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: April 2011
Things have been quiet on the blog-front because of all the work I’ve been tied up with the behind-the-scenes business-front. I’ve been working on a couple of mega illusion pitches, more effects for TV, corporate shows and ironing out final … Continue reading
Episode 4 for the new online magic series “M for Magic” is online! This episode was shot a Scape in Orchard and Ning & I presented a cool (literally) piece of magic. Featured in the episode is Harapan Ong and … Continue reading
Have you guys joined our Facebook page yet? We have been changing things up and a lot of new features will be added in the next week. Fans have been interacting with us, giving us suggestions, opinions and sharing comments… … Continue reading
News agencies around the world reported on a large scale magic show that was staged in North Korea as a highlight in a week of festivities surrounding Kim Il Sung’s April 15 birthday. The state sponsored show, according to advertisement featured: … Continue reading
We found a video of our appearance on Sony Style TV from last year. It features an illusion, close-up magic act using a Sony Erricson phone and we also teach a simple magic trick! Check it out on Youtube here or … Continue reading
The popularity of street magic is still high with magicians as well as TV producers around the world. Besides the strength of magic close-up to the spectators, (pure) Street Magic content is relatively easy to set-up/ execute and it is … Continue reading
The 3rd episode of “M for Magic” the online series designed by Sinema TV in collaboration with J C Sum & Magic Babe Ning and Fly Entertainment is now online. The whole will air on a new Internet TV portal that will be launched … Continue reading