Kim Forrest

Head of Studio | Tantalus South

Kim Forrest


Kim Forrest (he/him) is a video games expert with 23 years of experience in the industry. His career path has seen him running large teams as a creative leader and executive. Kim has had the opportunity to work with the worlds biggest publishers including Microsoft, Warner Brothers, THQ, Nintendo and Lucas Arts on world class IP including Star Wars, Darksiders and Lego. He has a history in racing simulation games, action-adventure games, rogue-like combat as well as narrative driven mobile games across four generations of consoles, PC and mobile.

Currently Kim is heading up Adelaide's only AAA studio in Tantalus South: A Keywords Studio, leading 28 of Australia's most senior and experienced developers. They are currently working on unannounced titles with premium publishers in the Asian region. He has an extensive knowledge of where the global industry currently sits with a focus on the future of the business of games in the Oceania, North American and Asian regions.


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