Sixteen Emerson College Los Angeles students will perform an improv show to showcase the skills they've learned taking ELA's first-ever UCB improv course.
Emerson College Los Angeles students and alumni spent 90 seconds pitching their TV, movie, and web series ideas to a panel of three alumni judges during a pitch competition.
Emmy-winning producer and veteran comedy writer Max Mutchnick ’87 shared secrets from the writers’ room
Alumnus and Emerson Los Angeles faculty member Julian Higgins’s film is one of 10 finalists for an Academy Award nomination in the live-action short category.
Alumna Pearl Wible is the Director of Digital Content and Strategy for Legendary Entertainment. And now she’s also one of Variety’s selected New Top Hollywood Leaders in Film.
VMA alumna Iliza Shlesinger was featured in the Boston Globe. She talks about her years at Emerson, developing her comedic voice.
Emerson College is pleased to announce its first low-residency Master of Fine Arts program in Writing for Film and Television. Beginning in August 2016, the two-year program will offer six-day residencies each semester that alternate between Emerson’s campuses in Boston and Los Angeles. The fully accredited graduate program builds on the College’s long-standing tradition of academic excellence, and is housed in its acclaimed Department of Visual and Media Arts.
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 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.