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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 Impossible Record
I wrote about the designing of our upcoming mega illusion, “The Aerial Exit” here. But, I did not elaborate how we narrowed down to this particular illusion and decided on it. So, here is some insight into our process. “Teleportation” … Continue reading
With our country’s 44th National Day just being celebrated yesterday, popular Singapore blogger, Mr Miyagi, put up a list of 44 things that you may not know about Singapore. At number 25, he listed me as having set the world … Continue reading
Our little Facebook contest ends on Wed so these are your last 2 days to ‘enter’. All you have to do is choose the prize you want, add yourself to our Facebook page and write your prize on our ‘wall’. … Continue reading
Last night, almost exactly 24 hours ago, Ning & I (with our team of magic elves) put out a contest… well more of a draw, for all our friends and fans. It was our way to say thank you in … Continue reading
One week after the world record act, amidst “Ultimate Magic” shows and post publicity, we have completed our video on “The Impossible Record”. Rumour has it that we will take a break in 2010… Anyway, while there are about half … Continue reading
It is exactly one full week after “The Impossible Record” and we had an incredible week of post event media coverage and buzz in forums, Youtube, blogs and Facebook. Every single day since we set the new world record for … Continue reading
What a great way to round up the week of media coverage on “The Impossible Record” with a feature on AXN’s popular entertainment weekly program – EBuzz! We got a beefy 4min segment that showed the highlights of our “15 illusions … Continue reading
For your viewing pleasure, before the official video for “The Impossible Record” is released, here are some close-up shots of the successful world record attempt: