About this Blog
This blog details the "backstage business" of professional illusionist, illusion designer, author & show producer, J C Sum.
It also explores how creative & artistic individuals can position themselves to be commercially successful in their respective fields.
Whether you are an entertainer, film-maker, designer, musician, artist, actor or animator, this blog strives to offer insights based on the art, science and business of one of Asia’s most commercially successful practitioners of the magic arts.
Monthly Archives: November 2008
In yesterday’s blog entry, I mentioned a new version of Ning’s “The Impalement Cage” that we have developed especially for a special event we are performing for the Football Association tomorrow. If you remember, Ning became the first female magician … Continue reading
This week is going to be a busy week for us. If you read in Ning’s blog, you would know about the rehearsal schedule we are going through. In fact, we headed back to the studio for rehearsals yesterday, after … Continue reading
Two days in a row, two magicians (one local, one from Turkey) emailed me to let me know they thought an original illusion of mine had been pirated by overseas magic manfacturers. Thanks guys for the concern – I really appreciate … Continue reading
Here is a sneak peak of one of my new illusions that will be eventually added to our own corporate shows but also made available to the international magic community. For several years, I redesigned the presentation of Jim Steinmeyer’s “Lady … Continue reading
If you are not a magician, you might not appreciate this entry as much so please forgive me. I just want to thank all the magicians and illusionists from different parts of the world for their overwhelming support… emails and … Continue reading
Sorry! It has been a while since I last blogged. It has been a busy time with many many things going on in my life right now. You might have read Ning’s blog that highlighted some of our recent projects … Continue reading
‘Magic Babe’ has been recognized as one of Asia’s “trail blazers” by Tiger Tales, the in-flight magazine of budget carrier Tiger Airways. She joins a list of other outstanding individuals who are acknoweldged as making waves in their respective fields … Continue reading