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: Crystal Metamorphosis
If you track my blog, you know that after our mega stunts as the closing of the Singapore Night Festival, I have been performing overseas much of the time with a select number of corporate gigs in Singapore. However, for … Continue reading →
Ning & I finished our 4-month season as anchor headline entertainers on the Celebrity “Millennium” ship. Our contract allowed us time-off the ship that allowed us to work on our land-based shows and projects. We headline a Royal Caribbean cruise liner this … Continue reading →
It has been more than a month since I last blogged because we have been traveling for work and wifi was not stable enough to write long entries and upload photos without taking hours. So, get ready to be bombarded … Continue reading →
Ning & I are honoured to be the first ever Singapore artistes (not just magicians) to be booked to perform for Le Plus Grand Cabaret du Monde in Paris, France. Le Plus Grand Cabaret du Monde is a famed TV show that features the world’s top variety … Continue reading →
The team was at Marina Bay Sands for a full illusion show for a HP Sales Kick Off Event for over 1500 international staff members. The client wanted a high-end visual entertainment act that would engage the audience so we designed … Continue reading →
My new “Impassable” illusion is going well with working magicians around the world. It is truly a great practical illusion that includes audience interaction and visual illusion in a single act. I have listed a couple of new “used” illusions … Continue reading →
Some kind soul has uploaded all the performances from “Duel Mahakarya Magician” to Youtube 🙂 This is obviously from the re-run show as it has been edited and the sound is clean, which is why audience pick-up is weak. But, … Continue reading →