Who are We?

August Media Holdings creates and manages high quality intellectual properties for Kid and Youth audiences. Together with its rights management arm – August Rights, the company has built itself a library of some global iconic brands. Some of the brands in the August Media kitty include George of the Jungle, Ella Bella Bingo, Underdog and the Jake Series.

Every year the company welcomes pitches for new developments from writers, designers and producers worldwide. Many of these are then take to production along with multiple production and financing partnerships from across the globe. Earlier this year, August Media along with Philippines based Synergy88 media group a private equity fund designed specifically to invest in children’s IP and businesses. The fund has already invested in 2 TV shows for kids is on the lookout for more.

With the recently opened ASI Studios in Manila for animation and games production, the company is poised to grow into an integrated media house that takes its properties across platforms including Television, Publishing, Mobile and Interactive for a complete 360° leverage.

What do We Do?

August Media are a one stop shop for the development, finacing, production and exploitation of the intellectual properties for kids. In this effort the company invests in a variety of businesses, properties and partnerships that bring synergies that help us to effectively build the eco-systems around kids' IPs.

Development

From Ideas to Pitches

We are always hungry for interesting kids IPs. Our team is well experienced in identifying potential winners. Once we engage, we invest our time; our expertise; bring on board the best talent that’s just right for the IP and help create TV, Movie or Licensing properties that beat with the pulse of today’s kids.

Financing

Packaging Investments and Pre-Sales

In an ever-changing landscape of content production our expertise lie in bringing together the right broadcast commitments, distribution relationships, international tax subsidies, equity investments & co-productions. We also necessarily invest to take an equity position in all IP that we get involved in.

Production

Execution is Key

We have an excellent in-house production supervisory team that is involved from scripting to editing. We spare no effort in producing the best that each show requires by working with high calibre talent across the world and enlisting the services of the industry’s top studios to work on our shows.

Distribution

Making it all Worth it

We strategically position and commercially manage IP internationally through our distribution arm August Rights and partnerships with leading distributors across the world. We deal with the entire spectrum of IP rights including traditional television, digital video and consumer product licenses.


Investment Fund

IP focussed Private Equity Fund

August Media and Synergy group (Philippines) together run a PE Fund that makes equity investments in IP of various sizes and genres. Part of the fund is also dedicated to gap and completion financing of production ready projects. If you have a project worth investing in, be sure to contact us.

Animation Studio

Best of the Philippines' Animation Talent

Our newly built animation studio - ASI Studios - brings together a talented bunch of Adobe Flash and Toon Boom Harmony artists from Manila. Associated with the studio is an additional 50+ member games development technicians adept at the Unity 3D, Occulus Rift and HTML 5 technology platforms. Visit the ASI Website


Meet Our Team!

Meet the team that works hard and parties hard.

Augustine Ravindran

Augustine Ravindran

Post Production and Technology

With 13 years of industry experience, Augustine is our go-to-guy for all things related to production. He began his career at UTV  the AMH family in 2011. He is entrusted with the mission critical task of deliveries and tech checks. Augustine also likes spend much time in the day in the complete darkness of post rooms.

David Leong

David Leong

Finance Manager

David is our numbers guy and he manages all financial matters for AMH. David joined us in 2011 from 3COM Asia Pacific Rim, a US multi-national corporation. He is the most feared and also the most loved guy at our company. David enjoys cycling and swimming when he is not counting.

Hazel Lau

Hazel Lau

Production Manager

Hazel graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Animation Art and joined August Media in 2012. She plays a crucial role in organizing, directing and controlling the production and delivery of our animation projects. In her free time, Hazel likes to read, watch movies and travel.

Jyotirmoy Saha

Jyotirmoy Saha

Founder & CEO

Emmy nominated and much awarded, Moy possesses a wealth of experience in global media businesses including at UTV Disney. He is credited in more than 40 animated and live action titles; has a Master's degree in Physics and an MBA and enjoys the odd Nerf Gun battle with his kids.

Prabha Pillai

Prabha Pillai

VP International Relations and Co-productions

Prabha brings with her vast experience in Advertising. Prior to joing AMH in 2013, she worked with several advertising giants including Dentsu, Young and Rubicam. She manages our public profiles and our international co-production relations. Prabha’s interests include travelling and design.


Industry Speak

Frank Mosvold

Frank Mosvold

Kool Produktion AS

August Media & Kool Produktion have co-produced the popular animated series, Ella Bella bingo. It has been a fabulous collaboration and meeting of minds. August Media brings to the table a great deal of expertise and a shared commitment to perfection. It's been a fun journey and I can't wait to do this again!

Jackeline Chua

Jackeline Chua

Synergy88 Studios

August Media has been one of the best clients we have ever had. The guidance, the mentorship, the speed of responses and problem solving impressed us thouroughly. Our experience on George of the Jungle will surely live with us forever. I wish every project came with clients like these.

What Are Our Projects?

The cute little girl with big ideas; the loud and insane King of the Jungle and his crazy band of jungle kooks are just some of the entertaining characters in the August Media family.

From the US and Canada to Scandinavia and Australia, August Media has been developing, funding and executive producing several animated titles every year with partnerships across the world. August Rights, our rights management arm has accumulated an enviable collection of IPs such as George of the Jungle, Ella Bella Bingo, Underdog and J for Adventure based on the popular book - The Jake Series.

J for Adventure

J for Adventure

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    George of the Jungle

      Ella Bella Bingo

      Ella Bella Bingo

        Underdog

        Underdog

          Wendy

          Wendy

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