Department of Visual & Media Arts
Student Production Resources
Production Workshops and Safety
We believe that production and safety should go hand in hand. Knowing how to operate state-of-the-art gear safely and properly allows students to successfully achieve their artistic and educational goals. We offer various workshops for students throughout the year, including: Sony F3, Color Correction, Rigging I, Rigging II, Electricity, HMI’s, Panel Lights & Rifa Lights, Jib, and Steadicam.
Emerson Production Facilties
Emerson College's Department of Television Radio & Film Production (TRF) supports the Visual & Media Arts curriculum and the faculty and students with a wide array of video, audio, film, and new media facilities and equipment. TRF provides support to these facilities with a skilled professional staff of 22 and more than 150 students.
- Audio Production & Post Production
- Digital Production Labs & Suites
- Film Post Production
- Television Studios
Local Production Resources
Local Film, Video & Audio Production Resources
A list of resources including rental and post houses as well as sites that list freelancers in the area and equipment for sale
A list of websites where media makers can post to messageboards to announce events, seek advice, and connect with professionals in their chosen field. They also highlight workshops and networking events in the area.
A list of local and national blogs that keep you updated on what's happening in the media entertainment industry
Cinema & Video Resources
A list of local independent cinemas and video rental shops
Grants & Foundations
A list of grants and completion funds to assist filmmakers with worthy projects
A list of organizations that provide funds to students in various media- and arts-related fields
Festivals & Competitions
At Emerson, when there’s a will, there’s a way. Some inventive Visual and Media Arts students have found a new means to raise funds to film and produce their work. It’s something called crowdfunding, through the online platform Kickstarter.com.
Equipment Distribution Center
The Emerson College Equipment Distribution Center (EDC) loans professional, state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to faculty and students to fulfill class assignments. Professional staff and student employees are available to provide technical support when needed. It includes the Film Equipment Center and the Video, Audio, New Media Equipment Centers.