Red Sky Studios will be filming the pilot episode of the TV show, “Where Magic Happens,” in Lynchburg. The show features magician and illusionist, Ashton Blackwell, utilizing his talents to engage communities throughout the country to rally around their neighbors in need.
The show will be filming November 4-10, 2018, and the crew invites the community to join them to witness Blackwell’s biggest, and best illusion yet, during the “Hope Tour” concert at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, November 9th, at Tree of Life Ministries, 2812 Greenview Drive. The guest(s) of honor, unaware they are the main focus, will be in attendance at the finale event.
Compelled by the desire to encourage communities of true compassion, Blackwell makes use of his vast experience in the art of illusion to reveal the magic that happens, and the hope that ignites, when neighbors come together to help one another.
“Where Magic Happens” is a unique reality television series that accepts video submissions from community members around the country, secretly nominating a neighbor who has been influential in the lives of those around them, with acts of selflessness, kindness and generosity of time or talents, and are in the midst of difficult life circumstances themselves.
Throughout the series, Blackwell manages a covert operation with community members, embarking on a journey where he places himself, first-hand, into the chosen participant's difficult life experiences, whether of poverty, homelessness, incarceration, physical disability or other challenges to give the viewer a clear picture of what they are facing.
Family and neighbors join Blackwell on this journey, working together to unlock a series of clues revealed through custom-designed, innovative magic and illusion, leading everyone to the grand finale where the participant is finally let in on the secret, discovering through the love and generosity of their neighbors, their own community is “where magic happens.”
For more information on "Where Magic Happens," click HERE.