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  •  Cristina Kotz Cornejo

    Emerson Faculty Film Finds New Audience, 10 Years On

    3 Americas, film professor Cristina Kotz Cornejo’s debut feature film, was picked up for Mexican video on demand distribution by Cinema UNO ten years after its initial release, and was screened in Mexico City July 9 as part of Cinema UNO’s “Exile and Migration” program. 

  • Cuisine & Confessions

    Joy, Pain, and Banana Bread in Multisensory Circus

    Audiences for Cuisine & Confessions—making its U.S. premiere July 12–August 7 when ArtsEmerson brings it to the Cutler Majestic Theatre—will get to know performers and their stories intimately, through movement, through narration, and through their recipes. 

  • Lu Ann Reeb at conference in China

    Reeb Gives Talk on Education, Innovation in China

    Lu Ann Reeb, Emerson senior executive-in-residence, presented at the 2016 International Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Forum in Beijing last month.

  • Digital Storytelling Class

    Students Showcase Stories Made with Mobile Devices

    Graduate and undergraduate students in Jae Williams’ (’08 MA ’16) Digital Storytelling class presented their photography, video, and other artistic creations at the first Digital Storytelling Showcase, held at the Visitor Center on Wednesday, June 29.

  • Daniels on set

    Alumni “Daniels” on Emerson, "Swiss Army Man," and What’s Ahead

    Directing duo Daniel Scheinert ’09 and Daniel Kwan ’10 had a clear goal in mind when they set out to make Swiss Army Man, their dark comedy that opens nationally in theaters July 1.

  • From left: Daniela Peñaloza, Janet Rojas, Edwin Hernandez, and Brianna Fernandez

    ELA Hosts High School Youth Film Program

    Emerson College Los Angeles hosts Film2Future, a nonprofit creative program that highlights LA’s dynamic youth and provides them with career and learning opportunities in the entertainment industry. 

  • Coggins Emerson Aphasia

    Words to Live By: Emerson Aphasia Study Gives Clients More Ways to Communicate

    In 2008, Joanne Coggins had surgery to remove an infection from her heart valve. Some of the tissue came loose during the procedure and ended up in her brain, causing a stroke and leaving her with with aphasia, a condition that makes it difficult for people to use and understand language.

  • Allison Sampson

    Emerson Appoints Allison Sampson Vice President, Executive Director of ELA

    Emerson College President Lee Pelton announced today the appointment of Allison Sampson as vice president and executive director of Emerson College Los Angeles, effective July 1. She succeeds Vice President and Founding Director Kevin Bright ’76.


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