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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.
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As the year draws to a close, we had the good fortune for different media publicity in various newspapers, magazines and online websites. Our world’s first mega stunts made quite a lot of news headlines in Singapore with coverage in … Continue reading
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
To celebrate our upcoming two mega stunts, we will be offering THREE exclusive autographed “The Water Vault” & “Ultimate Inversion” posters this week to fans & friends WORLDWIDE! All you have to do is post on our Facebook page wall HERE … Continue reading
Ning & I were featured in today’s issue of The New Paper as part of a small group of Singaporeans who have atypical world records. We currently hold three magic records that are acknowledged by the Singapore Book of Records … 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
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
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