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: May 2012
As you know, after our “The Mind Heist” mega illusion in Jan this year, our focus for the next few years is our international shows. This year, after being in Kuwait, Italy and Malaysia, we will be in Genting, France … Continue reading
As one of the most prominent female magicians in the world in recent time, Ning has written a great article on working with female partners & assistants for magicians from a woman’s perspective. It is a great read, very insightful … Continue reading
Issue #2 of the newest magic magazine in town is now available for FREE download at http://www.vanishmagazine.com Ning & I were featured contributors from the first issue and this magazine has been read by thousands of magicians around the world. … Continue reading
Resorts World Genting is hosting the second “Superstars of Magic” that is produced by Malaysia’s top magic producer, David Lai. This year’s line up includes Sos & Victoria, Sos Jr & Tigran Petrosyan, Nestor Hato, Charlie Frye, Dean Gunnerson, Chipper … Continue reading
Ning & I will be the closing act on 9 Jun 2012 at the International Magic Extravaganza at Subang Parade in KL, Malaysia. While we have performed in Malaysia many times before, believe it or not, this will be our … Continue reading
9 hours after we touched down in Singapore from Italy, we left for Indonesia where we presented our “3 Sides of Magic” lecture in Jarkata, Bali and Surabaya. This was our second major appearance in Indonesia. Our first appearance was … Continue reading
While we have been away from home the past month, it is still heartening to know that our local media is still supporting us. Thanks guys! Ning was featured in the 21 Apr 2012 issue of The New Paper in … Continue reading