Archive for the 'documentary' Category

Zhambia’s Shika The Magician Documentary

Posted by Michael on July 2nd, 2019

Today’s accidental theme became African magic and we found the perfect way to tie up the day.

YouTube user Alex Mack is a videographer based in Zhambia and his latest upload is this short documentary on Zhambian magician Shika.

The Other Amazing Johnathan Documentary

Posted by Michael on June 14th, 2019

Hulu’s Amazing Johnathan Documentary is premiering in August, but it is not the only documentary on the comic magician coming out… Always Amazing is already available on YouTube channel All Things Comedy. Read about the two documentaries (and their differences) in this Paste article.

The Bittersweet Ache Of Escaping

Posted by Michael on April 16th, 2019

Matt Johnson is the focus of the latest episode of the webseries 60 Second Docs titled The Bittersweet Ache of Escaping.

True Calling Profiles Mahdi Gilbert

Posted by Michael on October 24th, 2018

The inspirational documentary group True Calling’s most recent video profile Mahdi Gilbert , the Canadian magician born without hands who has fooled Penn and Teller on their CW show.

A Tribute To John Stanfield

Posted by Michael on October 12th, 2018

We are ending this Video Friday and the week with a video tribute to magician John Stanfield, which features former IBM president Joe M. Turner. We are not sure who made this, but it was posted by YouTube user Melissa Lee. It is really a positive way to end the week and we really want to meet John now!

Have a great and safe weekend y’all!

Mingus Magic Shop Documentary Update

Posted by Michael on September 20th, 2018

Ryan Adamowicz, the director of the documentary about the Mingus Magic Shop, has posted this new video teasing Thank You For Supporting: 80 Years of Mingus Magic, which is hitting the festival circuit from what we hear.

A Closer Look At Chris Cross

Posted by Michael on June 8th, 2018

Northumbria University students produced this documentary about Newcastle magician Chris Cross. It comes in just under our unofficial 15 minute time limit, but that is kind of the unofficial Video Friday theme this week!

Have a great, and safe, weekend everyone!