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: Clarke Quay Magic Show
Two days ago, after our two “Ultimate Magic” shows at The Arena, I said to the team: “Something is not right… the show felt like an hour long.” The response that I was met with was: “But, the show is one … Continue reading
This week, we are preparing a special private showcase of “Ultimate Magic” for the special events industry. This is our chance to have invaluable face to face contact with our industry partners and showcase all our new cutting edge illusions. What is … Continue reading
For the past 2 weeks, we have been busy rehearsing the “Ultimate Magic” show at The Arena (yes, amidst preparing for Ning’s mega escape.) While the previews only open in August, we have a number of critical showcases in July … Continue reading
This has been an exhausting week! From loading in, to interviews/ photoshoots, rehearsals, production meetings and fabrication work, we have been clocking in 12-hours days everyday. But, our hard work is paying off. The media has been tremendously supportive of … Continue reading