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.

  • Peter Davis

    Peter Davis to headline It's All True showcase

    Emerson College will hold the fourth annual It’s All True documentary film festival on Wednesday, April 1, and Thursday, April 2, at 7:00 pm in the Bright Family Screening Room of the Paramount Center. The two-day event is free, open to the public, and will showcase screenings of original student films as well as filmmaker and journalist Peter Davis.

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    Winners announced at Emerson Film Festival

    The creation of an annual award to help student filmmakers was announced at the Emerson Film Festival on March 22.

  • Mark Quenzel '82 of NFL Network

    Quenzel '82 of NFL Network talks to students

    National Football League Network executive and Emerson College Alumni Association Board member Mark Quenzel ’82 spoke to students in the Bordy Theater on March 19, discussing everything from the NFL’s monstrous success to its plaguing scandals. 

  • Freeman, John Craig

    Freeman brings augmented reality to ELA

    New media artist and Visual and Media Arts Professor John Craig Freeman spoke about art, technology, and his citywide augmented reality virtual art project EEG AR: Things We Have Lost during a lecture at Emerson College Los Angeles on March 16.

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    All A Cappella Live set for March 28

    Emerson College radio station WERS 88.9 FM celebrates its 10th annual All A Cappella Live event on Saturday, March 28, when the top collegiate a cappella groups compete for the title of Best in Boston Collegiate A Cappella.

  • Isbell

    Isbell '17 to sing in Austin during South By Southwest

    An aspiring pop singer from Emerson will perform at a venue near the popular South By Southwest Festival (SXSW) in Austin on Saturday, March 21, alongside several well known hip-hop artists associated with the Wu-Tang Clan.

  • 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.

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