Australian magician James Galea is on a search around the world for the holy grail of magic...the BEST TRICK EVER. Across this series, audiences will witness some of the world’s greatest magic tricks and meet the fascinating inventors who created them.
James Galea's BEST TRICK EVER - Trailer
BAND OF MAGICIANS
BAND OF MAGICIANS is the World's First Magic Supergroup. Four of the greatest magicians from across the globe have banded together to create magic greater than the sum of their parts.
BAND OF MAGICIANS had its world premiere at Sydney Festival and moved on to Crown Casino, toured New Zealand and ended up at the home of magic - Las Vegas.
James Galea, Justin Willman, Justin Flom, Nate Staniforth
BAND OF MAGICIANS - Live
BAND OF MAGICIANS - Short Film
BAND OF MAGICIANS - Las Vegas
BAND OF MAGICIANS - The TV Series
James Galea, Stuart MacLeod, Brett Loudermilk, Joel Ward
Ben Hanlin, Brett Loudermilk, James Galea, Adam Mada
THE CREW'S SHIP
The Crew’s Ship is a 30 minute mockumentary comedy sitcom that revolves around the Crew of a ‘luxury’ International Cruise Ship. It follows Cruise Director Peter Peterson, a has-been Magician now running the Entertainment Department on the Platinum Pacific ‘Crystal Blue’ and his team of performers.
The Crew’s Ship is irreverent, flamboyant, topical, and laugh-out-loud funny.
Produced by Jo Dyer, Girl Asleep premiered at the Adelaide Film Festival where it won the Award for Most Popular Feature, and had its international premiere at the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival. It went on to win the Best Film Award at the Seattle Film Festival, The Age Critics Award for Best Australian Film at the Melbourne International Film Festival and Australia’s richest prize, the CinefestOz Award. It was nominated for 5 AACTA and 6 Film Critics Circle Awards including Best Film.
Girl Asleep is set in the late 1970s and follows 14-year-old Greta Driscoll, a shy and awkward teenager holding on to adolescence, who is propelled into a weird parallel place during her 15th birthday party where she is challenged to find herself.
Girl Asleep - Trailer
The secret world of a struggling magician is exposed in this frank and revealing story that questions what one would do if they really could do magic.
The Magician - A Short Film
LYING CHEATING BASTARD
Lying Cheating Bastard is the intriguing tale of a young man drawn into the seedy underbelly of Sydney, the story of infamous con-man Jimmy ‘the Cricket’ Garcia, and how he became the most successful con-man in Australia by the age of 27.
It is the extraordinary story of Jimmy’s induction into the murky world of gambling, gangsters and grift.
Jimmy has no idea how it happened, but somehow he was born with a gift, a talent to play and read cards, dice, any game of chance, better than just about anyone in the world.
“I always win, always”, says Jimmy. “Cos I never go against the percentages, I control the variables, and I don’t leave anything to chance. Ever”.
“Oh yeah. And I cheat”.
LYING CHEATING BASTARD - Trailer
Co-writers James Galea & Nicholas Hammond (Director)
I WISH I WAS A WIZARD
I WISH I WAS A WIZARD is a magical musical targeted specifically to children.
It is a high energy multi-platform property, with catchy, fun, original tunes (that kids can and do sing along to), incredibly visual magic and illusions, filled with audience participation that will entertain the child in everyone.
Lucky Milesis foremost a buddy movie in the proud tradition of the three-guys-stuck-out-on-a-limb genre. It won the audience award for Best Film at the 2007 Sydney Film Festival. Other awards include the Special Jury Prize and Best Screenplay at the 2007 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, the Black Pearl for Best New Director at the Middle East International Film Festival, the Grand Prix at the 9th Rencontres Internationales du Cinéma des Antipodes in Saint-Tropez and Best Film at the 3rd Asian Festival of First Films in Singapore. It was also nominated for Best Film and Best Screenplay at the 2007 Australian Film Institute Awards and Best Screenplay at the 2007 Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
An Indonesian fishing boat abandons Iraqi and Cambodian refugees in a remote part of the Western Australia. Whilst most are quickly caught by officials, three men with nothing in common but their misfortune and determination escape arrest and begin an epic journey into the heart of Australia. Pursued by an army reservist unit, our three heroes wander deeper into the desert, desperately searching for civilization amongst the stones of the Pilbara.
Lucky Miles - Trailer
I HATE RABBITS
I HATE RABBITS has been seen all over the world, garnering rave reviews everywhere it has played from the Melbourne International Comedy Festival to Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
"James Galea has reinvented the art of trickery" - Daily Telegraph
Galea’s ground-breaking sold-out performances of I HATE RABBITS attracted mass media attention on an international level. His signature card trick 673 King Street at The Melbourne International Comedy Festival became a YouTube Sensation seen by millions, and eventually landed him on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
"Truly entertaining… I can't imagine there's a magician on the face of the planet who could make him look ordinary" - Australian Stage
"As fun as it is visually intoxicating, making I HATE RABBITS an absolute addition to your list of must-see shows"- EXPRESS MEDIA
"The audience was frequently gasping in awe or rolling with laughter, usually at the same time" - The Pun “His tricks are as funny as they are slick” - Sunday Magazine
“An irresistible fusion of comedy and sleight of hand” -3D World
I HATE RABBITS - Melbourne Comedy Festival Gala
MAGICIAN IN THE KITCHEN
MAGICIAN IN THE KITCHEN takes James Galea off the stage and into the kitchen in a half-hour programme which brings fascinating guests together for a unique dinner party, showcasing mind-blowing magic and infusing it with incredible food.
MAGICIAN IN THE KITCHEN
POOF! (A NEW MAGICAL)
A musical of the magical kind, POOF! (A New Magical) follows the journey of a magician who knows too many secrets and now can no longer see the magic in his own life. Discovering himself through the world of magic, illusion, psychics and sex, we find out what happens when someone goes behind the curtain and their secrets are more than they can bear.
POOF! (A New Magical) combines a frank and outrageous score (Words & Music by James Galea) with mind blowing magic and illusions.