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: creativity
A couple of months ago, I was invited to be one of the speakers at the first ever TEDxNTU. The videos are finally online and you can watch my presentation here or below: As you probably know, I spoke on creativity. … Continue reading
On Sat, I had the pleasure of being the closing speaker at TEDxNTU. TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading”. TEDx was created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading” The program is designed to … Continue reading
The end of the week will see me attend the first ever TEDxNTU event as the closing speaker. I might be on Class 95 with Jean Danker and Bobby Tonelli this week to talk about it. I’ll keep u updated! … Continue reading
On 26 Mar 2011, Sat, I will be one of the speakers at TEDxNTU. I also just found out I will be closing the event. This is an independently organized TED event that promotes the sharing of ideas around the world. … Continue reading
Problem solving is part of our lives, personal, professional or otherwise. Every day, we are all finding solutions to make our business, life and environment work better. My studio library has a fair collection of books on creativity, idea generation … Continue reading
Here’s a fact that is not widely known outside the industry: The creation of new magic & illusions is similar to the music industry. Some music artistes write their own songs and perform them. Other artistes do not write but … Continue reading