Founded in 2005 by producers Donovan Chan and Jocelyn Little, Beach House Pictures is headquartered in Singapore and is one of Asia’s largest independent TV & Film production companies, with a base in China and partners across Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan and India. BHP is a unique multi-cultural and multi-genre expert that has found commercial success in different key markets from the US to Asia. It specialises in creating and co-financing original IP across scripted, factual, unscripted and branded programming for regional and international platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and Warner Bros Discovery, including Chinese platforms such as Youku, Bilibili and Tencent, producing popular premium shows such as Emmy® nominated Netflix lifestyle series MIND YOUR MANNERS (Netflix), Netflix Global Top 5 true crime doc MISSING: THE LUCIE BLACKMAN CASE, Netflix S.E.A. Top 10 scripted series MR MIDNIGHT, Netflix Korea Top 5 true crime series THE RAINCOAT KILLER, the Grierson Awards nominated science series EVOLVE (Curiosity, Amazon Prime), the exciting new exploration series LIFT THE ICE (Curiosity), highly rated wildlife drama OTTER DYNASTY (Max/Discovery+, Love Nature) and long-running franchises MASTERCHEF SINGAPORE (MediaCorp), BAKE OFF JAPAN (Amazon Prime), ED STAFFORD: FIRST MAN OUT (Discovery+, Bilibili) and WILD CITY with DAVID ATTENBOROUGH (Netflix, Sky, BBC America). BHP is in development on a premium Asian scripted action series CLEOPATRA WONG and has new scripted development deals with Canal+, Studiocanal, Viu and Amazon Prime. An ultimate blend of the best of East and West, BHP is currently repped by Anonymous Content.
Beach House Pictures has been in business with Chinese platforms and producers for two decades and established a permanent production office in Beijing in 2016, now headed by General Manager Felix Feng. In the early years, BHP China focused on China to the World co-productions with partners such as CICC, CCTV, Nat Geo and Discovery, distributing made in China non-scripted content globally. It has since expanded to add premium original documentaries made for Chinese audiences and streamers such as Tencent, Bilibili and Youku. Over this time, BHP China has created some of the country’s most high profile and successful non-scripted shows in China, including CHINA FROM ABOVE Seasons 1 & 2 – one of China’s most watched documentary series on Tencent with over 200 million views; ED STAFFORD: FIRST MAN OUT 2 & 3– China’s first survivalist competition series on Bilibili that attracted over 40 million views in the first weeks of its premier, a record viewership for the platform; and currently embarking on a feature length documentary co-production with IMAX and CCICD for theatrical release in China and internationally. BHP China offers a professional service for international producers wanting to work in the country, integrating experienced bi-lingual personnel across development, casting, production, post production, legal and accounting
Labs, the award-winning, specialized branded solutions division of Beach House Pictures, harnesses the company’s vast experience, talents and technical excellence in original content development and production to create unique business models and guide brands through the ever-evolving world of branded videos. From compelling broadcast length documentaries to bite-sized content for social media, Labs develops storytelling strategies that help brands effectively communicate their messages in a memorable way that captivates their audience. Labs has worked with some of the world’s most exciting brands, from automobile clients like Audi and BMW to airlines like Singapore Airlines to global brands like Diageo, Shell and Amazon, and government agencies from Japan, Thailand and Singapore. With their unwavering commitment to great stories, well told, Labs remains at the forefront of the branded video industry, ensuring their clients’ voices remain ever relevant for their target audience.
Beach House Pictures’ multi award winning post-production business Space Lion Studios is Southeast Asia’s first 8K-ready premium longform post-production facility that offers the very latest in Dolby Vision® HDR Grading and Dolby Atmos® 9.1.4 Near Field Audio Mixing. Its resident team of world-class editors, designers, colourists and audio engineers are supported by a curated team of freelance talents from across Asia and the world, making it an agile facility that can scale up rapidly. Space Lion’s state-of-the-art facility has biometric entry access control, full CCTV coverage and dual layer access to key installations including a Server Room, Vault and Facilities Room. At the facility’s core is over 1 petabyte of centralized server storage connecting all suites at 10 Gbps.
Beach House Pictures acquired a majority stake in Singapore-based Momo Film Co in 2021 to expand its scripted output and extend its reach across Southeast Asia. Founded in 2018 by Tan Si En and Kris Ong, Momo has grown exponentially and is now recognised as one of Southeast Asia's leading producers of scripted content. With an extensive network of talents and financing capabilities, Momo's projects are critically lauded at festivals like Toronto International Film Festival, Berlinale, Locarno, Busan, and Cannes amongst others. Momo is committed to producing high-quality Asian drama for international viewers, partnering with established international media partners and new creators to tell authentic Asian stories with taste and ambition. What sets Momo Film Co apart is their penchant for edgy and bold stories that dare to go where others don't.