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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: Stage illusion
People who follow our work will know that “360 Sawing” is one of our signature illusions, as very few magicians in the world perform it, especially the way the present it. Now, we can safely say that no one else … Continue reading
Happy Boxing Day! I hope you had a fabulous Christmas! For illusionists, magicians, designers and enthusiasts, all my books, digital plans and Illusion DVDs in Magic Boutique’s “J C Sum Illusion Store” will be sold at 25% off retail price! … Continue reading
I’ve just about finished the material specifications for our new illusion. Currently, entitled “Shadow Walk”, it will be made from 95% aluminum and stainless steel so there is a lot of custom cutting and welding to be done for this … Continue reading
It has been almost one full year that we have not built one of my original illusions for our shows. The last large-scale illusion that we built was for “The Aerial Exit”, a complex illusion that saw 5 people vanish … Continue reading
Ning & I will be presenting our next mega illusion event in Jan 2012. The last mega illusion we presented was for the National Heritage Board campaign finale where we made 5 museum-goers vanish 24ft up in the air while … Continue reading
Since 2004, I’ve been trying to give back to the magic community through the publication of my original ideas in books and illusion plans. Ning & I have a new project that will be released very shortly. It has got … Continue reading