Essential Magic Conference Videos

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Ava Do - Mentalist

Ava Do is a professional magician with a special interest in psychology, con artistry and psychic deception. With Apollo Robbins she developed and performs a truly remarkable and baffling two person telepathy act. Ava talks about our fascination for con artists and the secret pleasure that audiences have in being deceived.
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William Kalush - The History of Mystery

William Kalush is a lifelong student of sleight of hand and the history of magic. He is the co-author, with Larry Sloman, of The Secret Life of Houdini. Here he introduces us to the Conjuring Arts Research Center in New York, an institute dedicated to research and the preservation of the history of conjuring, illusion and associated arts.
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EMC 2012 Sneak Peek

EMC 2012 Live Sneak Peek
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Stan Allen - Publisher Magic Magazine

Stan Allen is the editor of Magic Magazine. He talks about his early influences in magic, his career as a professional entertainer and how he later found his niche as the publisher of one of the world’s leading conjuring journals.
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EMC 2011 Highlights

EMC 2011: A look at the second Essential Magic Conference
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EMC2012 Highlights

If you missed EMC live, you can still catch up and watch online right now for only $99 (75 Euros). It is not too late to register for the Essential Magic Conference. All the sessions are now online for on-demand viewing. 3 Days of Magic featuring 40 of the world’s leading performers, creators and thinkers in magic. Subscribe now and receive online access for one year. You will also receive a box set of 8 DVDs containing videos of all the sessions and bonus materials. The DVDs will be on sale later in the year for $150. This is your chance to get them for free! More than 18 hours of magic. Tricks, explanations, performances, theory and business from an amazing array of international magicians.
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Card Magic (2010 members only)

Card Magic, by Dani DaOrtiz
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Q&A and Museum Tour (2011 members only)

Q&A and Museum Tour by David Copperfield
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Gaetan Bloom (2010 members only)

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Dani DaOrtiz

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The American Zig-Zag Girl Scandal

The American Zig-Zag Girl Scandal, by Mike Caveney