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
A few months ago, we shared the first trailer for a TV project we are working on – “Deadly Sexy Magic”. It featured Ning as the epitome of the deadly, sexy magician and setting the tone and style of the … Continue reading
You probably have seen photos of “The Water Vault” that Ning will be attempting to escape on 30 Aug 2013, 10pm at the National Museum for the Singapore Night Festival 2013. If not, you can see them here. However, before … Continue reading
Yesterday afternoon, Ning & I worked as creative producers for Yong Tian’s (AKA Adeline Ng) brand new promo shoot. If you watched or read about the “Heritage of Singapore Magic” show we produced and hosted a few weeks ago, you … Continue reading
One day after Ning attempts to escape from “The Water Vault”, both of us will attempt our most dangerous stunt ever – “Ultimate Inversion”! We will attempt the world’s first ever tandem upside down double strait jacket escape where we … Continue reading
Ning & I have been selected to be the closing highlight of this year’s Singapore Night Festival that spans over two weekends in August. We have created two mega stunts that will be staged, one a day, on the last … Continue reading
Photo credits: Bernard Sim and Ning. This past weekend, the “History of Singapore Magic” Exhibition and the “Heritage of Singapore Magic” shows opened at the Singapore Heritage Festival Hub at City Square Mall. The exhibition is curated by the National … Continue reading