About this Blog
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.
Category Archives: Behind The Scenes
It has been quite a few weeks since I’ve blogged. Since we completed our mega stunts, “Ultimate Inversion” and “The Water Vault”, as the closing act for the Singapore Night Festival, we have been headlining a Royal Caribbean Cruise Liner … Continue reading
After Ning’s highly successful “The Water Vault” mega stunt, it seemed difficult to top her precision executed full view underwater escape. However, I think we did and to a record 10,000-strong audience that packed the entire National Museum facade as … Continue reading
She did it! Ning, successfully escaped from “The Water Vault” in just over 3 minutes in front of a packed large audience. The mega stunt was presented at the Singapore Night Festival, organized by the National Heritage Board, and took … Continue reading
Check out the highly anticipated 3rd teaser for “Deadly Sexy Magic”! Watch it here! I first wrote about the filming of this trailer along with behind the scenes photos here. In our first teaser, we featured Ning, followed by a … Continue reading
This is the second teaser for a TV project that we currently have in development. Watch it here! I designed a wide range of magic to fit the location, feel and style of the show. The effects also needed to … Continue reading