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: March 2012
New Zealand comedy magician and top Chaplin magician, Paul Romhany, has published a brand new magic magazine that is taking the magic world by storm. Entitled ”Vanish”, it is a free PDF magazine with amazing content by top professional magicians from around the world. … Continue reading
My first ebook released exclusively through Lybrary.com (the world’s largest distributor of ebooks for magicians) is now available for download! Since it was first announced, the book has been expanded with new routines and designs. ”Illusionism” (named by Ning) includes EIGHT original illusions and … Continue reading
Our “3 Sides of Magic” lecture is taking place in less than 2 weeks and if you book your ticket by 1 Apr 2012, we will be offering an early bird discount of $15 on the complete lecture package. It … Continue reading
Through an exclusive dealer with Lybrary.com (the world’s largest distributor of ebooks for magicians), I will be releasing a brand new specialty book for mentalists, magicians and illusionists. This is a first-of-its-kind book on the subject as there has never … Continue reading
If you are a close-up magician in Singapore looking for a venue to work international audiences in a formal setting and have the flexibility of testing new material, this might be of interest to you! Last year, my magic production … Continue reading
My custom “Optimus Prime” was featured in Cybertron Con 2012 at Resorts World Sentosa and The New Paper is up for sale on Ebay for the next week. The model drew a lot of interest during the Cybertron Con and … Continue reading
My feature in The New Paper is out today featuring my custom work on Transformers figures, models and toys. Although I brought down a large number of some of my customized Optimus Primes, they only showed two! Oh well… You can … Continue reading
You guys are awesome! Thanks to all of our friends, fans, supporters, clients and readers of this blog for voting for us in the About.com Readers’ Choice Awards 2012! We had the honoured of being chosen as a finalist for “Best … Continue reading