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 Illusionists
A few months ago, we started pre-production on a new illusion. Last month, we started production and practice of a new illusion act. And this month, we started rehearsals. I’m happy to say that the illusion is coming along well … Continue reading
In Nov 2012, Ning & I completed a 5-week 21-city “3 Sides of Magic” lecture tour in France, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany. We also had the pleasure of being invited to tape a second appearance at the world-famous television … Continue reading
The art of magic is growing strong with more content-driven magic publications and websites being offered over the last few years. Ning & I are tremendously honoured to be invited by magic media from across the world for contributions and … Continue reading
This has been an eventful week with several exciting projects taking shape for the rest of the year. We have been performing at high end corporate & special events including being featured performers for the AIC Financial Conference gala dinner … Continue reading
This is Part 2 of our 5-week/ 25-city Europe Magic Tour. Read Part 1 here. Day 17 Ning: When strangers and new friends ask me what I do, I politely tell them that J C & I are traveling gypsies. … Continue reading
From 4 Nov to 8 Dec 2012, Ning & I embarked on a first-ever 5-week magic tour in Europe that saw us perform, lecture and appear on the top variety TV show, “Le Plus Grand Cabaret Du Monde”, in France. … Continue reading