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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: Behind the Illusions
This comprehensive list of books and DVDs was compiled for the modern stage magician or illusionist in mind. With that, I’m speaking of magic artistes and entertainers looking to present illusions to a modern audience and to be relevant in today’s pop … Continue reading
As you might have read or seen the promo material, Ning & I will be the closing act on 9 Jun 2012 at the International Magic Extravaganza at Subang Parade in KL, Malaysia. Read here for my previous entry on it … Continue reading
It is a tremendous honour to be recognized as an “All Star” magic producer by Murphy’s Magic Supplies, the largest wholesale magic company in the world. Of the hundreds of magic producers that offer over 8,000 magic products through Murphy’s, there … Continue reading
Thanks to Wayne Kawamoto, About.com’s Magic & Illusion Guide for his highly positive review for my book “Urban Illusions“! Here is an excerpt from the detailed review: “In all, I enjoy the performance style of JC Sum and Magic Babe … Continue reading
Luke Dancy who reviewed our “Behind the Illusions” DVD a few months back has just given a great positive review of my “Urban Illusions” book at The Magic Session! “It is a beautifully done book… and the material speaks for itself… this … Continue reading
The past two weeks have been busy with multiple projects. Besides rolling out “Behind the Illusions” DVD, the 2011 mass edition of “Urban Illusions” has also begun shipping after some production delay in the US. You can order it from … Continue reading
“Impassable” is still our top-selling custom-built illusion and illusionists around the world are performing this practical illusion in their own shows. The popularity of our “Behind the Illusions” DVD has also spurred many people to see the thinking behind and … Continue reading
Finally, the new 2011 Mass Release Edition of “Urban Illusions” will be shipping from the US this coming week! Like our successful and highly rated “Behind the Illusions” DVD, you can order the book from any magic dealer worldwide. You … Continue reading