw cyber bullying written by Visual and Media Arts Professor Tom Cooper.

  • Maria Menounos at the EVVYs

    30th Annual EVVY Awards break attendance records

    The 30th Annual EVVY Awards show sold out the 1,280-seat Cutler Majestic Theatre on May 14, attracted an overflow crowd to Emerson’s Bordy Theater, and was watched by hundreds of viewers live over the Web.

  • Matt Hashiguchi, student filmmaker

    Graduate student wins grant for film on post-Katrina New Orleans

    VMA student Matt Hashiguchi has won a grant for his thesis film, The Lower 9.


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