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.

  • Eric Gordon

    Gordon to lead civic improvement

    VMA Associate Professor Eric Gordon has been selected to lead the next phase of a multi-year, multi-community initiative in civic improvement.

  • Beverly Scott

    Students make video with governor, MBTA manager

    Emerson College students were behind a hilarious video that was the talk of the annual St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast featuring Governor Charlie Baker and embattled public transportation manager Beverly Scott, who is leaving the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) next month.

  • Egyptian game designers

    Egyptian game designers visit Emerson

    A delegation of game designers from Egypt visited Emerson’s Engagement Lab during spring break, March 8–14, to participate in several workshops to aid in developing games to help alleviate societal problems.

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    Emerson Film Festival on March 22

    More than a dozen student filmmakers are showcasing their work at the Emerson Film Festival this month for a chance at admission into the Emerson Los Angeles Film Festival in the fall.

  • Linda Reisman

    Reisman in The Wrap

    Senior Distinguished Producer-in Residence in Visual and Media Arts Linda Reisman is executive producer for The Danish Girl, which will be released in November 2015 by Focus Films and Working Title Films.

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    ELA reception unites students, parents, leaders

    Emerson College Los Angeles students shared their LA Program experiences with members of the Emerson Board of Trustees, alumni, parents, and friends during a President’s Society Cocktail Reception on February 26.

  • Miranda Banks

    Banks in LA Review of Books

    The LA Review of Books features an excerpt of Visual and Media Arts Assistant Professor Miranda Banks’s new book, The Writers: A History of American Screenwriters and Their Guild.

  • Marc Fields

    Fields quoted in Boston Globe

    Marc Fields, Visual and Media Arts associate professor and graduate program director, was quoted in a Boston Globe piece about fundraising and distribution challenges for documentary filmmakers.

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