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 Video
We spent the last four days editing the video for “The Aerial Exit”. Several people have uploaded the mega illusion onto Youtube but only showed the actual vanish. We wanted to ensure that people who were not present at the live … Continue reading
If you were not one of the few hundred people who made it down to St James Power Station on 6 Oct 2009 for our sneak preview show + awards presentation, check out this 3min highlight reel on Youtube here. … Continue reading
After a full year of planning, our new promo DVD is now available to agents, event producers and clients. The full DVD includes a promo trailer as well as individual videos of various illusions, performances and mega magic projects. The … Continue reading
Last week was a killer week with shows. After a brief rest on Sunday, we started the week running with lots to do. We are currently working on Ning’s & my brand new promo DVD. Our promo trailer will be … Continue reading
Magic Day was one week away and besides the written reviews and photos, we have now put together a video of the very special day. The highlights show you what you missed if you did not attend. If you did … Continue reading
A blog entry is up with a photo of our guest appearance on Friday’s live radio show. There is also a video of us doing some magic very informally at the 93.8FM studio. You can watch it below or on … Continue reading
In my previous entry on our guest appearance at the STB media party last Friday, I mentioned that we performed an illusion that wowed the audiences. A fan put up a ‘mobile-phone-filmed’ video of that performance onto YouTube. Watch it below: … Continue reading
Besides producing, rehearsing and performing “Ultimate Magic” in the last 2 weeks, we also have been hard at work at the creative promotional materials for the permanent show. The poster below is out 1 of 3 souvenir posters that will be available … Continue reading