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: Stage Magic
Check out my review of Duane Laflin’s new book “On Stage with Illusions”! Duane has written a detailed book that gives a comprehensive look at performing a large-scale illusion show on stage. It is a well produced, clearly written book … Continue reading
Our “3 Sides of Magic” lecture is taking place in less than 2 weeks and if you book your ticket by 1 Apr 2012, we will be offering an early bird discount of $15 on the complete lecture package. It … Continue reading
FINALLY…. our “3 Sides of Magic” lecture will be presented in our home city of Singapore! Singapore is the second stop in our world lecture tour that will cover more than 30 cities in Asia, Europe and the US. While most … Continue reading
Ning & I just returned from Penang from our first “3 Sides of Magic” lecture, the first of a world tour. The highly successful event saw us share our close-up, mentalism and stage magic to about 35 magicians. We presented a … Continue reading
Our spanking new lecture notes, “3 Sides of Magic” and “Beyond the Stage” (2012 Edition) are out and are available at our lectures or from Magic Boutique exclusive items HERE. “3 Sides of Magic: Close-up, Mentalism & Stage Routines for … Continue reading
In about 3 weeks, Ning & I will be heading up to Penang for the very first stop of our world lecture tour. “3 Sides of Magic” will see us perform and explain a collection of professional routines that we … Continue reading