Script for Animation Series

A course by Fer Salem , Filmmaker and screenwriter

Filmmaker and screenwriter. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Joined October 2018

Develop your animation project from the idea to the pilot episode script

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% positive reviews (167)
  • 3450 students

Develop your animation project from the idea to the pilot episode script

A course by Fer Salem

Opening the door to fantasy to create and tell stories is a capacity that Fernando Salem - film director and screenwriter - turned into his profession. Recognized for being the director and screenwriter of the children's animation series "The amazing Zamba excursion" and "Siesta Z", and for films like "How almost all things work" and "Death does not exist and love either", in this course he will teach you how to make an animation project come true from the idea.

If you want to tell your story, shape your ideas, write the script and make the presentation folder of your animation series as a professional, learn from Fernando's hand all the techniques and creative tools to develop your own children's animation project .

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What will you learn in this online course?

24 lessons & 23 downloads

Why do we tell stories?
6 minutes, 26 seconds
How can we contribute?
6 minutes, 2 seconds
Content and research
13 minutes, 4 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% positive reviews (167)
  • 3450 students
  • 24 lessons (3h 42m)
  • 23 additional resources (2 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

You will develop an idea for a series, short film or animated film, write the script of the pilot episode and produce the presentation folder to offer your project to investors, television stations or a streaming channel.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

To professionals or students of film and television, whether as writers, animators or narrators who want to tell their story in an animated audiovisual project.

Requirements and materials

To complete this course you will not need previous knowledge. You will only need a computer with a word processor and eager to tell your story.


3450 Students
167 Reviews
98% Positive ratings
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Fer Salem

A course by Fer Salem

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Filmmaker and screenwriter

Fernando Salem studied filmmaking at the National School of Filmmaking and also, Communication Sciences at the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina). Film director and screenwriter with more than 12 years of experience, he has directed and written films such as TRILLIZAS PROPAGANDA (2006), How to work almost all things (2015) or Death does not exist and love (2018), besides several television documentary and animation cycles for Canal Encuentro, Paka-Paka and Mulata Films in Argentina, which have premiered in several Latin American countries.

As the creator of animated series, he has been nominated in the International Emmy® Kids Awards several times, for children's entertainment series such as Siesta Z and Zamba's amazing tour.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What are we going to do
  • U2


    • Why do we tell stories?
    • How can we contribute?
  • U3


    • How to find our own creative process?
    • Content and research
    • The idea, conflict and premise I
    • The idea, conflict and premise II
  • U4


    • How to put our ideas in box?
    • Technical information: genre, screen and target
    • Character and identification I
    • Character and identification II
    • Character and identification III
    • Universe and aesthetic proposal
  • U5


    • Dramatic structure of three acts
    • Writing a Synopsis
    • Escaleta
    • Writing the script I
    • Writing the script II
    • Writing the script III
  • U6

    Presentation of the project

    • How to structure our folder
    • I already have the folder, and now, what?
    • Techniques and tips for the pitch
  • FP

    Final project

    • Script for animation series

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Script for Animation Series. Photography, Video, 3D, and Animation course by Fer Salem

Script for Animation Series

A course by Fer Salem
Filmmaker and screenwriter. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Joined October 2018
  • 98% positive reviews (167)
  • 3450 students