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"Indigenous artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun teamed up with Paisley Smith for this fun, weird, and totally gorgeous 3D rendered experience. The experience pits a destructive "super predator" versus the environment. But the star of the show is the colorful "ovoidism" design that evokes indigenous Pacific art."

-Ryland Aldrich, ScreenAnarchy

"The film is deeply creative and unequivocally moving."

-Katie Wilson, The Georgia Straight

Articles, Interviews, and Podcasts: 

Forbes: The Top 50 VR Games of 2019

Emily Carr News: Virtual Reality Artwork Immerses Participants in Climate Crisis 

MIT Docubase: The Personal is the Political: Playlist Curated by Paisley Smith 

Film Independent: Balancing Social Justice and Immersive Entertainment

Voices of VR with Kent Bye: Interview with Paisley Smith and Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun 

BoxOffice: Democratizing Virtual Reality: Robot Remix VR 

NY Game Critic: The Five Most Important VR Experiences from Tribeca Immersive 

Artnet: An Emoji Documentary, a Bloodthirsty Painter Flick, and 5 other Gripping Art-Themed Films to Catch at the Tribeca Film Festival 

CNET: VR Gets Arty at Tribeca Film Festival 

ScreenAnarchy: Tribeca 2019 Dispatch: A VR Slate Both Impressive and Immersive 

Le Temps: Des créations numériques pour parler du deuil

BIV: VIFF embracing interactive industry opportunities

POV Magazine: Digital Trailblazers: The NFB and Interactivity 

Voices of VR with Kent Bye: Interview with Paisley Smith "#713: Moving Through Grief of Suicide through a Spatial Story in VR with “Homestay”" 

CBC: Homestay: Documentary explores world of international students through VR 

Stanford The Storyteller’s Guide to the Virtual Reality Audience

The Georgia Straight: "Homestay" VR film explores what it means to be an international student in Canada

Filmmaker Magazine: “We Need to Strive for a Better, More Inclusive, Emerging Tech Landscape”: Paisley Smith on her VR Project Homestay and Advocating for Women in VR/AR 

IDFA Forum Magazine: "Stipping Back Reality" 

Meta/ Facebook: Women in VR Facebook Live with Oculus

the independent: 10 Filmmakers to Watch in 2016

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