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: J C’s Business
As mentioned in my previous post, I’m in the process of splitting up this blog to serve the different audiences that read the blog. All illusion-related entries will now be posted at the all-new http://www.illusionbooks.com Wow! What started out as … Continue reading
In between traveling for our international gigs the last few weeks, we had a short break for Chinese New Year, worked several local shows, held our Magic Boutique sale and have been working on several new exciting projects. A New … Continue reading
Yesterday, Ning & I headed to the Fly Entertainment office and officially signed on as artistes with the agency. Fly is the top professional artiste management agency in the country and provide talent for television, film, events and special projects in … Continue reading
If you have not signed up to be one of the 100 people whose minds will be read on 7 Jan 2012, Sat. Do so now! As you probably know by now, Ning & I will be attempting to set … Continue reading
One question we get a lot is how we come up with new ideas, whether for magic acts, performance presentations, marketing or publicity. Any Commerical Creative Artist or agency needs to have skills in creativity and innovation. While there is a latent … Continue reading
Today, Ning & I headed down to *Scape for the M:idea Youth Choice Awards 2011. Upon arrivial, we were whisked to the dressing room and subsequently were invited down to walk the “red carpet” of the event. We met lots … Continue reading
This Sat, Ning & I will be making a special guest appearance at the M:idea Youth Choice Awards 2011. We will be performing a short set on stage as well as walking the red carpet for the event! At the … Continue reading