The August Fest & Desiredwings team up to present a glimpse into the Future of Media Industry through The Media Festival

Delhi, August 11th , 2017:- The much awaited Asia’s largest start up festival, August fest will be kicked off from August 19th, 2017 in Mumbai. The organizers of The August Fest have collaborated with Desiredwings to create – The Media Festival that will be organized at the day one and will witness an array of prominent speakers from the world of Media, Bollywood, Entertainment, Corporate and many more. The media industry has evolved immensely over the period of time and we are now at digitalization from traditional era. Each section of this industry including TV, print, film, radio, OTT etc is impacted by digitization. The industry is growing exponentially and has a huge potential. At Media Festival, it presents huge opportunities for the likeminded start-ups, industry leaders, entrepreneurs etc. to explore and connect with each other to leverage this opportunity.

The Media Fest brings together the who’s who of the media industry and aspiring individuals over inspiring talks, interactive discussions, and exclusive workshops. It caters its participants with the medium where one can learn, connect and explore opportunities. For the first time in India, it gathers the best of the minds, freelancers, producers, creators, content generators, journalists, bloggers and creative folks from Television, FM, Print, New Media and Marketing Industries.


Speaking on the occasion, Kiran, Founder, The August Fest, “With The Media Fest, we aim to create a valuable ecosystem and market place for the traditional and new media companies, entertainment and creative companies, creative professionals, brands, enthusiasts, aspirants and the start-ups in this space.”

“It is an ideal partnership as both the teams strive to create value for all stakeholders and the ecosystem in general. Together, we have spent a lot of time in researching, preparing a disruptive model, roping in the right speakers and we are now ready to launch The Media Festival, which will soon become one of the most valuable event IP globally in this space. We are also happy to announce that we will be launching the women’s centric vertical of Desiredwings on this platform”, said Mr Mohammed Sirajuddin, Director, Desired Wings & Catapooolt.


The key prominent speakers are as followed:

  • Vijay Nair, Founder, OML
  • Gaurav Gera, Actor
  • Sachin Garg, Author
  • RJ Abhilash Thapliyan, Radio Jockey, Voice Actor, Face on MTV
  • Angad Bhatia, COO, India Times Lifestyle Network
  • Shabir Momin, MD & CTO at  One Digital Entertainment,
  • RJ Simran Kohli, Radio Jockey & Founding Director, Speak For Change
  • Abhishek Mazumdar, Founder, The Logical Indian
  • Lakshmi Rebecca, Founder Red Bangle Studios
  • Diksha Dwivedi, Editor-In-Chief & Founder,
  • Mohammed Sirajudin, Director, Catapooolt & Desiredwings
  • Satish Kataria, Founder, Catapooolt
  • Rega Jha – Editor-in-Chief, BuzzFeed India
  • And many more confirmations expected soon


The fest will be attended by over 1000 participants and has partnered with prominent organizations like One Digital Entertainment, ZengaTV, f6s and others. It will be followed by two more editions in Goa and Singapore in this financial year.

About Desired Wings is a Crowd Funding platform that brings together the innovators, idea creators whether its cause based or to bring change to the way things happen, on one side to meet the backers who are either their future consumers or believers in the idea and are willing to bet small/ large amounts on them to help them achieve their dreams. This brings Democratization to innovation giving birth to inventors and entrepreneurs;, with the support of the masses aims to give wings to these ideas and desires by bringing together a powerful circler of backers who believe in supporting. has created an ecosystem that connects multiple avenues and stakeholders including brands, CSR programs, sponsorship opportunities and people willing to help each other to get funded. The whole idea is to take the help of strength of masses to fulfil and create new solutions.