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: female illusionist
J C’s Note: 3 years ago, I wrote an essay called “The Magic Evolution & You”. Ning has expounded on this issue with her own thoughts, mirrored by her ever evolving magic, style & image. Just check out how much her magic … Continue reading
Ning & I were in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this past week and one of the things that we did was to head to the Men’s Health Malaysia studio for a photoshoot. Ning will be featured in a 4-page spread in … Continue reading
Here is a great article by Ning that has been published in a few international magic magazines. It is an insightful and modern look at male performers working with female assistants, partners or co-performers from a female’s perspective. It is … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, Biore issued a challenge to us to see if Ning could perform a stunning piece of street magic with their new sunblock product for females, Biore UV Aqua Rich. As the product is “invisibly light” after applying it, … 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
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