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'''Jason Latimer''' is a [[FISM]] winning magician.
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Latimer became hooked on magic after seeing his first magic show at the age of nine. By the age of twelve, he was performing at birthday parties and local events. Growing up in Agoura Hills in Southern California near the [[Magic Castle]], he joined the Magic Castle's Academy of Magical Arts Junior Program.  
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At the age of eighteen, he became one of the youngest performers to headline at the Magic Castle.<ref>http://www.jasonlatimer.com/#/Bio/</ref>
 
  
Latimer has opened in Las Vegas for such acts [[Amazing Johnathan]].<ref> Cover [[Genii 2004 March]]</ref>
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'''JASON LATIMER''' (born March 7th, 1981) <ref>{{cite news|title=LATIMER THE WORLD CHAMPION OF MAGIC|url=http://www.drsrc.com/cpfestival2010/info-jason_latimer.php|accessdate=30 January 2013|newspaper=The Daily Republic|date=August 26 2010}}</ref> (also known simply as '''LATIMER''') is an American illusionist with an extensive resume in multiple fields of science. Jason Latimer’s fusion of modern day technology with age-old magic tricks has made him one of the world’s most innovative magicians.<ref name="BBC The Magicians">{{cite web|title=The Magicians - Latimer|url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b019fyjl/stars/latimer|publisher=BBC|accessdate=31 January 2013}}</ref>  His private research and designs have led to live twenty-first century effects such as bending light, shaping water, the clear cups and balls, fountain walks, forming smoke, and [[Bullet Time]] levitations on stage.<ref name="BBC Article" /> <ref name="BBC The Magicians" /> <ref name=jasonlatimer.com>{{cite web|title=The Official Website of Latimer The World Champion of Magic|url=www.jasonlatimer.com|publisher=LATIMER FX, Inc.|accessdate=30 January 2013}}</ref>  Jason Latimer is recognized as "one of magic's most gifted creators" <ref name="Genii Article">{{cite journal|last=Bryant|first=Steve|title=CHAMPION The Rise and Rise of Jason Latimer|journal=Genii The Conjurors' Magazine|date=2004|year=2004|month=March|volume=67|issue=3|pages=54|url=www.geniimagazine.com}}</ref>  by [[Genii, The Conjurors' Magazine]] as well as by the scientific community as possessing a "grasp of visual science beyond our comprehension." <ref name = Shin>{{cite web|last=Shimojo Ph.D 1985 MIT|first=Shin|title=Professor of Psychological and Behavioral Studies of Perception Attention and Cognition in the Human|url=http://www.allamericanspeakers.com/speakers/Jason-Latimer/389286|accessdate=30 January 2013}}</ref>
  
== Awards ==
 
* Award of Oustanding Achievement" from Magic Castle Junior Program (2001)
 
* "Most Up and Coming New Talent" (2003)
 
* Grand Prix at FISM (2003)
 
  
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Jason Latimer's designs and performances have led to seventeen consecutive championship wins and awards worldwide.<ref name=jasonlatimer.com /><ref name="BBC The Magicians" />  Latimer is the third American in history to ever be given magic's highest honor of being titled "The Grand Prix 'Best Overall' World Champion of Magic"<ref name="World Champion of Magic Winners">{{cite web|title=World Champion of Magic Winners|url=http://fism.org/web/championship-contests/fism-winners/fism-winners-2000-to-2009/|publisher=FISM|accessdate=31 January 2013}}</ref>  by [[International Federation of Magic Societies]] ([[FISM]])<ref name= FISM>{{cite web|title=Jason Latimer|url=http://geniimagazine.com/magicpedia/Jason_Latimer|publisher=genii Magazine|accessdate=30 January 2013}}</ref>  joining the names of magic icons [[Lance Burton]] and [[Johnny Ace Palmer]]. Jason also possesses multiple "World Champion of Magic" titles and awards in multiple categories of close up magic and in the invention & design by FISM.<ref name=FISM /><ref name=jasonlatimer.com /> <ref name="World Champion of Magic Winners" />
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In 2012, Latimer won over the UK audience of BBC One's television series “[[The Magicians (TV series)]]." Each week Latimer competed against the British magic duo [[Barry and Stuart]] and British comedy magician [[Pete Firman]] in all categories of magic. The winner of each episode was determined by the British public vote. The American born Latimer showcased his unique style of magic and the viewer’s response was overwhelming. Over the course of six specials, Jason was named the season’s winner and series champion by the British public.<ref name="Pete Firman Article">{{cite news|title=Pete Firman: poster-boy for British comedy magic|url=http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/theatre/comedy/9078875/Pete-Firman-poster-boy-for-British-comedy-magic.html|accessdate=31 January 2013|newspaper=The Telegraph|date=13 Feb 2012}}</ref>
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With an education that spans [[Mathematics]], [[Economics]], and [[Applied Physics]] with university research in multiple fields of [[Psychology]] of perception and attention,<ref name="BBC Article">{{cite web|title=Media Centre|url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/mediapacks/magicians/latimer.html|publisher=BBC|accessdate=31 January 2013}}</ref> <ref name="BBC The Magicians" />  Latimer actively engages scientists and engineers around the world to unite into one field of "breaking down the impossible."<ref name="The Team">{{cite web|title=The Team|url=http://www.jasonlatimer.com/the_team.html|publisher=LATIMER FX, Inc.|accessdate=31 January 2013}}</ref>  Latimer’s fascination with the unknown has brought wonder to the twenty-first century while his imagination has inspired millions around the world.<ref name="The Illusionist">{{cite web|title=The Illusionist|url=http://www.jasonlatimer.com/the_illusionist.html|publisher=Latimer FX, Inc.|accessdate=30 January 2013}}</ref>
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==Television Specials & Appearances==
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* ''CBS -[[The Talk (TV series)]]''
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* ''BBC One - [[The Magicians (TV series)]]1''
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* ''BBC One -[[The Magicians (TV series)]] 2''
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* ''BBC One -[[The Magicians (TV series)]] 3''
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* ''BBC One -[[The Magicians (TV series)]] 4''
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* ''BBC One -[[The Magicians (TV series)]] 5''
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* ''BBC One -[[The Magicians (TV series)]] 6''
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* ''NBC - [[The Ellen DeGeneres Show]]'
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* ''CBS - [[The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson]]''
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* ''Le Plus Grand Cabaret Du Monde - With Patrick Sébastien''
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* ''BBC- History of Magic''
  
 
== References ==
 
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== External links ==
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*[http://www.jasonlatimer.com/ Jason Latimer Official Website]
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*[http://www.latimeronline.com/ LATIMER The World Champion of Magic]

Revision as of 04:05, 31 January 2013

Jason Latimer
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LATIMER The World Champion of Magic
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Websitewww.jasonlatimer.com


JASON LATIMER (born March 7th, 1981) [1] (also known simply as LATIMER) is an American illusionist with an extensive resume in multiple fields of science. Jason Latimer’s fusion of modern day technology with age-old magic tricks has made him one of the world’s most innovative magicians.[2] His private research and designs have led to live twenty-first century effects such as bending light, shaping water, the clear cups and balls, fountain walks, forming smoke, and Bullet Time levitations on stage.[3] [2] [4] Jason Latimer is recognized as "one of magic's most gifted creators" [5] by Genii, The Conjurors' Magazine as well as by the scientific community as possessing a "grasp of visual science beyond our comprehension." [6]


Jason Latimer's designs and performances have led to seventeen consecutive championship wins and awards worldwide.[4][2] Latimer is the third American in history to ever be given magic's highest honor of being titled "The Grand Prix 'Best Overall' World Champion of Magic"[7] by International Federation of Magic Societies (FISM)[8] joining the names of magic icons Lance Burton and Johnny Ace Palmer. Jason also possesses multiple "World Champion of Magic" titles and awards in multiple categories of close up magic and in the invention & design by FISM.[8][4] [7]


In 2012, Latimer won over the UK audience of BBC One's television series “The Magicians (TV series)." Each week Latimer competed against the British magic duo Barry and Stuart and British comedy magician Pete Firman in all categories of magic. The winner of each episode was determined by the British public vote. The American born Latimer showcased his unique style of magic and the viewer’s response was overwhelming. Over the course of six specials, Jason was named the season’s winner and series champion by the British public.[9]


With an education that spans Mathematics, Economics, and Applied Physics with university research in multiple fields of Psychology of perception and attention,[3] [2] Latimer actively engages scientists and engineers around the world to unite into one field of "breaking down the impossible."[10] Latimer’s fascination with the unknown has brought wonder to the twenty-first century while his imagination has inspired millions around the world.[11]


Television Specials & Appearances

References

  1. LATIMER THE WORLD CHAMPION OF MAGIC The Daily Republic August 26 2010 link 30 January 2013
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 The Magicians - Latimer
  3. 3.0 3.1 Media Centre
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 [www.jasonlatimer.com The Official Website of Latimer The World Champion of Magic]
  5. CHAMPION The Rise and Rise of Jason Latimer Genii The Conjurors' Magazine Vol. 67 No. 3 (2004)
  6. Professor of Psychological and Behavioral Studies of Perception Attention and Cognition in the Human
  7. 7.0 7.1 World Champion of Magic Winners
  8. 8.0 8.1 Jason Latimer
  9. Pete Firman: poster-boy for British comedy magic The Telegraph 13 Feb 2012 link 31 January 2013
  10. The Team
  11. The Illusionist


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