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: illusion books
After months of work and hours each week, I have completed my new ultimate illusion resource site: illusionbooks.wordpress.com The website includes FREE essays, links, DVD & book recommendations as well as FREE audio shows for magicians and illusionists. It also details … Continue reading
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
We are less than a week to the greatest magic sale in Singapore this year (maybe!). We will have more than 500 items on sale this Sat, 2pm – 6pm. Many great buys and specialized items will be available! The … 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
I have released two new digital illusion plans as PDFs. These include: Comedy Illusions Inexpensive Illusions Both plans each include 3 – 4 original illusions that fall under that specific “genre” of illusions. Check out the plans HERE. This brings … Continue reading
Happy Boxing Day! I hope you had a fabulous Christmas! For illusionists, magicians, designers and enthusiasts, all my books, digital plans and Illusion DVDs in Magic Boutique’s “J C Sum Illusion Store” will be sold at 25% off retail price! … 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