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: Magic Boutique
Our “3 Sides of Magic” lecture is taking place in less than 2 weeks and if you book your ticket by 1 Apr 2012, we will be offering an early bird discount of $15 on the complete lecture package. It … Continue reading
FINALLY…. our “3 Sides of Magic” lecture will be presented in our home city of Singapore! Singapore is the second stop in our world lecture tour that will cover more than 30 cities in Asia, Europe and the US. While most … Continue reading
Ning & I just returned from Penang from our first “3 Sides of Magic” lecture, the first of a world tour. The highly successful event saw us share our close-up, mentalism and stage magic to about 35 magicians. We presented a … Continue reading
Our spanking new lecture notes, “3 Sides of Magic” and “Beyond the Stage” (2012 Edition) are out and are available at our lectures or from Magic Boutique exclusive items HERE. “3 Sides of Magic: Close-up, Mentalism & Stage Routines for … Continue reading
Happy Boxing Day! I hope you had a fabulous Christmas! For illusionists, magicians, designers and enthusiasts, all my books, digital plans and Illusion DVDs in Magic Boutique’s “J C Sum Illusion Store” will be sold at 25% off retail price! … Continue reading
My book “Pack Flat Illusions for Kids & Family Shows” was recently reviewed on The Magic Session’s Magic Marketplace by Luke Dancy. He gave it a great review – thanks Luke! You can login for free and watch the review … Continue reading
Wayne Kawamoto from About.com’s Magic & Illusion gave a positive review on my “Pack Flat Illusions for Kids & Family Shows”. “For those who perform family and kid shows, in “Pack Flat Illusions,” J C Sum offers a collection of … Continue reading