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Ghen Laraya Long      

International Entertainment & Technology Lawyer

Ghen Laraya Long is an experienced international technology and entertainment attorney. For Long, it is "extremely motivating to see law, as a living tree, in action: taking trusted concepts and frameworks and trying to mold them to these new technologies." Her engaging and informative talks are about how not to be intimidated by technology and make it work for you as an entertainment professional.

Long specializes in transactional contracts for the creation, production and distribution of traditional media content over new media platforms. Her most recent project was permissions on Nell Scovell’s memoir "Just The Funny Parts." She has a roster of technotainment clients ranging from producers, directors, writers, musicians and actors as well as startups for whom she provides advice and production attorney services.

Long's extensive experience in entertainment law includes being the Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs for Mandalay Digital Group Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Digital Turbine Inc. Additionally, she was the Assistant General Counsel and Director of Mobile Partnerships for CBS Corporation, International Corporate Counsel for Amp’d Mobile and Business and Legal Affairs Counsel for Tokyopop! Inc. She served on the board of Women in Film and was a founding board member of Greenlight Women, an alliance of accomplished entertainment and media professionals committed to empowering the careers and personal lives of diverse women over 40. She is also an active member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. She is qualified to practice law in Ontario, Canada and California and is a polyglot, speaking English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

Speech Topics

Bridging The Digital Divide

Understanding technology is key to being competitive in today’s business environment. But it can be overwhelming and paralyzing, especially if you’re right-brained. Hollywood attorney Ghen Laraya Long will debunk the myth that technology is “boring and complicated” and reveal the professional and personal benefits of utilizing technology to its fullest. Long can cover a variety of topics including:

The Basics – devices, equipment and the internet of things

Security – online and in real life, avoiding scams and deep fakes

Social Media – the essentials, from LinkedIn, Imdb, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and Snapchat to Clubhouse

And if there’s time – Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) FaceTime, Virtual Worlds and Interactive Experiences


12 Fresh Tips From Top Women Executives on Climbing the Entertainment Industry Ladder
Accomplished women agents, managers, entertainment attorneys and producers downloaded newbies on how to climb the Hollywood ladder at Women In Film’s “Speed Mentoring”

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