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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: illusionary departures
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
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
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
Illusions are an expensive investment and one solution for new illusionists (and seasoned professionals) is to build the illusion yourself as opposed to purchase one from a professional illusion builder. Now, there are many benefits from purchasing from a professional builder and … Continue reading
Since my first illusion book, “Illusionary Departures”, was first published in 2004, I’ve had one review (which was positive) in MAGIC Magazine. Other than that, the book has been positively reviewed or mentioned on the Magic Cafe forums. The book has … Continue reading
As mentioned a few weeks ago, my illusion books will be reviewed on a fairly new but very promising magic review site called “The Magic Review”. “The Magic Review” is run by Milton Andrews and gives one of the most … Continue reading