»Magic and Storytelling« is an interactive presentation about the history of storytelling augmented with virtual magic in real-time. It was produced and created by New York based cyber illusionist Marco Tempest in collaboration with onformative and checksum5.
Magic and Storytelling
Created and produced by Marco Tempest
in cooperation with onformative and checksum5
Special thanks to David Britland for his amazing script, Michael Ricar for the music and sound design. Tebjan Halm for additional vvvv programming and documentation sound. Enrico Viola for the relentless OF sandboxing and prototyping. Jason Saragih for sharing his FaceTracker library. Tobias Beckwith for the voice cameos, Sherry and Matt for being amazed and to Steve Cohen for bringing Jean Robert-Houdin to life one last time.
Here is the preview of my ipod magic. Have fun watching and let me know what you think. More information about my magic can be found at marcotempest.com
Special Thanks to:
Karl Germain (1878-1959) for the inspiration. David Britland for adding the magic of words, Kevin Blanc for relentlessly tweaking the motion graphics and bringing the butterflies to life, Alain Renold for making Karl smile one last time, Jojo Mayer for the wicked soundtrack. Matt, Sherry, Emily and sweet Carmen for their cameo appearances. Tobias Beckwith for Karls' voice. A super special shout out to Eric Redlinger for programing MultiVid. And to Paul Cope for inventing thermoplastic glue, without it this project would not have been possible.
I made the application that I use to sync the iPods available for free at the App store. So if you feel inspired just download and start creating... Here are the instructions on how to use it: marcotempest.com/multivid
Camera Sony a33/a550 Tamron 17-50/2.8
Soft Apple Motion 5/Final Cut Pro X
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