Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson film students on set during the pandemic.

Student filmmakers relieved by loosened COVID protocols

By Mike McHugh and Hayden Bandes
October 10, 2021

Last fall, Emerson warned of the limitations the COVID-19 pandemic would place on student film productions: “We’re not going to be able to shoot it, so don’t write it.” This year, though, student...

Students working on a film set.

Productions amid a Pandemic: how student films are being affected by COVID-19

By Margarita Ivanova, Correspondent
April 1, 2021

Visual media arts majors involved in creative projects outside of school have had numerous opportunities taken away from them during the pandemic. Despite this setback, many students still managed to continue...

Chassidy David works on the set of her BFA film, Missing First Period. Photo courtesy of Chassidy David

Students self-fund films in response to limited college support

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
October 6, 2019

Senior Chassidy David began producing her Bachelor of Fine Arts film as a junior in February 2019, but she quickly learned that the funds provided by the college would not be sufficient to cover the expenses...

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