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In this groundbreaking DVD set, learn the design, performance and approach to modern stage illusions through one of the top illusion teams in the world.
If you ever wanted to learn how to approach illusion performing, designing and producing, this DVD is a must-have.
J C Sum & 'Magic Babe' Ning, "Asia's Most Famous Illusionists" (The Straits Times), take you behind their illusions and share their experience & expertise by analyzing 10 cutting edge illusions in live performance.
This is not an illusion method explanation video but J C & Ning offer a comprehensive overview to stage illusions that will be invaluable to stage magicians & illusionists of ALL levels.
The duo covers illusions of different sizes and scale to illustrate various learning points, highlight design elements and shed insight on illusion techniques, motivation and philosophy of performing illusions for today's audience.
As a bonus, for the first time ever, J C & Ning will share behind the scenes information on one of their live mega illusions, "The Aerial Exit".
Information shared in
Behind the Illusions
Illusion Performance Approaches & Tips
Stage Movement & Blocking for Illusions
Working with an Assistant/ Partner
Making Illusions Unique through design and/ or presentation
Illusion Design Approach & Philosophy
Illusion Building Tips
Thoughts on Overly Performed Illusions
Illusions - to buy or to build?
Choosing the right illusions
Illusions with Multiple Uses
Lighting Enhancement for Illusions
Illusion Cloth Handling
Casing Illusions - Managing space, weight, time and efficiency through illusion breakdown design.
Resources for Illusionists
Illusion Reference/ Credits & History
Illusions used to illustrate teachings include:
An original design for a see-through "Substitution Trunk" built for speed
Teachings: Illusion Design, Illusion Choreography & Movement, Lighting Design
An original design & approach to performing the "Crystal Casket" illusion
Teachings: Deceptive Base Design, Illusion Construction, Illusion Cloth Handling
A magical appearance from an empty glass cabinet that fills with smoke
Teachings: Deceptive Base Design, Illusion Construction
Human Light Tunnel* / Shadow Vision*
A reinvention of the Jim Sommer's "Lights Fantastic" mini-illusion
Teachings: Illusion Design, Ethics & Rights, Designing a Presentation to Enhance Stage Character, Onstage Cueing between Performers
A reinvention of Jim Steinmeyer's "Through a One-Inch Hole" illusion
Teachings: Illusion Design, Illusion Presentation, Practicality in Illusions
Light & Space
A high-tech "Spiker" style illusion using LED Light Staffs
Teachings: Illusion Design, Illusion Recycling, Examining Illusion Appearance Reveals
Theatre of Shadows*
The classic Shadow Box illusion presented in a modern illusion show
Teachings: Classics in a Modern Illusion Show, Choosing a First Illusion, Redressing an Illusion
A different presentation for Jim Steinmeyer's neo-classic dividing girl illusion
Teachings: Illusion Design, Illusion Presentation, Differentiating your Illusion Performance
An original presentation for an illusion with a giant industrial fan
Teachings: Illusion Design, Character Development through Presentation, Creative Illusion Thinking, Show Production
J C's complete redesign and rebuild of Gerry & Leonora Frenette's "Woman's Revolution"
Teachings: Illusion Design, Illusion Choreography & Movement, Working with Stage Crew
* While approaches to illusion design are discussed, the exact methods of proprietory illusions are not revealed. The viewer will need to have a working knowledge of basic methods and principles used. Full credits and references of all illusions are included in the DVD.
Who are J C Sum & 'Magic Babe' Ning?
Based in Singapore, J C Sum & 'Magic Babe' Ning are Asia's Most Lethal Combination in Magic!
The Straits Times acknowledges them as "Asia's most famous illusionists". Channel News Asia calls them "Singapore's celebrity magic duo" and "the new faces of an old-age art form".
J C & Ning's illusions have been seen by millions on network and cable television across Asia. They are well known for their innovative illusions such as teleporting and vanishing people & cars over great distances as well as setting a world magic record and successfully predicting the national 4D lottery.
Their distinct contemporary East meets West "Urban Illusions" style makes them one of the definitive international acts in today's modern world.
This product was added to our catalog on Monday 06 June, 2011.
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