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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: The Event Magician
I have released two new digital illusion plans as PDFs. These include: Comedy Illusions Inexpensive Illusions Both plans each include 3 – 4 original illusions that fall under that specific “genre” of illusions. Check out the plans HERE. This brings … Continue reading
My latest two-volume book set “The Event Magician” is currently in the Top 10 list of best sellers for the past 2 weeks based on sales figures from Murphy’s Magic Supplies! Volume 2 which focuses on the business side of … Continue reading
It is a tremendous honour to be recognized as an “All Star” magic producer by Murphy’s Magic Supplies, the largest wholesale magic company in the world. Of the hundreds of magic producers that offer over 8,000 magic products through Murphy’s, there … Continue reading
“The Event Magician” two volume book set is the most important books I have written for the commercial performing magician! 90% of all professional performing magicians are event magicians in some way. Whether they are performing for a kids birthday party, at … Continue reading
Pre-orders for “The Event Magician” will begin worldwide tonight through all good magic dealers. Magic Boutique is running a pre-order special for the two volume book set. For international customers, we are offering free shipping worldwide. But, we have … Continue reading
The promo trailer for my upcoming “The Event Magician” book set is now online! I spent part of the weekend designing and editing the video and am pretty pleased with the results! Personally, I think this is the most important … Continue reading
It is a couple of busy weeks ahead with “bread & butter” corporate illusion shows in Singapore & overseas, a premium ticketed “Beyond the Mirror” show on 2 Nov and the upcoming release of “The Event Magician” 2-vol book set. … Continue reading
In the second volume of this book set, I rewrote the entire content to be relevant to magicians of any kind, close-up, stage or illusions. I also had to update the “Marketing Tools” section completely because in 2008 (when the … Continue reading