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Lisa began her career in the film/tv industry as a Production Coordinator, moving on to roles in Locations, Construction, Paint, Post and Animation. She eventually decided on a career in visual effects, where she has held positions as Coordinator, On-set Supervisor, Producer, Head of Production, EP, and Managing Director, and has an extensive credit list which includes feature films, series, and miniseries.
In 2004, Lisa co-founded Anthem Visual Effects, where she was its Senior Producer and CFO for 9 years. In 2013, she was brought on by Deluxe to open Encore Hollywood’s Toronto VFX studio. She then went on to become Head of Production at Legend in TO, until being sought out for her most recent role as GMD at Technicolor Mr. X.
Lisa has been nominated for 5 Emmys, 2 VES Awards, a total of 4 Gemini Awards (winning 2), 5 Leo Awards (winning 2). Lisa is a member of the Visual Effects Society’s Executive Board of Directors, a voting member of ATAS and ACCT, and is a member of both Women in Film and TV Toronto & Vancouver sections.
In her “spare” time, Lisa writes short stories and screenplays, is an avid alpine skier, equestrian, and reader.