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: May 2010
“The Urban Circus” was presented by Ning & myself as a platform for upcoming amateur and semi-professional variety arts performers to showcase their crafts to a heartland audience. As the objective of the show was to expose the local community to … Continue reading
This is really exciting! One of the brand new things to debut at tomorrow’s family variety arts show, “The Urban Circus”, is the country’s first kids illusion show! I came up with the concept about three years ago as I … Continue reading
I apologize for not blogging in a while. I received a few messages on why I seemed to be “missing from action”. For one, I’ve been busy with multiple pitches and proposals for several projects that are fantastic opportunities for … Continue reading
I’m going to let you in on a little secret… Jun 2010 is going to be an exciting month for us. We will be laying out a host of exciting plans across all our business platforms. Just one part of … Continue reading
We headed down to the MediaCorp Publishing Studio early in the morning for a shoot for Coke Zero for a featured personality interview for the popular 8 Days entertainment magazine. Ning was one of just two ladies chosen to be … Continue reading
A couple of entries ago, I wrote about working with Larry to develop his professional “Daredevil Magic” show. He will be showcasing a lot of new material at “The Urban Circus” hosted by ‘Magic Babe’ Ning this coming 30 May 2010, Sun, … Continue reading
Here is an interesting article on the latest workout trend in Japan. Women use Samurai Katana sword techniques with dance moves as a form of aerobic exercise. Ning would love it! Check it out on Channel News Asia article here. I … Continue reading