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: Singapore Magic Duo
In the midst of our performing work, Ning, Adeline & I have been secretly working on this pet project for the international magic community. Are you ready? We designed and created a set of wooden cups for the magician’s “Cups … Continue reading
Coming soon! The Pentad Mahogany “Heaven & Earth” Cups are a set of custom created wood cups for the modern “Cups & Balls” performer or collector looking for a unique set of props that exudes a touch of class and … 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
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
9 hours after we touched down in Singapore from Italy, we left for Indonesia where we presented our “3 Sides of Magic” lecture in Jarkata, Bali and Surabaya. This was our second major appearance in Indonesia. Our first appearance was … Continue reading
We spent the better part of the day unloading and setting our illusions in the 1200-seat arena where we will be performing 6 shows over the next 3 days. We are one of the stars of an illusion production show … Continue reading
Ning & I were on the first Singapore artistes/ illusionists to be booked for the famed French TV Show Le Plus Grand Cabaret. The special that aired on New Year’s Eve 2011 was the highest rated TV show of its … Continue reading