Essential Magic Conference Videos


EMC 2012 LIVE Session 1 (2012 members only)

EMC 2012 LIVE Session 1

EMC 2012 LIVE Session 2 (2012 members only)

EMC 2012 LIVE Session 2

EMC 2012 LIVE Session 4 - PART 1 (2012 members only)

EMC 2012 LIVE Session 4 - PART 1

Max Maven's Res-Cue (Explanation) (2010 members only)

In Session 3 of the Essential Magic Conference Max Maven performed a previously unpublished effect of his entitled Res-Cue. Here, for the first time, is his explanation of this impossible discovery of two selected cards.

Jeff McBride - Mystery School

Jeff McBride is an award winning manipulator and the founder of The Magic & Mystery School in Las Vegas. He has devoted his life to magic and the teaching of illusion. Here he talks about his philosophy of performance and a school of magic where the students transcend the masters.

EMC 2012 LIVE Session 9 (2012 members only)

EMC 2012 LIVE Session 9

Apollo Robbins - The Gentleman Thief

Apollo Robbins combines sleight of hand, pick-pocketing and con artistry to produce a uniquely deceptive entertainment. In addition to his work as a performer he has consulted for police departments, television producers and writers on the psychology and practice of con games.

EMC 2012 LIVE Session 8 (2012 members only)

EMC 2012 LIVE Session 8

EMC 2012 LIVE Session 5 (2012 members only)

EMC 2012 LIVE Session 5

EMC 2011 Speakers

People have been asking us for months, who will be appearing at the Essential Magic Conference this year. We had such an incredible line up last year. How could we put together an equally amazing line up this year? We want to make every conference special and we think we have succeeded. Now all we need is you! Here is the list of Speakers for the Essential Magic Conference 2011. Together they bring an astonishing range of knowledge, skill and experience to the conference. The schedule for the conference will be posted on our website when ready. But today we can announce the names of the Speakers.

Marco Tempest – Open Source Magic

Techno-Illusionist Marco Tempest blends digital media and magic to bring audiences a glimpse of the future before technology gets there. His imaginative combination of magic and computer-generated imagery is unequalled within the performing arts. Here he talks about his passion for magic, illusion and technology.

Cyril Takayama - Tokyo

Cyril Takayama is one of the most famous magicians in the world. His spectacular television specials have made him a household name in Japan. Viral videos of his highly original take on street magic have made him one of the most popular magicians on the internet. In this interview he talks about the challenges and opportunities in performing magic for stage, television and the web.