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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.
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Tag Archives: The Impalement Cage
Today’s shoot for our 3D TV magic special was a truly different one. As part of the writer’s vision, this is a fantasy sequence that is a back story to a music video type segment in the show. We shot the … Continue reading
Over the recent years, our strength has been to be the first in the country to create large spectacular magic events that capture the imagination of the public and media. Although I never set out to create signature magic acts, … Continue reading
Today, like yesterday, after “Ultimate Magic”, we headed down for another show for a special event. This time it was for the exclusive S-League Awards Night at Orchard Hotel with Singapore’s top soccer players, managers and teams in attendance. Alongside … Continue reading
In yesterday’s blog entry, I mentioned a new version of Ning’s “The Impalement Cage” that we have developed especially for a special event we are performing for the Football Association tomorrow. If you remember, Ning became the first female magician … Continue reading
Our exclusive interview that was first aired live on Razor TV (SPH’s Internet TV Channel) on 2 Oct 2008 at 6.05pm is now archived online at http://www.razor.tv Our clip has been getting quite a number of hits and ratings so … Continue reading
On 5 July 2008, ‘Magic Babe’ Ning made history by being the first female magician in South East Asia to successfully attempt a mega escape! Ning did an incredible job for this mega escape attempt in front of 4000+ people. … Continue reading
Ning is featured in 3 pages of the July issue of FiRST magazine. She was originally slated for just two pages but they found her such a strong personality that they also featured her in the LUST Page (a play on the … Continue reading
Our favourite Singapore professional female magician is currently featured in a full-page interview in this week’s issue of 8 Days magazine. Ning is also featured in SPH’s new/ lifestyle portal for youths OMY.sg. Check it ot here: http://yzone.omy.sg/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=487&Itemid=56 We have … Continue reading