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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.
Monthly Archives: October 2011
This is a final casting call for M for Magic 2. If you are thinking of being part of this local series, don’t miss your chance. You have nothing to lose! Read the details here.
Did you eat jelly as a kid and does it bring back memories to your childhood when you see or eat jelly? If you go clubbing, you might be familiar with the “adult” version of jelly in the form of … Continue reading
Thanks for all the responses from magicians looking to be on the new season of M for Magic! We have received just under 2 dozen “applications”, including several from magicians from Season 1. I’m very encouraged by the enthusiasm and … 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
This is an official call out for magicians to be part of the new season of “M for Magic”! The show will be produced by Sinema TV in collaboration with Concept:Magic. Ning & I will host the series once again. … Continue reading