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  • "The Tunnel" set

    Student Films Highlight New Emphasis on Production Design

    Last weekend, the cast and crew of Men of Tomorrow, a science fiction movie about a woman who accidentally blasts herself into the future with a shock from a broken toaster, took over the Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre.

  • "Rituals" by Gabby Follett

    MFA Students Share Vision in Thesis Exhibit

    Three graduating MFA students in Visual and Media Arts (VMA) will explore themes of love, happiness, and healing through their video and photography being exhibited at the College later this month.

  • Gold Key Honor Society

    104 Inducted into Gold Key Honor Society

    Students were inducted in a ceremony held in the Tufte Performance and Production Center’s Semel Theater, to an audience full of friends and family members. In addition, three Emerson faculty members were presented with teaching awards for their service, skill, and innovation in the classroom.

  • Dress rehearsal for "Guys and Dolls"

    Emerson's "Guys and Dolls" Shoots for Realism

    Emerson Stage is producing Broadway favorite Guys and Dolls for its spring musical this weekend, but don’t expect the hyper-stylization and "cartoonish" staging you might associate with the show. This gritty Guys and Dolls goes all the way back to the source.

  • Asperger's Are Us

    Emerson Filmmakers Loom Large Over IFFBoston

    Two feature-length documentaries and a slew of shorts made by Emerson College alumni, students, and faculty will screen at this year’s Independent Film Festival of Boston from April 27 to May 4.

  • Irrefutable Proof

    VMA Faculty Hamzeh Takes Top Prize at Beverly Hills Film Fest

    Faculty member Ziad Hamzeh’s feature film Irrefutable Proof took home the Golden Palm Award, awarded to the best overall film in all categories, from the 16th Annual International Beverly Hills Film Festival, held April 6–10.

  • Teju Cole WLP Reading Series event

    Teju Cole: Artists Must “Think Beyond the Conventional”

    Novelist and essayist Teju Cole talked about politics, social media, and the writing process on April 7 at this semester’s final WLP Reading Series event.

  • Filmmaker Stanley Nelson

    Black Panthers Filmmaker to Young People: “You Can Make Change”

    Emmy Award-winning director Stanley Nelson said he hopes his latest documentary, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, can be used as a “tool” to help today’s activists find ways to change the country.

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