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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: Singapore Illusionist
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
I just got back into the workshop to begin overseeing the fabrication of four illusion projects that will be featured in various shows this year. While I use the term “illusion projects”, not all are illusions. Two are custom designed … Continue reading
This has been an eventful week with several exciting projects taking shape for the rest of the year. We have been performing at high end corporate & special events including being featured performers for the AIC Financial Conference gala dinner … 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
So, we have been away for a grand six weeks. Five of those weeks was spent on a hugely successful Europe lecture tour that saw us travel 9500km to 25 cities in 5 countries. We shared our magic with almost … Continue reading
The Ultimate Illusion Collection: The Vault Edition is printed and orders will be shipped out tomorrow. I know there are a few magicians who ordered this months ago but waited for this updated, expanded and improved edition. Trust me, the … Continue reading
Introducing the ultimate collection of professional illusions for the modern performer! I’m really proud of this collection of work that has been 100% reformatted and updated into a two-volume set. It is a definitive tome of my contributions to illusion literature … Continue reading
Since we got back from Genting, Malaysia, we have been working on different things from corporate gigs, new acts, TV shows and long-term projects. Somehow, we had to squeeze in time for interviews, meetings and events. Ning, in particular, has … Continue reading