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.
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It has been a busy month of planning and preparation for a number of upcoming projects as well as travelling. I have been designing and producing illusions, acts and shows. Budgeting, planning and workflow has been a major part of the … 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
This is Part 2 of our 5-week/ 25-city Europe Magic Tour. Read Part 1 here. Day 17 Ning: When strangers and new friends ask me what I do, I politely tell them that J C & I are traveling gypsies. … Continue reading
From 4 Nov to 8 Dec 2012, Ning & I embarked on a first-ever 5-week magic tour in Europe that saw us perform, lecture and appear on the top variety TV show, “Le Plus Grand Cabaret Du Monde”, in France. … Continue reading
Our 3 Sides of Magic Europe Tour is less than 2 weeks away and we have been hard at work prepping not just for the tour but a TV taping and other shows taking place around the same time. We … Continue reading
Great news! Our “Urban Underground” DVD will be distributed through Murphy’s Magic Supplies in a few short weeks. It has already begun on pre-sale and is available from any good magic dealer worldwide. You can order it today. Check out … Continue reading