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 2012
Ning & I will be heading out to the Masters of Magic convention in Saint Vincent, Italy tonight. Adeline will be joining us later in the week after her own corporate close-up gig. Ning & I are featured artists on … Continue reading
Ning was featured in an article in My Paper for being a star blogger for Singapore Press Holdings’ STOMP. The article was also reproduced in AsiaOne here.
Our “3 Sides of Magic” lecture in Singapore was held this past weekend. It has been a busy week with so much going on that I never had a chance to blog about it. Well, the lecture has made the … Continue reading
Check out Ning’s thoughts on various interesting issues this week! She talks about her craziest parties, being a “dog poop police”, her favourite smartphone apps and more! Read the blog entries HERE.
Check out my review of Duane Laflin’s new book “On Stage with Illusions”! Duane has written a detailed book that gives a comprehensive look at performing a large-scale illusion show on stage. It is a well produced, clearly written book … Continue reading
People who follow our work will know that “360 Sawing” is one of our signature illusions, as very few magicians in the world perform it, especially the way the present it. Now, we can safely say that no one else … Continue reading
What an unexpected surprise to find that Ning & I were the winners for the About.com Readers Choice Awards 2012 “Best Stage/ TV Magician” category. Check out the official announcement here. Thanks to Wayne Kawamoto and About.com for having us nominated in the … Continue reading
Ning has been chosen by STOMP to be an official blogger for Singapore Press Holding’s online portal. She will be having daily blogs on the STOMP site, voicing her opinions on topical issues and as she states it, being “apologetically honest”. … Continue reading