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Skymember Presents: Project Polaroid (box color varies) by Julio Montoro and Finix Chan

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For centuries, camera technology undergoes back-to-back dramatic transformations, all to fulfill one human obsession: to immortalize their best moments.

That brings us to printed photos. Though substantial, they are a relic of the past. Once taken, nothing inside is changeable, or photoshopped. But did you know that you can actually manipulate printed photos in real life?

Courtesy of the brilliant minds of Julio Montoro and Finix Chan, we can now deliver that power to your hands - with Project Polaroid.

Project Polaroid isn't just any magic trick; it's more than that. It's a door to infinite possibilities. Imagine: being able to vanish the Statue of Liberty like the legend himself; materialize your portrait out of thin air; you can even have your audiences feel the miracle in their hands.

Not convinced? How about popping a real object out of a flat, 2D photo?

We're making Hollywood special effects come to life, through your hands.

Each package will come with two pre-made gimmicks, ready to go in just seconds.

Simply practical and effortless.

Designed for the real worker - whether you're a card, coin, mentalism, or psychic magician - Project Polaroid will elevate your art to a new extreme. Available worldwide NOW.

What you will receive:

  • Two pre-made gimmicks - Vanishing Statue of Liberty and Red Mercury Card Trick. Each gimmick was HAND ASSEMBLED by our FOUNDER and co-creator of Project Polaroid himself, Finix Chan.
  • Four extra gimmicks - Princess Card Trick, Magician's Force, Crane Origami, and Ghost Lady. Assembly required.
  • 30 x regular photos - 5 photos per plot; 3 photos (after the magic happens) and 2 photos (before the magic happens).
  • One refill supplies pack.
  • 2 hour detailed online instructions.

Q: What's the difficulty level of Project Polaroid?
A: Extremely Easy! The gimmick is self-contained. With a single flick, the magic happens!

Q: Can I customize my own photos?
A: It's possible. Once you have learned the concept, you may build your own Polaroid routine.

Q: Are its gimmicks well thought out?
A: Over 100 prototypes have been built by Finix. Moreover, with contributions from Jasoon Khor (an expert in the printing industry), we couldn't be more satisfied with the final result.

Q: How's the quality of the gimmicks? Are they durable?
A: Every paper-based product is prone to wear and tear upon long-time usage. We do include supplies and extra gimmicks so you can repair or build a new one. Please fully watch the online instruction before handling your gimmicks.

Q: Do I need to prepare anything in advance to perform this?
A: Not necessarily. You will receive two pre-made gimmicks HAND-ASSEMBLED by Finix Chan, co-creator himself! What you need to do instead, is to customize the pre-made gimmick to fit your preferences.

Q: If I am running out of supplies, where I can get them?
A: Due to various challenges with mass productions, we have limited quantities for the full set of Project Polaroid. However, we might have some overprinted photos. Therefore, please contact your favorite magic store for inquiries.

Q: Any possibility for add-on effects for Project Polaroid?
A: Yes! The main reason why we named this effect "Project" is because of its expandability. Infinite possibilities! Our founder, Finix, will continue to refine the gimmicks and develop more routines and effects with this concept. When we are ready, we will roll out add-ons from time to time.

Q: Are TV rights included?
A: Sorry, commercial rights are reserved for Project Polaroid, including but not limited to TV and web shows. Please contact Skymember Presents for commercial inquiries.


We would like to say THANK YOU to Patrick Wolford from Murphy's Magic Supplies for being our project consultant and Jasoon Khor for engineering the gimmicks with Finix!
Concept by Julio Montoro
Remastered by Finix Chan
Project Manager: Calvin Liew
Project Consultant: Patrick Wolford
Gimmicks engineered by Jasoon Khor and Finix Chan
Creative Consultant: Avi Yap
Creative Director: Finix Chan
Graphic Designer: Yuen Tian Jia
Creative Assistants: Thien Wei Jian and Edwin Liew

Thoughts from professional magicians

"Project Polaroid is perfect for anyone looking for a visual in your face type of change that is easy to perform and customizable. I love it!!"
- João Miranda

"The effect is AMAZING, and the method is BRILLIANT!!"
- Les French Twins

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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on May 9th, 2019
I bought this from another site. Finix Chan gives the tutorial and his English is atrocious. It would've been better in Chinese with subtitles. It comes with 2 pre-made gimmicks that I got exactly 2 uses out of before they were unusable. It comes with plenty of material to make your own but an hour of building for 2 performances? Also, it only looks decent from a distance or on camera. I actually through the whole thing in the trash the same day I got it.
A waste of $40.
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on May 9th, 2019
Trash. Can’t understand a word he says !!! Don’t bother
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on May 23rd, 2019
This is a very nice trick. Original method. There are others on the market with the same plot (and the creator gives them credit) but with different working systems. Finix himself has constructed more than 2500 gimmicks. You are supplied with 2 from these 2500, but you get enough material to build many others. It’s not fragile as it was said, I mean, if you want to destroy it you will do so, because it’s a paper photo like any other paper photo, but if you take care of what you receive and “treat” it well (and normal people are supposed to be careful with any printed photo), it should last you a lifetime (again, as any printed paper photo). Last but not least, tutorial takes 1h40min and covers everything. Thanks Finix and Julio for this release.
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on July 8th, 2019
I bought this over level one because its limited release, I watched as level one flew off my magic dealers shelf as this one sat. This is another product that I got caught up in the hype over.
It’s a decent enough effect although live performances are not as clean as camera alludes. There were two photos in the trailer that convinced me I could routine this, they were not included.
Finix has a thick accent, reviews here and on YouTube all seem to mention this, but I think those are coming from areas where foreign accents are t that common to begin with, while I strained to understand somethings it’s not like it incomprehensible along with video explanations.
I’ve heard some negatives on its durability but it works more often and hasn’t broken, unlike my flat pack. If I recall there are not any real world performances. Really wished the corgi and golden gate were included in the release or just left out of the marketing tools.
I feel it overpriced and I know that Finix works hard on these units but the few times I’ve performed it they were less than overwhelmed, but then again the first few tricks are are always done for those I know and they may be a bit fed up with all my chicanery anyhow.
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