Learn to sell your animated stories on the international market
Creating a successful animated TV series involves much more than drawing your drawings on a paper or a graphics tablet. Universally, animation is known as a "sales bible" to the document that collects a conceptual, artistic and technical summary of an animation project and is used to get investment or sell the idea to potential buyers.
In this course, Simón Barrionuevo, co-founder of the animation studio Wild Bunch, will teach you how to shape your own "sales bible" to help you sell your animated stories in the international market.
What's included in this course?
You will start knowing the trajectory and influences of Simón, he will tell you how he started in the world of animation and about his most important works.
You will analyze the current animation television market to be able to adjust your idea to something that is salable, always maintaining the essence of your project. You will study some concrete examples of television shows of the big chains and why they work.
Simon will explain what is the "sales bible", the most important document when presenting your animation project. Then you will land the technical aspects: the drawing style you will have, how long you should have, what is the type of narration, etc.
You will review the technical and artistic team that your animation project should have.
To begin to shape your "sales bible", you will incorporate the argument of your animation project, explained in different stages: log line , story line and then a description More detailed.
You will develop the characters of your animation series and the universe they inhabit, taking into account the medium where you would like your project to be transmitted.
Finally, you will structure your "sales bible" in order to be in optimal conditions, both structural and aesthetic, to then go out and sell your project. Simon will give you some tips to make the perfect pitch sales.
What is this course project about?
You will make a sales bible for an animation project, with a view to selling it in the international market.
Who is it for?
Animators, illustrators, audiovisual communicators and producers related to the animation industry or who intend to be.
You will need advanced drawing skills or access to someone who can generate artistic material for the development of animated Bibles.
In addition, you will need a computer with Adobe Creative Cloud installed and basic knowledge of Adobe CC programs.
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Simón Barrionuevo is a graduate animator of the Arcos Professional Institute in Santiago de Chile (Chile) and, since 2005, he is dedicated to the professional practice of animation paperless for series, advertising, short films and films. He has also participated in traditional animation projects, cut-out, flash and 3D.
He is currently the executive producer, director and co-founder of Wild Bunch Studio, an award-winning animation studio with clients such as Cartoon Network and Discovery Kids.