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.

  • Martie Cook

    Cook on WGBH Radio for Comedic Arts

    Associate Chair of VMA Martie Cook spoke with WGBH’s Callie Crossley, host of Under the Radar, about Emerson’s new Comedic Arts major

  • jody Steel

    Steel ’14 in Business Insider for her artwork

    VMA alumna Jody Steel is creating a stir again with her unusual art; she uses her body as a canvas.

  • John Bickerstaff '14

    Bickerstaff '14 attending Academy Nicholl Fellowship Awards

    Emerson College Los Angeles graduate John Bickerstaff ’14 will attend the Academy Nicholl Fellowship Awards Ceremony in November after his screenplay made it to the quarterfinals in competition.

  • Bright Lights logo

    Bright Lights featured in Boston Globe

    The Boston Globe on September 9 covered the premiere of Emerson College’s Bright Lights Film Series, which is hosted by the Visual and Media Arts Department.

  • Dinner For One

    Dinner for One in ITV Festival for comedy pilot

    Several Emerson alumni in the New York City comedy sketch group Dinner For One will have a television comedy pilot, Life Sucks, featured at the 10th annual Independent Television and Film Festival (ITV Fest) in Dover, Vermont, September 24–27.

  • Anne Beatts

    Beatts, 'SNL' alum, teaching at Emerson LA

    On September 30, Anne Beatts, a two-time Emmy Award winner who was on the original writing team for Saturday Night Live, begins teaching The Half-Hour Comedy Spec Script, a professional studies course at Emerson College Los Angeles.

  • students at E3 Expo

    Emerson gets top 2015 rankings in US News, Forbes

    Emerson College has once again scored high marks in 2015 as several national publications, including US News and Forbes, release their annual rankings of colleges and universities in a variety of categories.

  • Daniel Gaucher

    Gaucher edits first virtual reality feature film

    Associate Professor Daniel Gaucher is the editor behind what is believed to be the first virtual reality feature film, which is being distributed by Samsung’s virtual reality platform, Milk VR, on September 9.