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From left: Allen Zipper P'19, Mark Hollmann, and Dave Caplan

ELA Hosts Tesla-Edison Musical Rehearsal

Emerson LA students had the opportunity to sit in on rehearsals for a new musical based on the feud between rival inventors Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison. Allen Zipper P'19 co-wrote the musical, which features alumnus Joseph Leo Bwarie ’99.

Emerson In the News

An ELA student uses a GoPro rig

ELA’s VR filmmaking course in EdTech

Emerson Los Angeles’s Virtual Reality (VR) filmmaking course is featured in EdTech as an example of how colleges are giving students opportunities to work in the new medium.

Press Release

Emerson College alumni Kevin Bright '76 and Norman Lear '44

16th Annual Emerson LA Film & Media Festival Draws Big Talent in Film, TV, Tech

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 Announces Low-Residency MFA

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.
Martie Cook

Emerson College Announces Comedy Major

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.

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