Our aim is to preserve the stories that remind us of
who we are and where we come from

Liano Liu

Technical + Creative Director, Photographer, Videographer

Liano Liu is a second year Industrial engineering student at the University of Toronto, who just finished his first year in the Track One engineering program. Born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, he graduated from St. George’s School with numerous academic and athletic achievements.

Liano has been involved in various key aspects of numerous projects over the years. These include being involved in the logistics and organization of the St. George’s hamper drive and as a member of a six person team that proposed an engineering design report to a local Toronto company. His experience and knowledge have helped him develop a strong set of skills that he has applied to KinPix.

Outside of school and work, Liano has a developed a passion for photography over the years and was the captain of the Varsity rowing team where he helped his team to a national championship. In his spare time, you can find him looking for new places to eat or just hanging out with his friends playing basketball.

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Tina Dhillon


Tina loves to see startups succeed so she is throwing her talents behind KinPix. Tina is a Registered Architect and Interior Designer in Vancouver, BC. She is an information monger, a blogger, social media addict, and she is proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite.

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Reed Smith

Executive Director

Reed is a 4th year student at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario majoring in History of Art with a minor in Film and Media. He just completed a year abroad studying at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

At Queen’s, Reed is a member of the Queen’s Debating Union and hosts a Radio show on the campus station. What takes up the most time, however, is his commitment to All the Queen’s Men, the Queen’s university all-male acapella group.

In the past, Reed has interned at CTV Morning Live and will be doing an internship soon at the Sundance Institute. In high school he held various school leadership positions, including Deputy Head Boy and Assistant Captain of varsity Rowing.

Reed hopes to continue in film as he is captivated with how we are evolving to consume media – especially how this evolution is affecting how we share and capture our own stories and meaningful moments, be it currently or from the past.

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Paisley Smith

Executive Producer

Paisley Smith is an LA and Vancouver filmmaker specializing in Virtual Reality.

Smith is the recipient of the 2018 Sundance Institute and Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Fellowship, for her forthcoming work Unceded Territories: VR a collaboration with acclaimed artist and VR pioneer Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, with support from Creative B.C.

Paisley is a visiting artist at the University of Southern California’s Interactive Media Division’s Mobile & Environmental Media Lab, led by Scott Fisher. She holds an MFA from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, which she attended on a Fulbright scholarship. She also was the recipient of the Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship from the Television Academy Foundation. Paisley received her BAH from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, where she was the recipient of the Queen’s Chancellor’s Scholarship, a Provincial Millennium Scholarship and a number of other awards.

She is an admin of the thriving Women in VR/AR Facebook group, with over 10,000 members of the emerging technology community.

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