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Digital Mentorship

The Digital Mentoring Program is an opportunity for artists to extend their practice and audience into the digital space by producing a piece of video content that is an accompaniment to their existing performance work or practice. 

Two artists/companies will receive mentoring on the creation and production of original digital video content at the state-of-the-art Opera House Broadcast Studio (OHBS). The artists will be supported by expert technicians including a video director, editor and sound engineer and will participate in a series of masterclasses and consultation sessions to assist them in making their work.

Once the video pieces have been produced, the Sydney Opera House marketing team will provide specialist advice in digital marketing and support the distribution of the works.


Program commences 12 Feb 2018
Video Production Masterclass 12 Feb - 16 Feb 2018
Production Mentorship 19 Feb - 27 Apr 2018
Marketing Consulation 27 Apr - 7 May 2018

2018 Digital Mentorship Artists

Tom Hogan 

Tom Hogan is a multidisciplinary artist working in composition, theatre and digital projects. His work centres on authenticity and personal mythology, often using comedy and unreliable histories. He currently hosts the podcast Obscure Music History. He also presents written and performance work under the moniker of Scott Sandwich. For the mentorship, Tom will be adapting Alien Carl Sagen, a solo performance lecture and storytelling work into a short film.



Victoria Hunt

Victoria Hunt is a dancer-choreographer and performance maker. Central to her work is the embodiment of female authority, ceremony and protest that reinstates the power of Indigenous creativity and contemporary Indigenous politics. Victoria will be collaborating with composer James Brown and video artist Boris Bagattini to create MOKOPUNA, a video work that shares Victoria's experience of Australia Pacific diaspora, her role as a kaitiaki (guardian) of HINEMIHI, and aims to unravel the complexities Indigenous people face within the politics of recognition and sovereignty.