Adam Steinfeld, based in south Florida, studied to be a filmmaker, at the University of Miami, directing, writing, and creating, mini-versions of the Tonight Show, and his final senior thesis short film, "the Box", on Houdini, he went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree, in Film & Television, all while performing as a skilled street-style magician, that put himself through college.
Soon, after graduation Steinfeld's travels, focused on his magic skills, presenting at; comedy clubs, and mega cruise-ships around the world, to performing & producing in one of the longest running permanent magic shows, over 2,400 shows, Magic Live!®...comedy on the beach, at two mega island casino resorts, in Aruba, that ran close to ten years.
No doubt, magicians, played, an early key role, in the development of feature films, from Georges Méliès , to Harry Houdini, to Orson Welles, and that's one of the reasons, Mr. Steinfeld believes, in the expansion of the Art form of magic, mixed with, television, and film, now many years later, Adam, is very much involved in shooting, writing & editing his own self-produced projects.
"I shot many many shorts, said Steinfeld, working with my long time magic assistants, in my magic show, as the star actors, and crew...each time, I increased my directing and editing skills."
"You have to remember, I studied to be a filmmaker years ago, but this new digital film technology, has allowed me to experiment with various stories, on an ultra low, no budget projects, such as; Ask Madame Wonder?, Creezy, where are you?, Magic Schmuck, 2nd Best Magician, Houdini Lives!, Magic Island, to a writing collaboration, of my novel, Houdini Lives! , with award-winning Boston crime author, Al Blanchard, and other comedians, and filmmakers."
Unique traits: magician/comedian, filmmaker
HOUDINI LIVES!: the Stanford and Solea Story Romance ⋄ Thriller It's 1966, Miami Beach and world famous escape artist, Harry Houdini did not die forty years ago, as many people thought, but is planning a dramatic comeback.
(1min teaser) HOUDINI...taks Houdini
Film (short) by Magic Live! / Adam Steinfeld (Documentary and Documentary) producer, director, editor, writer a film by, Adam Steinfeld it's November 1st, 1926, the day after, Houdini's unexpected death, a radio announcer broadcasts a recent interview, of Houdini and flashes back on his amazing career.
Magic Schmuck: the 2nd BEST magician, in the whole-wide WORLD!
Film (short) by Magic Live! / Adam Steinfeld (Comedy) producer, director, editor, writer lovely, Zarina van Schmuck (Rita Ritvin) never wanted to be a magician, but a singer, after discovering lost films of her great-grandfather, Magic Schmuck (Adam Steinfeld) a 1920's, 2nd BEST vaudeville magician, Z now dreams of being a rich and famous magician herself, in the ever present world, of social media. a film by Adam Steinfeld genre: Comedy sub-genre: Magic-Mockumentary, Fictional History starring, actress, Rita Ritvin magician, Adam Steinfeld copyright, 2016 MagicLive.com
(36sec TEASER) Hold the Schmaltz: the final hours of RASCAL HOUSE
Documentary by Magic Live! / Adam Steinfeld (Comedy and Documentary) producer, director, camera, editor, writer In Sunny Isles Beach, Florida; it's the final few hours of Rascal House. From director, Adam Steinfeld. Hold the Schmaltz! South Florida's most famous delicatessen and the corner of matzo ball soup, cheesecake and bagels are coming to a crashing halt, as Rascal House goes into the sunset....all time stands still, on this one final bun-ZANY brunch.
(1min brand ID teaser) Magic Live!
Theater by Magic Live! / Adam Steinfeld producer, director, editor, writer 15sec brand ID teaser, of, Magic Live! show starring Adam Steinfeld
Ask Madame Wonder?
Series by Magic Live! / Adam Steinfeld (Drama, Fantasy, Horror and Sci-Fi) producer, director, editor, writer psychic, Madame Wonder, always makes WISHES come true!...be careful what you wish for, she'll twist your words with moralistic, disastrous results. series creator, director, editor Adam Steinfeld
(1min teaser) Magic Island (M-Island)
Series by Magic Live! / Adam Steinfeld (Reality-TV) producer, director, editor, writer Magic Island! and it's very, very real! :30 sec teaser to new reality mysterious series. producer: Adam Steinfeld copyright, MMXV
Drama (Crime, Drama, Romance and Thriller) story, co-author, co-screenplay It's 1966 and world famous magician, escape artist, Harry Houdini, did not die forty years ago as many people thought, but is planning a dramatic comeback. (www.HoudiniLives.com)
University of Miami