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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 River
Today, we filmed the opening illusion for our 60min 3D TV magic special. Typically, in any show, whether a short form project or a film, more often than not, the show is not filmed in the sequence that is shown … Continue reading
Time has gone by quickly! Exactly one year ago, Ning & I staged a very unique mega illusion where we teleported 3 people across Singapore River in 2.5 seconds! It was called “The Impossible Journey” and was a great event. … Continue reading
The official video of “The Impossible Journey” mega illusion is currently in the works. If all goes well, it should be ready in a week. The local forums and blogsphere were buzzing with “how we did it” for the historic … Continue reading
“South East Asia’s Biggest Magic Event at the Singapore River” ~ ChannelNewsAsia “Watch homegrown illusionists J C Sum and ‘Magic Babe’ Ning attempt to “teleport” 3 shoppers across the Singapore River in 2.5 seconds.” ~ TODAY “Two illusionists for F1 … Continue reading
A major announcement will be made on 23 Jun 2008 regarding our next mega illusion. Yes, this is on top of our regular ‘bread & butter work’, ILUSI 2,0 filming, Mega Escape and Ultimate Magic permanent show projects. The announcement … Continue reading