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Robert Patton-Spruill

Senior Director-In-Residence (2007)
B.A. Boston University, M.S. Boston University

Robert Patton-Spruill is a Boston-based filmmaker and has directed independent motion pictures such as Squeeze (Miramax, 1997) Body Count (Showtime, 1998), and Welcome to the Terrordome (2007 AFI Film Fest). He has directed music videos for groups such as Public Enemy and television commercials for fashion designer Elie Tahari.

The film Squeeze screened at the Gen Art Film Festival and the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival. Its actors were nominated for an Indie Spirit award in 1997. He has also directed the television political campaigns for Lt. Governor of Massachusetts Tim Murray and has worked as a new media consultant for Taunton Press and



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Emerson College students at Cannes Film Festival

Emerson Students Cannes Blog

Emerson students will be chronicling their experiences at the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival. Read about their trip to the most prestigious film festival in the world.

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