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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: Thomas Ong
It has been a really busy week, which I will talk more about in my next entry. But, amidst all the “work”, on Wed morning, Ning & I headed down to MediaCorp to film a cameo appearance on “The Noose”. … Continue reading
The title was just to get attention – don’t read too much into it… Haha! But, it is simply awesome! We were just told that an article was published in the local Chinese papers on how a Channel U’s “The … Continue reading
In a previous entry on interesting similarities between Channel U’s “The Illusionist” TV show and our work, I considered the possibility of independent creation resulting in similarities seen in the show. However, in a recent episode, it was revealed that … Continue reading
”The Illusionist”, a drama serial starring Thomas Ong and Ann Kok is now airing on MediaCorp’s Channel U. The show has debuted with much buzz at it is Singapore’s first drama serial based on magic. Back on 1 Oct 2009, … Continue reading
Today saw the Concept:Magic team working at the MediaCorp Festival trade show held at the Ritz Carlton Milena Hotel. The concept of the trade show was a 90min showcase of all the Mediacorp business units, covering TV, radio, news & publishing. … Continue reading