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 Event Magician” two volume book set is the most important books I have written for the commercial performing magician! 90% of all professional performing magicians are event magicians in some way. Whether they are performing for a kids birthday party, at … Continue reading
Pre-orders for “The Event Magician” will begin worldwide tonight through all good magic dealers. Magic Boutique is running a pre-order special for the two volume book set. For international customers, we are offering free shipping worldwide. But, we have … Continue reading
The promo trailer for my upcoming “The Event Magician” book set is now online! I spent part of the weekend designing and editing the video and am pretty pleased with the results! Personally, I think this is the most important … Continue reading
In the second volume of this book set, I rewrote the entire content to be relevant to magicians of any kind, close-up, stage or illusions. I also had to update the “Marketing Tools” section completely because in 2008 (when the … Continue reading
Finally! After 3 months of rewrites, updates and reorganizations, I’ve submitted the completed 2-volume book set for “The Event Magician” to the publishers in the US. It will be soon hit the printing press and will be available from magic dealers … Continue reading
As I mentioned before, I’m currently re-writing a “new” book that we are targeting to release to the international magic market by mid-Oct, just in time for preparations for the busy year-end season for most magicians who perform in the … Continue reading