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Key Points for Tim Ellis

  • Tim Ellis is a multifaceted performer, renowned as a keynote speaker, master magician, dynamic storyteller, event MC, magic coach, and author. His diverse skill set allows him to engage audiences in various capacities, from captivating performances to insightful presentations.
  • As the face of Australian magic, Tim has represented Australia three times on the Jury at the FISM World Championships of Magic, showcasing his esteemed reputation on the international stage. His accolades include awards for Best Stage Magician and Best Close-Up Magician at Australian National Magic Conventions and victories at the FISM World Championships of Magic.
  • Tim led a team to break the Guinness World Record for the longest magic show, an impressive 85 hours, demonstrating his endurance and commitment to the craft. His innovative approach to magic captivates audiences and pushes the boundaries of traditional performances.
  • With sold-out shows at The Melbourne International Comedy Festival and recognition for Best Comedy Show at The Melbourne Magic Festival, Tim's comedic flair adds an entertaining dimension to his magical performances. His ability to blend humor with magic creates unforgettable experiences for audiences.
  • Tim's magic has graced over 100 television appearances worldwide, including prominent shows like Hey, Hey, It’s Saturday, Sunrise, and Today. His captivating performances on radio stations such as 3AW, 3RRR, and ABC further showcase his widespread appeal and versatility in engaging diverse audiences.
  • With numerous publications to his name, including books, magazines, and DVDs such as Australian Magic Monthly and Timeless Magic, Tim shares his expertise and insights with aspiring magicians worldwide. His inclusion in prestigious magic history books alongside legendary figures like Houdini and Welles underscores his significant contributions to the magical arts.

Topics for Tim Ellis

  • Bespoke stage shows and magical MC
    Tim will create a show perfectly designed to suit your event. Whether it’s a group of just ten VIPs, or an audience of 3,000 delegates, Tim can weave your message into his magic in a way that will always be remembered. His audience interaction and comedy brings everyone together in a truly immersive entertainment experience. With over 450 different acts of magic to choose from, Tim also makes an excellent MC to excite your next awards night.
  • Strolling magic
    For those occasions where a stage show doesn’t quite fit, Tim can take his magic from guest to guest as he performs his award-winning close-up magic over cocktails or at tables between courses. These random acts of magic have such high emotional impact they are talked about for years to come.
  • Entertaining keynote speaker
    For something truly unique, Tim offers a powerful keynote presentation about his amazing career. How being diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome helped him find his authentic voice and revealed the true secret of making lasting connections in a transactional world.
    He also offers team building workshops where he teaches your delegates to “think like magicians”. Problems are transformed into exciting challenges as Tim teaches some level-one magic tricks that everyone will be able to master and perform. Find out why MagicSeen Magazine (UK) said “Tim is one of the hottest magicians in the world!”


Testimonials for Tim Ellis

The audience was loud in their praise – “Best Show of the Year”.
Alexander Theatre

The crowd was in awe of Tim, he is an amazing performer and his personality just tops it off. Well done!
SPS Corporation

One of the world’s best illusionists.
Ray Martin
Nine Network Australia

Tim Ellis was absolutely fantastic yesterday and last night. Everyone loved him and he certainly added lots of fun and laughter to the conference plenary session and awards night.
ID Events, Australia

Excellent… Feedback has been excellent from both staff & clients.
ANZ Investment Bank

He left our guys dumbfounded!

Excellent! He is sensational. A real master of his profession!
Netball Victoria
It was one of the most enjoyable performances I have ever seen! How do they do it?
Mary Kaye Australia

The Night of Illusion blew me away, along with everyone else there. They are incredible! I’ve never heard people raving about an act so much. I know what they did was really magic, no tricks involved. Let’s give them 200%

Australian Friendly Societies Association
Excellent! Encore! Dazzled even the skeptics!
Australian Taxation Institute

Excellent. Great show, interaction with audience during show and later with walk around the tables was great, made out night fantastic.

What a great idea! Everyone had a ball and really enjoyed the difference the entertainment that this provided. He was brilliant.
Entrepeneur’s Organisation

Amazing performance which held us spellbound and wishing for more.
Kenworth Trucks

I would like to congratulate you on your wonderful performances in the Dugdale Children’s Theatre at this year’s Show. There is little doubt the Dugdale Theatre had its most successful show this year and the title ‘The Greatest Show At The Show’ was indeed appropriate.
The Royal Melbourne Show

How wonderful! An entertainer who is more concerned with the needs and objectives of the client than maintaining his own ‘artistic licence’. Tim’s performance and skill as an MC dovetailed perfectly with what our function was all about.
SSL Leisure

Thank you so much for being so magical. You were perfect for our event!
Starlight Foundation

Your skill in weaving together all of the elements of the theme with a professional and polished performance entertained and delighted the audience throughout the evening.
Australian Society of CPAs

You are the most professional, organised and extremely pleasant people to work with. Thank you for a great night but, how the hell will we make next year’s as good?
Footwear Manufacturer’s Association

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for making our night special. We have been approached by so many people commenting on how fabulous your show was and we are still amazed on how you did your tricks.
WR Grace Ltd

That is just brilliant… Oh golly, I just can’t believe that!
Kerri-Anne Kennerley
Nine Network Australia

Clever Dick! You were fantastic!
Suzannah Gibson
I’m delighted to count Tim Ellis among my friends. He generously nurtures all sorts of magic and has the mind of an evil elf!
Teller (Of Penn & Teller)

One of the most astonishing things I’ve witnessed in a long, long time.
Monday Night Magic, New York
Amazing – vibrant, quick and funny – he worked superbly with the audience. Exactly what we wanted.
Melbourne Business School
We are curious to know how you chose Fred to come up on stage. He played his part well and you had tears rolling down cheeks with your performance. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
OMEP Organising Committee
Man, you rocked the house!
David Copperfield

We wish to express our sincere appreciation for providing outstanding entertainment at the Mini Auction on Thursday. How did you do the Ring Trick?
St Kilda Football Club

Tim was incredible and had everyone amazed as to how he did it! He made our annual Christmas function the best ever and created some new talent from our workforce!
Bush Boake Allen Australia

Australia’s most recognised illusionist.
Good Weekend Magazine, The Age

I could have watched your tricks for hours… even days!
New Zealand Law Society

Excellent! Tim Ellis does not perform tricks – he presents real magic! I’m a believer!

Freaky stuff – we were totally stumped!
Radio JJJ Breakfast Team
Excellent! Like a great illusionist he kept us enthralled all night and with the added dimension of humour, a very entertaining evening!
The group were absolutely impressed and totally spellbound for the entire performance. I have spoken to most of the participants since the event and they are still talking about the illusions. The combination of the strolling magic during the pre-dinner drinks and the performance later worked extremely well from an organiser’s perspective. Your presentation was thoroughly professional, entertaining and in many ways absolutely unbelievable.
Bus Association Victoria
Very entertaining dinner show. I laughed so much, I cried
Recruitment & Consulting Services Association

Thank you for allowing us and the many thousands of children the joy of seeing your marvellous act. You have won many fans. We all loved the experience.
Promotions and Public Relations, Tas TV.

Thank you for a fantastic performance at our convention in Lorne. You received rave reviews from our delegates and certainly set the pace for a “Magic Convention”.
Nature’s Sunshine

I was at the party last night and your act is the best thing I have ever seen. Ever! If it was a toss up between getting Cameron Diaz as a hooker for an hour or your show – I’m not sure what I would go for!
Rodney Calahem

Excellent. He suited the audience perfectly. Tim’s close up magic had everyone baffled.
The Extra Mile Company
Your performance was a credit to you and a delight to all who had the pleasure of being entertained by your thoroughly professional show.
The Knox Club
The feedback from our guests has been fantastic, many saying it was the best magic act they’d ever seen. I loved the show, as did everyone on my table who thought it was sensational! Thank you again for a truly professional entertaining performance.
The 500 Club

Professionalism exemplary. I was particularly impressed at the way our key messages were always incorporated in their interaction with customers and the way they managed to channel traffic to our stand. The close up magic was a winner with customers and we received many positive comments.
Gilead Sciences
Thank you again on behalf of us all for the excellent entertainment you gave at the function last night. The feedback has all been positive and I know you were all a great success. It is always difficult involving different people and I was very pleased you selected such an interesting variety to assist you. Thanks again for a great performance.
Ministerial Advisor to Parliamentary Cabinet Secretary
A million thanks for the kind courtesy extended by yourself and Magic Unlimited for my family to attend last Friday night’s performance. It was fantastic, the kids are still talking about it and it’s years since I’ve seen first class magic.
Peter Meehan
Radio Personality
Congratulations on your performance – everyone really enjoyed it and was truly impressed.
Gladstone Traveland

Tim did not let me down. Everybody loved him! He is such a professional.
Bundaberg Sugar
Excellent…Very professional and entirely suitable for the event.
Sport & Recreation Victoria
Just a note to say how much everyone enjoyed your show at the Gippstar Awards function. Not knowing quite what to expect, you certainly didn’t fail to impress. Your entertainment was just the “magic ingredient” needed to top off a successful evening. People are still wondering how on earth you did the box trick?
Southern Cross Television, Gippsland
Everyone enjoyed the relaxed presentation and mystery entertainment. Perfect party atmosphere.
Victorian Chamber of Fresh Produce Wholesalers

Excellent rapport with the audience!
Business Incentives and Conferences
Excellent… very well suited to our type of function.
Arthur Andersen
Excellent…Very professional, provided an excellent break for our members during the afternoon.
Omegatrend Australia Pty Ltd
Everybody gasps, then bursts into spontaneous applause. Tim Ellis, magician and entertainer extraordinaire, has again performed the impossible.
The Melburnian Magazine
Tim Ellis was the big hit of the night with his incredible magic. He did a lot of card tricks that were just astonishing!
InPress Magazine

On several occasions I have seen Tim Ellis bring an audience to complete pandemonium. He is an exceptional comedy magician and I love his work.
Living Legend of Magic
He walked on stage at FISM and did 3 minutes, tearing the place apart. We were in hysterics!” “As soon as I could find him I signed him to come all the way from Australia to do one three minute trick. This you don’t want to miss.
MAGIC Magazine, USA
Your outstanding contribution to our very important annual client function last night, lifted a well organised, very enjoyable dinner dance at a high quality venue to a superb entertainment experience. All of the people I spoke to during the evening where captivated by your skill and showmanship.
Bailey Shaw Executive Recruitment
Nicolette and I can’t thank you enough for yesterday. Brilliant doesn’t even start to describe how we felt about you coming to help celebrate Nicolette’s 40th. It will certainly be an event that won’t be forgotten easily!
Nicolette & Brett Aisen
The soda can restoration was drop-dead magic. Rooms full of jaded magicians were exclaiming “NO!” and “NO WAY!” During the Saturday evening show, the row behind me made a comment (they were magicians) during the soda can restoration: “The man’s a personal friend of Satan…” and it was meant as the highest compliment. I’m sure it would delight Tim.
International Battle of Magicians, USA
Thank you for contributing to the huge success of the 71st annual Columbus Magifest. Your fantastic close-up performances, your lecture, and your special masterclass all contributed to making this one of our best-ever Magifests. I would recommend you to anyone who would call to consider your performance. That recommendation includes other magic conventions and other performing venues. You did an outstanding job, were very easy to work with, and you have that special professional touch that pays attention to every detail. Again, thank you for the professional manner by which you conduct yourself and your stellar magical presentations.
Magifest Executive Director, USA
Tim performed some astounding card tricks. Sublimely, totally dumbfounding.
Everybody was so impressed with your exceptional skills. Once again you left everyone in awe!
Marven Poultry
Tim Ellis is a true professional. He works the room leaving people amazed by his great skill and finesse. There were people wandering around after a meeting with him making comments such as, “How did he do that?”, “Did you SEE that?”, “I watched him so closely, and I still don’t know how he managed it.
Coles My

Integration of product launch worked very well. Very good feedback from the audiences and the client!
Eventhouse Productions
An excellent act, really provided the WOW! factor.
Triumph Club
Your performance was outstanding and you certainly captured everyone in the Crown Casino Palladium. You were absolutely fantastic.
Ivanhoe Grammar School
We got fantastic feedback from our guests!
Assetlink Services
On behalf of the entire National Council of The Society of American Magicians and the 700+ attendees of our recent international convention, I wish to thankyou for sharing your entertaining skills with us. Your lecture was practical, informative and very entertaining. Your close-up performance was one of the best we’ve ever seen. And, your stage work on our Saturday gala was truly hilarious. You are a bonafide “triple threat” and I am so pleased that we had you involved in so much of our four day event. If any other producer or convention planner is in need of an act that can help make their event the “best ever”, they need to call Tim Ellis and Sue-Anne Webster. If they need a glowing report on your fantastic talents, they need to call me.
Executive Show Producer
Society of American Magicians, USA
The staff and management were absolutely amazed by your incredible magic and remarked how you just blended with the crowd. We thank you for entertaining us with your amazing talent.
Creative Visuals
Tim won the hearts and baffled the minds of everyone in attendance. Plenty of variety, very high standard of work and made a special effort for the kids.
Glen Tyler

We were all extremely impressed by your expertise in performing what to us was the “impossible”. A truly memorable evening!
Colorpak International