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: September 2010
Our next few weeks will be busy with photo & video shoots for a variety of projects, one being our 8th mega illusion. I have finished the technical design for the main apparatus and staging for the mega illusion. As … Continue reading
Our last contest had only one person with the correct guess so we thought we would make this one really easy… or at least we think it is easy. Soon, we will be staging our 8th mega illusion for the … Continue reading
Congrats to Fernando Alonso for winning the F1 Singapore Grand Prix! The loud roars of the the F1 are now over and road conditions will be back to normal! Yay! Singaporeans have had disruptive traffic for months with the National … Continue reading
Ning’s sexy “Magic Boutique’s Mega Sale” has been a tremendous hit with 75% of the items sold already, many in the first day! But, I’m personally surprised that no one has yet to grab these really good items: If you … Continue reading
Magic Boutique is having a crazy sale with some items going at 75% off the retail price! All items have only one unit in stock so confirm yours quickly. See all details here. The sale ends 29 Sept 2010, Wed, … Continue reading
I first started working on the “Three Shell Game” in 1994 when I got my first set of real walnut shells from Davenports. I developed a strong routine with ideas from Giovanni, Phil Cass, Patrick Page and Gary Ouellet. Over … Continue reading
Our Mega Illusion #8 will be in conjunction with the National Heritage Board’s (NHB) 2010 “I Love Museums” campaign! We are surprised only 1 person got the answer right! (Purely, because no one else chose it and he is not from Singapore ) … Continue reading