Imagination with Impact
Director, writer, world builder, community leader
Paisley Smith is an imaginative filmmaker who leverages the power of Virtual Reality to craft compelling films that ignite introspection and motivate meaningful change.
Their exceptional works, Unceded Territories and Homestay, have earned international acclaim for their thought-provoking narratives and breathtaking visual aesthetics.
Paisley serves as the Lead of the Unity for Humanity grant program and community at Unity Technologies, where they drive innovation and support for artists and technologists who use their talent for global social good.Their goal is to inspire creators and audiences worldwide to critically consider the potential of technology and storytelling in creating positive impact.
Interactive VR Documentary
More than half a million international students study in Canada. This interactive documentary sparks conversations around mental health and the experience of international students within families in Canada.
"The more I share this project the more I learn that this has happened with other people and they're affected by it," Smith says.
Interactive Virtual Reality Film
Enter the world of Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun's art, embody the evil, environment destroying 'Super Predator,' and destroy the world you've built.
A World Building Workshop
Imagine, design, and build our intersectional, utopian feminist future at this hands-on, radically imaginative workshop.
Making Stickers, for the Internet
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