Jon is one of entertainment industry's most requested and respected illusion consultants. Clients from film, television, stage and theme parks have found his ingenious insights and innovations invaluable for their business.
Jon's consulting services usually begin with an initial assessment meeting with the client's creative and production teams in order to analyze what is truly needed to make their project amazing. Once the scope and breadth of the project has been established, Jon then uses his twenty plus years of experience and his unique perspective to create custom illusions that bring the client's vision to life.
There are several different types of consulting services that Jon offers, including customized offerings. Below are examples of Jon's most popular consulting requests:
Film, TV, Event Design and Theme Parks
Jon has provided magic, sleight of hand, mentalism and illusion consulting for TV, film, stage and theme park clients. Projects have ranged from working with Disney Imagineering, Universal Creative and the Bezark Company on theme park illusions to consulting for shows and films such as Arrested Development, CSI, CSI New York, The Mentalist, NCIS, and Spiderman 3. He is currently working on Shut Eye for Hulu. Jon has also served as an adviser to producers developing shows with magical themes.
Magic Act & Show Adviser
Jon has acted as a consultant to professional magicians and variety shows looking to add new material or improve their performance. During these sessions, Jon will work side by side with the performer to create new magical content and provide feedback on how to make a client's show even more memorable. His work with David and Leeman, helped get them to the finals of America's Got Talent.
If a production schedule does not allow an actor to learn the sleight of hand or magical technique required, Jon can come in and seamlessly do a hand insert to make the actor look like a sleight of hand expert.