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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: Shadow Vision
If you read Ning’s blog, you know we have something cooking at the end of the month. Besides this project, our corporate shows and some filming we will be doing, this month is also a period of magic development. We are currently … Continue reading
In the 2nd edition of my illusion book for magicians, “Equilateral”, I detailed the plans of an improved version of my original “Full Throttle” motorcycle illusion. Entiled ” Full Throttle: Reloaded”, it was a significant improvement over the version 1 … Continue reading
Just a few hours ago, we wrapped up our last show at St James Power Station with our brand new show “Sexy Magic/ Urban Illusions”. Our new show is completely new in style, delivery and acts from our previous permanent show … Continue reading
Tickets on Sale in Dec 2009.
As many of you know, we have been busy with production and rehearsals these past few weeks. Many of the illusions we are rehearsing for are new, rechoreographed pieces or to new music. So, it has been an exciting challenge … Continue reading
A lot of new illusions in magic are innovations and technological/ design improvements of older ones. This is the same in any field whether it is music instruments, high-tech gadgets or photography equipment. Innovators in respective fields will take existing ideas … Continue reading