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.

  • Elaine McMillion

    Alumna films marijuana story for New York Times Op-doc

    Elaine McMillion Sheldon, MFA ’13, whose interactive documentary Hollow is nominated for an Emmy Award this year, has produced a new short film about the emerging marijuana industry in Colorado.

  • LaFlamme

    Summer internships featured on Facebook

    Emerson’s Career Services Office has asked several students about their internships this summer and is featuring their responses on Facebook and Twitter.

  • Hollywood Reporter

    Emerson gets #9 Hollywood Reporter ranking

    The Hollywood Reporter has ranked Emerson College as the ninth best film school in the country for 2014.

  • Soyk, McMillion

    Alumni's 'Hollow' gets Emmy nomination

    An alumna behind a groundbreaking documentary on poverty in rural West Virginia has been nominated for an Emmy Award just one year after graduating from Emerson.

  • LeBron James

    LeBron move sparks Emerson filmmakers

    Basketball star LeBron James' bombshell announcement this month that he's returning to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers has reinvigorated Emerson filmmakers who documented the debacle with the help of Maria Menounos '00.

  • Bobbi Brown

    Alumna Brown featured on

    Makeup mogul Bobbi Brown ’79, founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, is featured in a “Leading Women” profile on International.

  • Bacon, Seth

    Bacon '00 named VP at MLS network

    Seth Bacon '00 has been named senior vice president of media for Major League Soccer (MLS).

  • Martie Cook

    Cook releases new TV writing book

    A new book by Martie Cook, associate professor and associate chair of Visual and Media Arts, examines television writing and includes interviews with 30 Emersonians connected to the industry.