Department of Visual & Media Arts
Festivals & Competitions
A list of local festivals that you should be looking at first when deciding where to send your project. These festivals are always looking for interns and volunteers. Offer your services as a videographer, photographer, or web administrator and you will be rewarded with an insider's view on an important event and plenty of opportunities to network.
A list of film festivals in New England with a description of their programming and their contact information.
A list of film festivals in the United States and Canada that cater exclusively to student filmmakers offering significant exposure, prestige, and prizes.
A list of competitions and screening opportunities to submit your work. Many of these competitions offer cash prizes. Get your work seen and earn some money for your next project.
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.