What is the Magic Master Summit?

Over the past month, you might have read or heard about the Magic Master Summit, a free online magic convention. I know some are...

FREE Illusion Breakdown Series Webinars

In July and August 2016, I will be producing and hosting season 1 of a new show called the "Illusion Breakdown Series". This season will...

Best Illusions for Weddings

For many event magicians and illusionists, performing at weddings is part of the job. In this article, we explore what are the best illusions...

How to Create a Stage Magic Act from Concept to Stage

In a previous article, I shared how I redesigned and completely rebuilt an illusion. In this post, I share my approach on how to create...

3 HUGE Mistakes when Performing TV Magic

TV magic here refers to performing your magic on television and not special CGI magic sometimes seen on TV! If you have a chance to...

Different Ways Magicians Can Make More Money

For commercial performers, this article may strike a chord as it explores different ways magicians can make more money. Assuming we confine the discussion of the source...

The Ultimate Business Book for Illusionists

I recently received a token from the International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring 115 for being a member for more than 20 years. It is...

Why an Illusionist Cannot Sell Like a Regular Magician

In a previous article, I highlighted the differences between an illusionist and a magician. I expound on this point further from a business perspective...

Top 3 Most Read Magic & Illusions Posts in 2015

If you don’t have time and want to read the best of the best, check out the most read posts for 2015. These are...

J C Sum on The Dave Attwood Show Podcast

Check out my interview on episode 110 of The Dave Attwood Show where I talked about my new iFrame act, illusion innovation & performance....

J C Sum LIVE & UNCUT! The Solo Illusion Show

Welcome to a brand new year and I sincerely hope that 2016 will be a great year for you. I wanted to kick off the...

A Case Study in Illusion Design & Modification

This is the first post of its kind that I have made on my illusion design process. It is a case study in illusion...