Emerson College Los Angeles hosted a breakfast for internship site providers for the first time in its iconic building and announced it was the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding University Internship Program Award from the California Internship and Work Experience Association in recognition of its unique experiential learning program.
Alumni filled the Bill Bordy Media Conference Center at Emerson College Los Angeles on April 6 for a reception to celebrate a night of young Emersonians working in comedy.
On March 29-30, Emerson College Los Angeles hosted Operation School Bell Prom Day, an annual event sponsored by the Assistance League of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District that provides dresses, shoes, and accessories for prom to hundreds of homeless and low-income high school girls.
Associate Professor Miranda Banks was on 89.3 KPCC's arts and entertainment show, The Frame, Tuesday, talking about the history of the Writers Guild of America and the potential for a writers' strike after the WGB membership overwhelmingly voted on Monday to authorize a strike against production companies if contract negotiations aren't resolved by May 1.
Emerson College Los Angeles was featured on news stations and in local and national media outlets for its role in hosting Operation School Bell Prom Day, an annual event where homeless and low-income girls from Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) can pick out dresses, shoes and accessories for prom.
Emerson College's Los Angeles facility is #3 on LA Magazine's "Guide to the 100 Stunning Architectural Gems of LA."
Emerson Establishes Student Scholarship Fund in Honor of Emerson Los Angeles Founder, Executive Producer of Friends Kevin Bright
BOSTON, MA (October 27, 2016)—Emerson College has established the Kevin Bright Scholarship Fund—a $10,000 annual fund to help support students with financial need to experience Emerson Los Angles (ELA), its longtime residential study and internship program in Los Angeles. Students awarded funding will be known as Kevin Bright Scholars, in honor of alumnus Kevin Bright, founding director and vice president of ELA and executive producer of the award-winning sitcom Friends. Bright remains involved in ELA after recently stepping down from the position this summer.
Emerson College Los Angeles's 16th annual Emerson LA Film & Media Festival will take place on Saturday, October 22. The interactive event will feature TV legend Norman Lear, AMC’s Programming President, the creator, executive producer, and showrunner of the hit TV show The Walking Dead, the showrunner of Preacher, directors for music videos from Usher and Metallica, and more!
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.