Winner of 'Best XR for Change' at Games for Change Festival 2019

Winner of the BC Spotlight Audience Award at the inaugural VIFF Immersed Exhibition 2018

Every year thousands of international students come to Canada to study. Many of them pay rent and live with host families across the country to ensure they make the most of their Canadian experience.  


This is one family’s story of  loss and suicide, and learning to make sense of grief. 

Homestay was created by Paisley Smith with the National Film Board of Canada Digital Studio & Jam3 

Homestay has exhibited at: 


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