Year of Living Virtually

Sam Doust

Storytelling is an age old past time. How are we choosing to do this in the 21st century. For the first time in history, we can augment our imagination with interactive experiences that seem as real as if we were there.

A child of the 70s, Sam Doust is an original digital native, growing up on Letraset and beziers, Grant projectors and first generation Photoshop.Using his passion for digital storytelling and visual design, between 2004 and 2015 Sam produced a series of award-winning digital projects that positioned the ABC as a major innovator in digital content. These included special editions of 4 Corners, ABC iView, Gallipoli: the first day, The Opera House Project and Bluebird AR.

Recently he has undertaken cultural works for the Sydney Opera House including a multi-language tours film, video narratives for the Welcome Centre and creating their presence on the Google Cultural Institute.

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