Ten students and alumni will compete for "Best of Festival" honors at the 15th annual Emerson Los Angeles Film Festival on October 10. The films repesent a wide array of topics, including relationships, robots, and mopeds.
Publisher, actor, writer, and director Bill Bordy ’58 was honored with the dedication of the Bill Bordy Media Conference Center on September 9 at Emerson Los Angeles to celebrate his $2.5 million gift to the College.
Maria Toru, MA ’16, has an enthusiastic look on the new academic year. Fresh off her summer studying in Emerson’s Rosarito Public Diplomacy Workshop, which brings students to Emerson College Los Angeles and Rosarito, Mexico, the graduate student called it “an amazing, amazing cultural exchange and experience.”
VMA alumna Iliza Shlesinger was featured in the Boston Globe. She talks about her years at Emerson, developing her comedic voice.
The Guild of Music Supervisors hosted its first “State of Music in Media” Conference at ELA on September 19.
Professor John Craig Freeman of Visual and Media Arts was featured August 21 on Science Friday, a website and online radio show, about his innovative augmented reality project at Emerson College Los Angeles in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
BOSTON, MA (June 17, 2015)—Emerson College announced today that starting in September 2016 it will offer a new four-year degree in its School of the Arts: a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Comedic Arts. Grounded in the history and theory of comedy with a concentration of practical experiential learning and a capstone project, the degree will focus on preparing students for careers in comedy performance, writing, and production. Prospective students can apply to major in Comedic Arts at Emerson beginning this fall.
ELA is now offering: How to Write a Killer 10 First Pages—a free public lecture at ELA. Attendees can break into screenwriting and capture the attention of your reader in the first 10 pages of your screenplay during a lecture from an award-winning screenwriter.
ELA is now offering Understanding Film, TV, and Digital Content Distribution—a free public lecture at ELA. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of content distribution and learn how digital options have created new opportunities that will shape the future of how we consume film and television.