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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: September 2009
As many of you know, we have been busy with production and rehearsals these past few weeks. Many of the illusions we are rehearsing for are new, rechoreographed pieces or to new music. So, it has been an exciting challenge … Continue reading
We just finished staging Ning’s “One Gal Show” for an F1 Party at ButterFactory at One Fullerton this evening. From 1 Oct 2009, Ning will be staging a brand new version of this show. Her one gal show was first … Continue reading
Blog network, Nuffnang, who represents the top bloggers in the region will be holding their first Asia Pacific Blog Awards. Top bloggers throughout South East Asia will be flying doing for this one night only “Oscars-style” awards ceremony at the Pan … Continue reading
Kind of… The TV commerical for this month’s FHM maagzine has been airing on MediaCorp television channels! So, Ning’s cover as well as inside shots have been playing on millions on TVs in Singapore! This is the artwork provided by … Continue reading
Time has gone by quickly! Exactly one year ago, Ning & I staged a very unique mega illusion where we teleported 3 people across Singapore River in 2.5 seconds! It was called “The Impossible Journey” and was a great event. … Continue reading
You might have noticed that I have not blogged for some time. Well, one reason is that we have not been doing anything particularly noteworthy or everything is still top secret. Basically, this month has been weeks of retweaking, retooling, … Continue reading
You might have read about my entry on the “Human Light Tunnel” illusion here. At that time, after spending weeks re-engineering the illusion, I thought that the final design work of the illusion was done… but I was wrong. Ning … Continue reading
To celebrate our first “Sexy Magic/ Urban Illusions” show at St James Power Station on 6 Oct 2009, we will be giving out 2 sets of prizes next week! Here is what you stand to win: A pair of tickets … Continue reading