The Academy of Magical Arts Awards show took place last night at the Saban Theatre in Hollywood and hosted by Mac King and produced by our own Storytime columnist Max Maven. Below are the winners:
Close-Up Magician of the Year: Derek DelGuadio
Parlour Magician of the Year: Helder Guimaraes
Stage Magician of the Year: Rob Zabrecky
Lecturer of the Year: Howard Hamburg
All of these awards were voted on by the AMA membership
Magician of the Year: Lu Chen
Creative Fellowship: Lubor Fiedler
Lifetime Achievement Fellowship: James Randi
Literary Fellowship: Roberto Giobbi
Masters Fellowship: René Levand
Performing Fellowship: Finn Jon
These awards are decided upon by the AMA’s board of trustees.
Awards of Merit were given to Ira Goldstein, the Los Angeles Fire Department, and the Skirball Cultural Center, plus the Junior Achievement Awards were given to Krystyn Lambert, “Tricky Devil,” and Sean Trinh.