Jaeson Ma is a media executive, artist, investor and serial entrepreneur. Co-Founder of EST Media. Co-Founder of OP3N the web3 creator platform. He is also a strategic advisor & financier of popular social music video app Triller, co-founded premium production studio Stampede Ventures, digital music label 88rising, ZASH Global Media a publicly Nasdaq traded media & technology conglomerate and east-west brand strategy & investment firm East West Ventures.



Eric Tu brings a wealth of experience across music, film, sports, fashion, journalism & tech industries. He has won every major award in the advertising business including the record setting 8 Cannes Lions for AdCouncil’s PSA ‘Love Has No Labels’. Prior to launching EST, Eric was leading brand partnerships at Anonymous Content’s creative incubator The Lab and before then the US Director of Partnerships at VICE MEDIA’s creative agency VIRTUE Worldwide. VIRTUE is a global agency network with 28 offices around the world with producing credits such as Beyonce’s Lemonade and Intel’s The Creators Project.


Head of Studios

Tenten Wei brings over a decade of unparalleled experience to the entertainment industry, serving as the Head of Studios at EST. Leading both EST Studios and EST N8, Tenten spearheads the development, production, and distribution of film and television content. Tenten's career highlights include producing films that have received acclaim and recognition at prestigious film festivals such as Sundance, Tribeca, and Cannes.
In addition to her producing successes, Tenten has represented over 300 titles for worldwide sales and contributed to the distribution side of blockbuster hits like "Malignant" by James Wan, "Umma" by Sam Raimi and “Hi Mom," which grossed $800 million at the Chinese box office. Her ability to navigate seamlessly from independent projects to high-profile Hollywood productions demonstrates her versatility and adaptability in the industry.


Acquisition Executive

Sophie Changhui Shi obtained her BA in English from Hong Kong Polytechnic University before venturing into the field of Certified Public Accounting at Deloitte. However, her true passion for storytelling propelled her to Los Angeles, where she achieved the distinction of being the fifth Chinese student admitted into UCLA's esteemed MFA Producers Program. Standing out as the first Chinese woman accepted in the 2010s, Sophie completed her studies in 2021 and subsequently joined HBO and Janet Yang's production company. Her contributions encompass notable projects like GOOD GIRLS S2 (NBC), STAIRCASE (HBOMax), WE OWN THE CITY (HBO), and an eagerly anticipated Bruce Lee biopic directed by Ang Lee.


Creative Development Associate

Catherine Nguyen graduated with honors from NYU Tisch School of the Arts with a B.F.A in Film & Television and a minor in Business of Entertainment, Media, & Technology at Stern. She has worked alongside Academy-Award winning and Emmy-nominated filmmakers, and most recently was a producer on CHICKEN which was selected for a world premiere at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival. She is currently working in Creative Development at EST Studios where she focuses on uplifting Asian stories and filmmakers.


Sales and Distribution Manager

Drawing from a diverse background across various media domains, Tata Chen served as a creative producer before venturing into the realm of international film sales and distribution. Her journey in the industry has been marked by a range of roles, commencing at Easy Entertainment, a boutique talent agency in China and later taking on the role of lead writer for a video game that garnered over 0.6 million downloads, presented by Changyou and Tencent in 2022. Infused with aspirations from Tsinghua University in Beijing and the American Film Institute in the United States, Tata is driven by a genuine commitment to contribute to a more promising future for filmmakers by effectively bridging markets.