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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>   
 
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>   
  
Latimer became hook 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. 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>  
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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. 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 went on to opened in Las Vegas for such acts [[Amazing Johnathan]].<ref> Cover [[Genii 2004 March]]</ref><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> <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>
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Latimer went on to opened in Las Vegas for such acts as the [[Amazing Johnathan]].<ref> Cover [[Genii 2004 March]]</ref><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> <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>
  
 
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>. 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" />  
 
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>. 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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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" />  <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> <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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He has 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" />  <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> <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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Jason Latimer
BornMarch 7, 1981
Roseburg, Oregon

NationalityAmerican

Jason Latimer is a FISM winning American illusionist with an extensive resume in multiple fields of science.[1] [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]

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. At the age of eighteen, he became one of the youngest performers to headline at the Magic Castle.[5]

Latimer went on to opened in Las Vegas for such acts as the Amazing Johnathan.[6][7] [8]

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"[9] by International Federation of Magic Societies (FISM)[10]. 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.[10][4] [9]

In 2012, Latimer was on the second series of BBC One's television show The Magicians . Each week Latimer competed against the British magic duo Barry and Stuart and British comedy magician Pete Firman in categories of magic. The winner of each episode was determined by the British public vote. Over the course of six specials, Jason was named the season’s winner.[11]


He has an education that spans mathematics, economics, and applied physics, with university research in multiple fields of psychology of perception and attention.[3] [2] [12] [13]


Television Specials & Appearances

  • CBS -The Talk (TV series)
  • BBC One - The Magicians (TV series) 1
  • BBC One - The Magicians (TV series) 2
  • BBC One - The Magicians (TV series) 3
  • BBC One - The Magicians (TV series) 4
  • BBC One - The Magicians (TV series) 5
  • BBC One - The Magicians (TV series) 6
  • NBC - The Ellen DeGeneres Show'
  • CBS - The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson
  • Le Plus Grand Cabaret Du Monde - With Patrick Sébastien
  • BBC- History of Magic


Awards

  • Award of Oustanding Achievement" from Magic Castle Junior Program (2001)
  • "Most Up and Coming New Talent" (2003)
  • Grand Prix at FISM (2003)


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. http://www.jasonlatimer.com/#/Bio/
  6. Cover Genii 2004 March
  7. CHAMPION The Rise and Rise of Jason Latimer Genii The Conjurors' Magazine Vol. 67 No. 3 (2004)
  8. Professor of Psychological and Behavioral Studies of Perception Attention and Cognition in the Human
  9. 9.0 9.1 World Champion of Magic Winners
  10. 10.0 10.1 Jason Latimer
  11. Pete Firman: poster-boy for British comedy magic The Telegraph 13 Feb 2012 link 31 January 2013
  12. The Team
  13. The Illusionist
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