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 2010
As I highlighted last week, the Concept:Magic Close-up Magic Team, headed by Adeline Ng, performed for two full days at a roadshow carnival organized by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA). We designed a range of customized workshop items that … Continue reading
Yesterday, Ning wrote about how someone posted on her LG ambassador contest wall to try to “create problems” (as colloquial saying goes). If you did not know, Ning is an ambassador for LG Mobile and is in a voting contest … Continue reading
Ning & I are really excited to be the first Singapore illusionists to be interviewed on iTricks, a very popular magic portal based out of the US. Justin Robert Young, editor of iTricks, called us up for this podcast interview and … Continue reading
I got two new Transformers toys today. One is the Leader Class Optimus Prime from the “Hunt of the Decepticon” series. I held off buying it when it first came out months ago but bit the bullet. It has got … Continue reading
Do you want to win a new smartphone? One of the people who voted for Ning in her LG Ambassador contest won a LG Optimus One smartphone! What was even more cool was that he came down to “Illusions of the … Continue reading
We are in rehearsals for our upcoming shows at the Mint Museum of Toys this Sat and have a released a teaser trailer on what to expect from the show. As a bonus, you get to see what you missed … Continue reading
We made the front page of Yahoo Singapore under “Today’s Video Picks: Entertainment”. Thanks to Delyse for the tip! This is the second time in the year that Ning has been on the front page of Yahoo Singapore. On 21 … Continue reading
After a great run of shows at the Peranakan Museum that was designed for adults, we will be heading over to the MINT Museum of Toys, next Sat, 27 Nov 2010 with a completely different show! This will be your … Continue reading