Menounos fetes alma mater at Emerson Film Festival

Maria Menounos with recent Emerson grad, Jordan Salvatoriello, whose film “Graceland Girls” was screened at the film festival and won the Take Action Hollywood! Award. (Photo: Ed Menezes)
Maria Menounos with recent Emerson grad, Jordan Salvatoriello, whose film “Graceland Girls” was screened at the film festival and won the Take Action Hollywood! Award. (Photo: Ed Menezes)

Emerson held its annual film festival in LA this week, and presenters included the college’s president Lee Pelton , filmmaker James McTeigue , whose credits include “V for Vendetta,” and alums Aaron Ryder of FilmNation Entertainment, and “Extra” host Maria Menounos . Other alums attending included “Friends” co-creator Kevin Bright , “America’s Funniest Home Videos” creator Vin Di Bona , and author Gary Grossman. The five student films screened at the event will be shown at Emerson’s Paramount Center March 14, and “Life of Pi” screenwriter David Magee will be there.

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