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Assistant Professor Weiko Lin discusses China's film industry

Lecture at ELA Examines China Film Industry

With China projected to eclipse the U.S. box office by 2018, Assistant Professor Weiko Lin discussed how to work creatively with China’s film industry during a recent public lecture.

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Lauren Shaw

Shaw’s film reviewed in Hollywood Reporter

Visual and Media Arts Professor Lauren Shaw’s documentary Angkor’s Children chronicles the children in Cambodia after the genocide and the young women and their teachers who seek a hopeful future through art.

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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.
Diane Lake

How to Write a Killer 10 First Pages—Free Public Lecture at ELA

ELA is now offering: How to Write a Killer 10 First Pages—a free public lecture at ELA. Attendees can break into screenwriting and capture the attention of your reader in the first 10 pages of your screenplay during a lecture from an award-winning screenwriter.

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