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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 illusionists
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 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
If you read my previous entry here, you knew that we filmed for a couple of days for a Japanese variety TV show in Singapore. The show entitled “Itte-Q!” is one of the most popular variety shows in Japan and our episode … Continue reading
Ning was featured in Yahoo! Singapore news site and I got to tag along as I was interviewed too. We also shot two different videos that are at the end of the article. We performed a “mind heist” demonstration and … Continue reading
I know. It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. But, we have been traveling and busy with multiple projects on hand. We will be traveling even more into 2013 for shows so maybe blog entries may not be as regular … Continue reading
We just returned from Genting, Malaysia for “Superstars of Magic” after 3 weeks. Look out for my entry on that as well as footage from our performance. We had a great run with the excellent cast & crew and received … Continue reading
Today, we shipped out the five cases of illusions that contain the illusions that we will be presenting as a seamless set for “Superstars of Magic 2″ in Genting Resorts World. Produced by Malaysia’s own hotshot magic producer & mentalist, David … Continue reading