Marco Tempest | TEDxTokyo 2009
Marco Tempest’s masterful blend of digital media and magic presents audiences jaw-dropping dreams of our future. Marco was launched into international prominence when he captured the prestigious New York World Cup of Magic at the age of 22. His award-winning TV series The Virtual Magician currently airs in over forty-eight countries, and his theatrical shows and appearances on numerous television specials have enthralled hundreds of millions all over the globe. Marco’s Internet videos have also been showcased on Jay Leno’s Tonight show as well as dozens of NBC and MSNBC broadcasts. As new technologies evolve, Marco ﬁnds captivating ways of turning them into compelling illusions. In 2006, the United Nations commissioned him to create a special viral video to promote its Millennium Campaign against poverty.