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.
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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
In between traveling for our international gigs the last few weeks, we had a short break for Chinese New Year, worked several local shows, held our Magic Boutique sale and have been working on several new exciting projects. A New … Continue reading
So, we have been away for a grand six weeks. Five of those weeks was spent on a hugely successful Europe lecture tour that saw us travel 9500km to 25 cities in 5 countries. We shared our magic with almost … Continue reading
In the midst of our performing work, Ning, Adeline & I have been secretly working on this pet project for the international magic community. Are you ready? We designed and created a set of wooden cups for the magician’s “Cups … Continue reading
Coming soon! The Pentad Mahogany “Heaven & Earth” Cups are a set of custom created wood cups for the modern “Cups & Balls” performer or collector looking for a unique set of props that exudes a touch of class and … Continue reading
Since we got back from Genting, Malaysia, we have been working on different things from corporate gigs, new acts, TV shows and long-term projects. Somehow, we had to squeeze in time for interviews, meetings and events. Ning, in particular, has … Continue reading
Ning was featured in Yahoo! Singapore news site and I got to tag along as I was interviewed too. We also shot two different videos that are at the end of the article. We performed a “mind heist” demonstration and … Continue reading