05 Mar Lisa Ortiz
Years Attended: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2019
Lisa Ortiz is a New York-based veteran voice actor, director, and producer. Her career as a voice-over artist began under the shroud of attempted auto larceny gone awry. Luckily for her, and for her sibling the perpetrator in question, the car battery died. (No seriously, my brother tried to steal my car. That’s how I got into anime. Just ask me. I’ll tell you.).
As a VA, she is most well known for her role as Lina Inverse, and Amy Rose in Sonic the Hedgehog, but she began her career as the high elf Deedlit in Record of Lodoss War. Since then she has gone on to record dozens of anime, series, audiobooks, video games, and films both as a voice and as a Producer, Director, and Adapter. Her voice has been heard internationally on Disney XD, SciFi, Cartoon Network, WB, Nickelodeon and Netflix amongst others. And has appeared most recently onstage in the one-woman show “I Couldn’t Possibly love you” at 53 above at the Broadway Comedy Club and Don’t tell Mama, as well as the Anime Cabaret Improv Jam.
She is currently the director of Pokemon Sun and Moon and has worked on the show in various capacities over the years since Indigo League. From Misty’s older sister Daisy to Sabrina, to Flannery, to Oshawatt, to Fletchling and present-day gym leaders Korrina Litten, Torracat and Poipole.
She can currently be heard as Mini in RoboCar Poli, Royal Academy, Noemblue in Street Fighter V, World of Winx, and Taffy as well as Ai in Aria, Natarle Badegireul in Gundam Seed and Carla Montez in Dead Rivals and voices in SMITE. Favorite roles include Serenity Wheeler: Yu-gi-oh, Tony Tony Chopper: One Piece (4Kids), Shiori: Revolutionary Girl Utena, Rina: Time of Eve and The Devil in Gangstar 4, and Musa/Icy: Winx club. Directing credits include Psychic School Wars, Norm of the North and mobile games for, The Dark Night Rises, Dungeon Hunter 5, Modern Combat 5 and Netflix’s Heroes United and a few projects still not able to be disclosed. She is President of Noise of O Productions, co-founder of www.voicesforfosters.org and currently resides in NYC, with her fabulous felines Little and Boudica (Boodie). She does not own a car.
Official Website: www.lisaortiz.com
Additional Series include, Magical Do Re Mi (Patina) , Revolutionary Girl Utena (Shiori), Winx Club (Icy/Musa)(4 Kids), One Piece (Tony Tony chopper) 4 Kids. Please see imdb for a full list.