GEMA LA provides alumni in the Los Angeles area with opportunities to connect, network and learn about the entertainment and media industry.
Meet GEMA LA’s Co-directors:
Raquel Braun (L’10)
Raquel Braun graduated from Georgetown Law with her J.D. in 2010 and has been involved with Georgetown since her first year at GULC. During her 1L year, Raquel founded the Georgetown Entertainment and Media Alliance, Law Chapter (GEMALaw) and also spearheaded the launch of the Annual GEMALaw Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium (currently in its seventh year) and the GEMALaw Annual Alumni Achievement Award. Raquel is Director of Business and Legal Affairs in the International Sports and Emerging Networks group at Fox Cable Networks in Los Angeles.
Matt McMahon (SFS’96/ MBA’04)
Matt McMahon is VP, Business Development for Seriously Digital Entertainment where he is responsible for Seriously’s strategic distribution and animation partnerships. McMahon joins Seriously from 20th Century Fox where he held the role of Vice President of Mobile and was in charge of the mobile apps and games business at the Film and Television Studio. Matt has managed and/or secured deals with all major carriers in the U.S., multiple OEMs, Qualcomm, FLO TV, MobiTV and others. He has also managed the multi-million dollar deal and the marketing for the pre-load of James Cameron’s Avatar onto the Samsung Vibrant at T-Mobile.