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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In Nov 2012, Ning & I completed a 5-week 21-city “3 Sides of Magic” lecture tour in France, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany. We also had the pleasure of being invited to tape a second appearance at the world-famous television … Continue reading
The art of magic is growing strong with more content-driven magic publications and websites being offered over the last few years. Ning & I are tremendously honoured to be invited by magic media from across the world for contributions and … Continue reading
As you know, after our “The Mind Heist” mega illusion in Jan this year, our focus for the next few years is our international shows. This year, after being in Kuwait, Italy and Malaysia, we will be in Genting, France … Continue reading
Issue #2 of the newest magic magazine in town is now available for FREE download at http://www.vanishmagazine.com Ning & I were featured contributors from the first issue and this magazine has been read by thousands of magicians around the world. … Continue reading
8 Episodes of “M for Magic” has gone online and the LIVE show is also in the history books. Episode 9 will be out shortly. Red Dot Magic did a short review of one of the LIVE shows here. Look … Continue reading
My first and only lecture of the year in Singapore will be held this Sat. This will also be the first time I will be doing my “Urban Underground” show and lecture for the public in Singapore. If you follow … Continue reading
This week, the young magicians got a taste of more media opportunities with various media outlets. Interviews have been done with 98.7FM, 93.3FM, Rediffusion, The New Paper and Safra online media. Yesterday, The New Paper article came out featuring Matthew … Continue reading