Department of Visual & Media Arts

Department of Visual & Media Arts News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news in the Department of Visual & Media Arts. For the latest College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

  • George Watsky

    Watsky ’10, rap career featured in New York Observer

    Alumnus George Watsky’s ability to rap first took center stage on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. He continues to gain attention with his rap repertoire.  

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    HBO internships for two LA students

    Two Emerson College Los Angeles students are gaining valuable experience and connections as they intern at one of America’s most original television networks: HBO.

  • Anna Feder

    Feder, Bright Lights in Weekly Dig

    Visual and Media Arts Events and Internship Manager Anna Feder was highlighted among select Boston–area film programmers/curators for programming the Bright Lights Series

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    Journalist jailed for 'Daily Show' appearance speaks

    Maziar Bahari, the Canadian-Iranian journalist who was jailed for 118 days in Iran after appearing on The Daily Show, spoke with Emerson students November 5 after a screening of Rosewater, a new film about his ordeal.

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    'Kisses' examines Greek response to Nazis

    A screening of Kisses to the Children, a documentary about responses to the Nazis in Greece during World War II, and a discussion with the film director took place October 28 at Emerson. 

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    Student artists warned about piracy

    Entertainment industry experts who participated on October 28 in an Emerson panel discussion, “Stealing Your Creative Future,” were in strong agreement that Internet piracy is an overwhelming problem for artists.

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    High turnout for Internship Fair

    The Fall 2014 Internship Fair was held at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel on October 29, bringing a high turnout of Emerson students seeking internships in the communication and arts fields.

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    Costume Shop livens Halloween spirit

    Call this a spook-tacular campus resource! With Halloween coming up this Friday, October 31, many Emerson students looking for elaborate but affordable costumes took advantage of the Costume Shop's “Costume Stock Sale."