A Transmedia Accelerator for Bold & Original Creators from South Asia.

 
100% VIRTUAL | IMMERSIVE | PERSONALISED 

 
ABOUT
 

root.ax is an accelerator designed to dramatically maximize the potential of your media projects through mentorship, networks & financial support.

Working across film, series, audio, journalism, art & culture, we position your projects to the audience & industry, deepen its impact, and extend its IP across formats.

All this while fostering what makes it most valuable: you, the creator.

Our BRIDGE programs are for creators who want to shape a distinct identity for their projects and gain greater visibility in the industry.
 

For our first-ever BRIDGE program - South BRIDGE we are inviting the most talented pool of creators from South India. 

South BRIDGE will select 8 projects by creators from South India and its diaspora, every selected project will go through a series of sessions with script consultants, producers, and marketing professionals with special attention paid to understanding audience, pitching, positioning, & IP potential. 


In a final culmination of the program, you will present your project through curated meetings to industry delegates & decision makers.

SOUTH BRIDGE
 

Who is South BRIDGE for?
 

We’re here for writers, directors and creative producers in the MID TO LATE STAGES of project development. If you have a film or series of any genre originating from Kerala, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu (and the diaspora) that is in equal parts bold and meaningful in its storytelling, we want to meet you. 

Application


Application to South BRIDGE is by nomination only. 
If you would like to be nominated register your interest here
 

Submission Deadline:

26th November

Selection:

1st December

Lab Dates (Virtual):

13th to 23rd December

Our MAKE programs are for creators who want to work on their craft and methods. 
 

For our first-ever MAKE program - MAKE a Myth we are turning our focus to the world of Genre Cinema.
 

MAKE a Myth is A Genre Lab for Horror, Fantasy and Mythological films

where 8 writers & creative producers can hone the skills necessary to create impactful Genre Cinema. Every project will attend a series of meetings with Script Consultants, Genre specialists, Artists & Producers with special attention on world building, character development & writing for multi-modal IP development.
 

In a final culmination of the program, you will present your project through curated meetings to industry delegates & decision makers.

MAKE A MYTH
 

Coming Soon

Who is MAKE A MYTH for?
 

We are here for writers, directors and creative producers who are involved with Genre projects in Early Development across South Asia.
 

Application
 

Application to MAKE A MYTH is by nomination only. 
If you would like to be nominated register your interest here

FEES & FUNDING

We understand that the development phase of any media project is the most challenging. If you are invited to attend the accelerator you will have the choice to pay the fees upfront or we will invest the fees of the program on your behalf which will be recoupable upon the project being greenlit.

root.ax TEAM
 
root.ax
ON DEMAND

A program customised for publishers, platforms and studios
to work seamlessly with an international network of mentors and a community of creators with best-in-class creative development tools and processes.

The core of our offering rests in Identifying Story – Audience fit for Content, Creating IP extension strategies and Impact design based on audience affinity.

 

for more details contact mathivanan@thestoriculturecompany.com