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 Plans
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
In between traveling for our international gigs the last few weeks, we had a short break for Chinese New Year, worked several local shows, held our Magic Boutique sale and have been working on several new exciting projects. A New … Continue reading
The Ultimate Illusion Collection: The Vault Edition is printed and orders will be shipped out tomorrow. I know there are a few magicians who ordered this months ago but waited for this updated, expanded and improved edition. Trust me, the … Continue reading
Introducing the ultimate collection of professional illusions for the modern performer! I’m really proud of this collection of work that has been 100% reformatted and updated into a two-volume set. It is a definitive tome of my contributions to illusion literature … Continue reading
Thank you so much for the incredible support and making my new “Illusionary Departures 2012″ the current best selling book! The first run of books have sold out but a new batch will be coming this week so do not … Continue reading
After 8 years, the revised, updated and expanded version of “Illusionary Departures” is now available to the mass magic market! This is the latest edition of the book that was first released in 2004. Over the last 8 years, the … Continue reading
In between our shows, TV tapings and “The Mind Heist”, I found time to rewrite and reformat my latest illusion book to be mass released to the magic community – “Illusionary Departures 2012”! This is the latest edition of the … Continue reading