It’s official – our tenth Melbourne Magic Festival was the best one yet.
- We broke our ticket sales record with over 10,500 in attendance.
- Joshua Jay broke the lecture attendance with 120.
- All three of our international guests had sell out shows.
- We received more ‘reviews’ of MMF shows than the past 9 years combined.
- We had a record eight satellite venues including an exhibition, a workshop and a university lecture!
AWARD WINNERS FOR 2017 WERE:
- THE AUSTRALIAN JUNIOR CHAMPION OF STAGE MAGIC – Prue Spencer
- THE AUSTRALIAN JUNIOR CHAMPION OF CLOSE UP MAGIC – Prue Spencer
- MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL AWARD – Carisa Hendrix for ‘The Ladies Guide to Deceit & Debauchery.’
- BEST NEWCOMER – Micky Trickstar
- MMF KIDS SHOW AWARD – Nicholas J Johnson for ‘Tricky Nick is a Super Bad Guy’
- CANDLELIGHT AWARD FOR ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE – Josh Staley
- MMF DIRECTOR’S AWARD – Lawrence Leung for ‘Very Strange Things’
To help you recreate the memories, here are a few images for 13 amazing days of magic. (Click on the images to see them enlarge).
ANTHONY DEMASI: I LOVE MAGIC
THE BEST OF THE MAGIC FEST
THE LADIES GUIDE TO DECEIT & DEBAUCHERY
100% DANI DAORTIZ
DANI LECTURE & WORKSHOP
THE FAIRY MAGIC SHOW
GUY LE MAGICIEN/MONSIEUR ET MADAME RAGUIN
JOSH STALEY – ENIGMA
JOSHUA JAY – THE SHOW
LAWRENCE LEUNG – VERY STRANGE THINGS
THE AUSTRALIAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
META ILLUSION WITH E G LEE
MAGIC SCHOOL WITH TIM CREDIBLE
PROFESSOR GOOGALFITZ EXPLAINS IT ALL
SIMON CORONEL – THINGS BY SIMON
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MAGIC
THIS IS MAGIC!
TIM CREDIBLE’S FAMILY MAGIC SHOW
TRICKY NICK IS A SUPER BAD GUY
ALEX THE MAGICIAN
AROUND THE FESTIVAL
SPREADING THE WORD