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: December 2011
Earlier this month, Ning, Ade & I flew up to France to perform on the famed French TV show Le Plus Grand Cabaret Du Monde hosted by Patrick Sebastian. I wrote about our experiences taping for the show in France here. … Continue reading
Happy Boxing Day! I hope you had a fabulous Christmas! For illusionists, magicians, designers and enthusiasts, all my books, digital plans and Illusion DVDs in Magic Boutique’s “J C Sum Illusion Store” will be sold at 25% off retail price! … Continue reading
I’ve just about finished the material specifications for our new illusion. Currently, entitled “Shadow Walk”, it will be made from 95% aluminum and stainless steel so there is a lot of custom cutting and welding to be done for this … Continue reading
If you have not signed up to be one of the 100 people whose minds will be read on 7 Jan 2012, Sat. Do so now! As you probably know by now, Ning & I will be attempting to set … Continue reading
My book “Pack Flat Illusions for Kids & Family Shows” was recently reviewed on The Magic Session’s Magic Marketplace by Luke Dancy. He gave it a great review – thanks Luke! You can login for free and watch the review … Continue reading
In 2012, Ning & I will embark on an unprecedented lecture tour covering countries and cities in Asia, Europe and the US. This will be in between our existing shows and projects! The brand new lecture is entitled “3 Sides of … Continue reading