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, Tilda Appleseed, The Kids from Seagull Street and others that are now on air in more than 150 countries.
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.
In recent years the company has also diversified along the media vertical to now include among others - a joint venture 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
With 13 years of industry experience, Augustine is our go-to-guy for all things related to production. He began his career at UTV and joined the AMH family in 2011. He is entrusted with the mission critical task of deliveries and tech checks. Augustine also likes spending much time in the day in the complete darkness of post rooms.
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 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.
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 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.
The greatest kid detective; the child-oriented stories from everyday life; the little mouse in the village where small and big adventures await; 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, Tilda Appleseed, The Kids from Seagull Street and The Adventures of Sherlock Sam based on the popular book series - Sherlock Sam.
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Singapore-based August Media Holdings has turned five years old and marked the event by building out a new animation studio. By forging a joint venture with ... Read More
Singapore’s August Media and the Philippines’ Synergy Media have opened a new animation studio in Manila. ASI Studios facility is a joint venture ... Read More
August Media (Singapore) and Synergy Media (The Philippines) have teamed up to open a new animation studio in Manila. The joint venture, ASI Studios, represents a rebranding/reconfiguration ... Read More
Singapore-based August Media Holdings announced Wednesday during the Singapore Media Festival’s Asia TV Forum & Market that its popular animated series Ella Bella Bingo has been licensed ... Read More
The show’s latest buyers are Indonesia’s DaiiTV, Ireland’s TG4, Turkey’s Samanyolu TV and Good TV in Taiwan. The series is already airing on Singapore’s Okto ... Read More
This deal comes just three months after the news of NRK, optioning another 52 episodes of Ella Bella Bingo. This agreement gives JCC exclusive Arabic rights over Ella Bella Bingo in ... Read More
August Media has teamed with Cake for international distribution of preschool series Ella Bella Bingo, TBI can reveal. It is also understood that NRK has ordered an additional 52 episodes of ... Read More
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