Danny Goldmsmith is a Buddhist. Not to be confused with religion, like magic, Buddhism is simply a way of life.
The aspiration is to reach enlightenment. A deeper connection to the magic in the world around you.
It’s this soft, smooth, karmic-thinking that puts Danny’s coin work into another dimension. Whatever it took, we had to get him to Ellusionist.
A few months ago we had a meeting with Danny to scratch off one item from his bucket list… visiting Nepal. Our goal, to bring the magic community something authentic. No fancy penthouses & no room service.
The genie, for the first time, filmed from inside the bottle.
A zen, stripped-back spiritual setting to unpack the essence of good coin magic… and we got what we wanted.
After a laborious 26 hours of flights and connections, Danny and our team landed in Kathmandu, Nepal… a place that 1 in 10 people would have trouble finding on a map.
There, we filmed 4, completely gimmickless powerhouse routines from his refined repertoire:
- Crazy Man’s Coin Cuffs.
- Split & Splice.
- Atomic Orbiting Coins.
- BONUS DG Retention Vanish.
His motions are smooth, but his methods are smoother.
How? It’s Danny Freakin-Goldsmith.
The word ‘Smith’ is used to describe a specialism in a certain area. A Blacksmith, for example, is someone who works with raw iron & steel. ‘Smith’ simply means expert. Danny is a Silversmith. An expert with the pieces of silver we call coins.
If you’ve been scared of coins before, or shelved each attempt in the past, Danny’s warm openness draws you back in.
This man is here for you… and for each second of the 1 hour, 20 minute project, you feel talked ‘up’ and not talked down to.
This isn’t a professional addressing a crowd of intermediate coin workers. This is a man, 1-on-1 slowly walking you through each step, from the ground up… with nothing overlooked.
Danny is so detail orientated, he delayed the release of this project to watch it with fresh eyes and ensure it was perfect for you.