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 props
People who follow our work will know that “360 Sawing” is one of our signature illusions, as very few magicians in the world perform it, especially the way the present it. Now, we can safely say that no one else … Continue reading
No, I am not! Although, you must have noticed many reviews in the past few weeks. Magic Boutique received a bundle of products to review so I thought I would pitch in and help. I guess I did not know what … Continue reading
Yesterday, we returned to Singapore from Malaysia early in the morning because we had an important lunch meeting that we had to be present at. While Ning & I attended the meeting, the rest of the team received our props … Continue reading
A bomb blast… that is what I call the studio when it gets into an array of disorder (chaos) when we get so busy with projects, shows and business operations and have no time for housekeeping. Now is about as … Continue reading
I have been spending late nights completing my new “Urban Illusions” book which is due out in Jan 2009. So, waking up early for ‘real’ work can be tough. Friday was one such day. The team was in the office … Continue reading
Two days in a row, two magicians (one local, one from Turkey) emailed me to let me know they thought an original illusion of mine had been pirated by overseas magic manfacturers. Thanks guys for the concern – I really appreciate … Continue reading
Here is a sneak peak of one of my new illusions that will be eventually added to our own corporate shows but also made available to the international magic community. For several years, I redesigned the presentation of Jim Steinmeyer’s “Lady … Continue reading