Lisa Shaunessy is co-founder of Arcadia and producer of sci-fi 2067 (XYZ/Netflix), starring Oscar-nominee Kodi Smit-McPhee, and SXSW 2022 breakout hit and Critics Choice Super Awards nominee SISSY, starring Aisha Dee, which sold to Shudder in a multi-territory deal and was nominated for three AACTA Awards in 2022, including Best Film. She is currently in production on SBS/Red Arrow series, WHILE THE MEN ARE AWAY. Previously she produced Sundance hit KILLING GROUND (IFC, 2017), THE FURIES (Shudder, 2019); AACTA award-winning series HIPSTERS (SBS, 2015); BLACK & WHITE & SEX (IFF Rotterdam, 2013) and ASC award-winning SLAMMIN' SAM (Foxtel, 2013). Prior to founding Arcadia she worked as an executive at both Hugh Jackmans' Seed Productions and Russell Crowe's South Sydney Media.
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