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.
Tag Archives: Asia Magicians
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
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
Check out all our videos from various live shows, television appearances and mega stunts in one channel. Subscribe to the channel as content is regularly updated. Enjoy!
We just wrapped up the final show for the “Heritage of Singapore Magic” shows as part of the Singapore Heritage Festival presented by the National Heritage Festival. You can read about the show and accompanying exhibition here. I’m personally proud … Continue reading
It has been a busy month of planning and preparation for a number of upcoming projects as well as travelling. I have been designing and producing illusions, acts and shows. Budgeting, planning and workflow has been a major part of the … Continue reading
In Nov 2012, Ning & I completed a 5-week 21-city “3 Sides of Magic” lecture tour in France, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany. We also had the pleasure of being invited to tape a second appearance at the world-famous television … Continue reading