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.
Tag Archives: Asia Female Magician
Check out the final images for our new publicity photos shot by celebrity photographer Joel Low. Our official duo promo photo. Ning’s solo promo shot. An artistic shot of Ning’s new “Double Strait Jacket Striptease”
While we have a fairly large bank of promo photos, we have used all of them in our various posters, publicity for mega illusions and media. It was also time for a new set to feature Ning’s current chic hairdo. So, … 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
Yesterday was another 12-hour shoot day for two different shows. The first 3/4s of the day was for our 3D TV special and we filmed at the zoo! In terms of feel and mood of this segment, it is the most laid back … Continue reading
When we were developing a finale illusion for this TV show, we were looking to do something different from what we have done before. Being a visual medium, especially in 3D, we knew it had to be a visual illusion … Continue reading
I apologize for not blogging in a while. I received a few messages on why I seemed to be “missing from action”. For one, I’ve been busy with multiple pitches and proposals for several projects that are fantastic opportunities for … Continue reading
We headed down to the MediaCorp Publishing Studio early in the morning for a shoot for Coke Zero for a featured personality interview for the popular 8 Days entertainment magazine. Ning was one of just two ladies chosen to be … Continue reading