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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.
Tag Archives: Ultimate Inversion
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
Ning, our team and ourselves have been tremendously busy this week with preparations for our two original mega stunts this weekend. “The Water Vault” takes place today (30 Aug 2013) and “Ultimate Inversion” takes place on Sat (31 Aug … Continue reading
As you probably know by now, 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 … 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
In 2007, I undertook a small passion project where I (along with fellow magician Shawn Chua) researched the history of magic in Singapore. You can read that article here. It is with appreciative excitement that, 6 years later, the National … Continue reading