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.
Category Archives: Television
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
This is a final casting call for M for Magic 2. If you are thinking of being part of this local series, don’t miss your chance. You have nothing to lose! Read the details here.
Thanks for all the responses from magicians looking to be on the new season of M for Magic! We have received just under 2 dozen “applications”, including several from magicians from Season 1. I’m very encouraged by the enthusiasm and … Continue reading
This is an official call out for magicians to be part of the new season of “M for Magic”! The show will be produced by Sinema TV in collaboration with Concept:Magic. Ning & I will host the series once again. … Continue reading
A couple of months ago, I was invited to be one of the speakers at the first ever TEDxNTU. The videos are finally online and you can watch my presentation here or below: As you probably know, I spoke on creativity. … Continue reading
It is a wrap! After about 4 months of work, 10 episodes of “M for Magic” have been released! Thanks so much to all the viewers and support for the shows. Views are increasing each day and will only grow … Continue reading