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: Illusionists
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
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
You guys are awesome! Thanks to all of our friends, fans, supporters, clients and readers of this blog for voting for us in the About.com Readers’ Choice Awards 2012! We had the honoured of being chosen as a finalist for “Best … Continue reading
I was pleasantly surprised to receive a message from Wayne Kawamoto, the Magic Guide for About.com, a US-based resource/ knowledge site. He informed me that Ning & I were finalists in About.com Readers’ Choice Awards “Best Stage/ TV Magician” category. What a form … Continue reading
Yesterday, Ning & I headed to the Fly Entertainment office and officially signed on as artistes with the agency. Fly is the top professional artiste management agency in the country and provide talent for television, film, events and special projects in … Continue reading
Thanks to Red Dot Magic for the review of “Beyond the Mirror”! It was a full house so they were squeezed at the back but I’m glad that did not detract from the show. You can read the review HERE. … Continue reading