Department of Visual & Media Arts


Silversonic is an annual showcase of music videos made by current Emerson students and alumni. It is a celebration of the combination of music and image as a unique art form worthy of exhibition in a cinema environment.

There will be a reception following the screening with an opportunity for talk back with musicians and filmmakers.

Silversonic Showcase

Silversonic is an annual showcase of music videos.


November 13, 2014


Bright Family Screening Room in the Paramount Center


Free and open to the public


September 19, 2014


Past Years' Videos

A lineup from 2012 Silversonic:

Title Artist Director(s)
"Winter Song" Witch Pitch Connor Buso-Jarnis
"Let's Go" Lyve City Dre Edmonds
"Hunters" The Hollow Sound Madeline Herec/Justin Poirier
"Monopoly" Otis Raven and Charlie Stevens Peter Horgan
"Where's the Tylenol" Cougar Magnum Ted Marsden
"Caught" Macedo Michelle Macedo/ Jason Perlman
"Moniker" Bearstronaut John Pouliot/ Drew Van
"Pandemic" Accept Dave Blass
"Spliff Lifta ft. Retrospek" Catch Wreck Rene Dongo
"No Light" Charmingly Ghetto Evan Mann
"Time to Recover" The Sounds Mark Woit/Dorsey Britton
"Every Little Thing You Love" The Bynars Anne Scotina/Jean-Paul DiSciscio
"Un Corrupto" Chan-Don Ellie McCagg
"Home" The Republic of Wolves R Spencer Fink
Feed Me Electric City Chargers Sergio Vaccaro
Basedexorcism Keyboard Kid Shannen Ortale, Bryan McKay

Music videos are the ultimate marriage of art and commerce; a breeding ground for up-and-coming filmmakers experimenting with their craft; a visual means of expression for musicians, singers, and songwriters; and the forum in which many of the greatest innovations in film and television production have started

Portland Music Video Festival



Music video is the logical fulfillment of art and technological destiny. I see it as an artistic extension. I can visualize the day when the interface of music and video will create an entirely new kind of artist

David Bowie

in the early 1970's