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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: February 2012
I have released two new digital illusion plans as PDFs. These include: Comedy Illusions Inexpensive Illusions Both plans each include 3 – 4 original illusions that fall under that specific “genre” of illusions. Check out the plans HERE. This brings … Continue reading
After 8 years, the revised, updated and expanded version of “Illusionary Departures” is now available to the mass magic market! This is the latest edition of the book that was first released in 2004. Over the last 8 years, the … Continue reading
Through our new artiste management, Fly Entertainment, I’ve been invited to customize a Transformers figure for the upcoming Cybertron Con 2012 at Resorts World Sentosa. Cybertron Con is a convention for all Transformers fans stunning exhibition of TRANSFORMERS collectible toys … Continue reading
Thanks to Danny Yeo from SPH who gave us complimentary tickets to the show “The Illusionists” that is currently playing at Marina Bay Sands. Ning & I brought our friends Mark Parker and Shaun and watched the Sunday matinee show. … Continue reading
Ning, Ade & I just arrived back in Singapore from K.L., Malaysia after performing at a private event alongside, U.S. magician, Tony Clark and French manipulator, Nestor Hato. The show was produced by David Lai and also featured local Malaysia … Continue reading
Ning & I got back on Monday from Penang and immediately headed back to the studio where illusions were returning from Kuwait and a different set was heading to Kuala Lumpur for another show on Friday. Mark Parker dropped by … Continue reading
In conjunction with our “3 Sides of Magic” world lecture tour, Ning & I have decided to release a closely guarded mentalism act and tool of ours – the “Telepathy Deck”. The mentalist shows a blindfold and blindfolds his partner … Continue reading