Ryan Lussing

Ryan Lussing

Year

2014

Program

ideaBOOST/MindPirate

Biography

Ryan Lussing is a media producer with over 10 years experience developing entertainment properties across multiple platforms, including television broadcast, mobile, and emerging platforms such as Google Glass and other wearable technologies.

As the Executive Producer and Founder of the boutique digital agency, Yellow Bear Studios, Ryan works closely as a Consulting Interactive Producer for Smokebomb Entertainment. Through his work with Smokebomb, Ryan helps develop tech-driven properties, from web to mobile to wearables, and oversees the production of their interactive projects, including producing and directing the award winning iOS and Android game for State of Syn, as well as writing, directing and game designing the first-ever real-time action strategy game for Google Glass, entitled State of Syn: Singularity.

Ryan co-created the animated children’s series Dex Hamilton: Alien Entomologist and served as a writer, producer, and visual-fx director on the 26x30’ 2D/3D animated series which was an official selection for Cartoons on the Bay: International Television & Multimedia Festival, and was nominated for Best Animated Television Production at the 2009 ELAN Awards, and created the original concept for the online Dex Hamilton game entitled Dex Hamilton’s Bug Quest, that was nominated for numerous awards at the 2011 Canadian Video Game Awards, including Best Social/Casual Game.