Lisy Kane is a videogames producer currently making waves in the industry. In 2017, Lisy was recognised by Forbes in its prestigious top 30 list: Forbes 30 Under 30 2017: Games. Ranked alongside the world’s best game makers, Lisy was the only Australian to make the who’s who of the global gaming industry.
In 2014, Lisy joined forces with four other digital professionals to co-found Girl Geek Academy with a mission to teach 1 million women to get into tech and launch their own startups by 2025.
Girl Geek Academy is behind Australia's first all-women hackathon, #SheHacks, and the world’s first hackathon for girls aged five to eight, #MissMakesCode. Lisy’s gaming industry insights have seen her curate and produce sell-out events for the academy, including #SheMakesGames 2015 - Australia’s first all-women game-making day - which was such a hit it has been made an annual event.
The global spotlight is never far away from Lisy, whose work at Melbourne game development studio, League of Geeks, includes internationally-released title Armello (2015). Lisy has progressed from Associate Producer to Lead Producer on League of Geeks’ debut title Armello since joining in 2014. Her role included overseeing its international release across Steam (PC/Mac/Linux), PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. She is now working on an unannounced project as executive producer.
A role model for women working in the gaming industry, Lisy is in high demand on the speaker circuit for gaming, tech and STEM education forums.
GCAP19: Lisy Kane - What to Expect When You’re Expecting (A Producer)When considering bringing on a producer or if you're in the throes of onboarding ones, what are the considerations and questions you should be asking yourself and the team to ensure they are the given the best opportunity to level up your studio? Lead Producer from League of Geeks, Lisy Kane is going to talk through what production looks like at LoG as well as exploring what types of production roles are out there and how they can fit (or not!) for your team.
LISY KANE - Under Construction Video Series (NZ)Lisy is videogames producer at League of Geeks. She has worked on internationally released titles Armello (2015) and Hand of Fate (2015) and Push Me Pull You (2016). During her career Lisy has progressed from Associate Producer to Producer on Armello, overseeing the international release across Steam (PC/Mac/Linux), DRM Free, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Armello has received both national and international acclaim. In 2017, Lisy was listed as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in the games category.
Gaming for Everyone: Women in Gaming Rally KeynoteA keynote fireside chat at the Women in Gaming Rally held during Game Developers Conference 2018. Hosted by Bonnie Ross of 343 Industries, the chat featured Producer Lisy Kane of League of Geeks.
International Women's Day Panel DiscussionPanel discussion: Where to from here? featuring Leila Gurruwiwi, Santilla Chingaipe, Atong Atem, Nayuka Gorrie, Bhenji Ra and Lisy Kane. It's been more than a year since the Weinstein revelations sparked the #timesup movement. While there have been positive shifts in culture, there is still much work that needs to be done. Our panel of women & nonbinary folk from film and moving image culture will discuss what the tidal wave of popular feminism has achieved and where it needs to go next.