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.
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Yesterday, we filmed two acts for the final taped segment of our 60min 3D TV Magic Special. The first act was a spiker illusion performed with a spectator while surrounded by a 100 people. The location was at the bottom … Continue reading
We have been prepping the mega escape stunt that will be filmed on Sunday night with a live audience. Particular attention has been made to the technical aspect of the escape. There are two important elements that make this stunt spectacular … Continue reading
This Sunday, 27 Mar 2011, from 7pm – 11pm, I will be attempting a mega escape as part of the 3D TV Magic Special commissioned by the Media Development Authority. Reminiscent of Ning’s “Inversion” stunt from 2009, I will attempt … Continue reading
I’ve been asked to put up reviews of magic products on my blog. While my schedule does not allow for regular reviews, I’ll see what I can do. Earlier this year, we did a review of Luis de Matos’ EXTREME … Continue reading
We were the headline performers for a FM Global Asia Pacific Conference Gala Dinner held at Rasa Sentosa Shangri-la tonight. Hossan Leong was also earlier on the event program that was hosted by Joe Augustin. Coincidentally, we were at Sentosa last Saturday for … Continue reading