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.

  • Alumna's documentary to premiere at Tribeca Festival

    A film made by an alumna that chronicles the journey of New Yorkers whose lives were touched by the events of September 11, 2001 will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival next Thursday (April 28). 

  • Grossman '70 talks digital marketing

    Crime thriller author Gary Grossman '70 spoke to Emerson students and faculty about the importance of authors and writers to market themselves in the digital world. Grossman, an Emerson Trustee, is a former producer a long list of television networks. 

  • Cape Verdean history displayed

    Associate Professor Claire Andrade-Watkins is part of the Fox Point Cape Verdean Project in Providence, Rhode Island.

  • NESN airs students' Fenway documentary

    Four Emerson students produced Brick by Brick: Stories of Fenway Park, which is airing on NESN.

  • Students premiere film on nonprofit cafe

    Student filmmakers have completed a documentary on Haley House, a nonprofit bakery and cafe in Roxbury that helps former convicts.

  • Cooper talks to the Cape Cod Times

    Visual and Media Arts Professor Tom Cooper talks to the Cape Cod Times about the benefits of taking a break from media and taking stake of our individual media consumption habits.

  • Game Lab launches online journal

    Two graduate students in the Engagement Game Lab have launched an online journal called Level 257, which explores games and play through scholarly essays, documentaries, and traditional video games.

  • 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.

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