Script and Storyboard

5 ECTS / Semestral / English, Portuguese
  • Develop knowledge about script writing techniques for animation.
  • Master processes of narrative creation for animation cinema.
  • Master processes of narrative adaptation for animated film.
  • Improve research capabilities and conceptual development of ideas for animated short films.
  • Solidify knowledge about storyboard composition techniques for an animated short film.
  • Foster creative thinking and narrative awareness in the process of designing an animation storyboard.

At the end of the course, students should be able to:

  • Master the fundamental notions of audiovisual narrative in the processes of cinematographic creation and adaptation for animated short films.
  • Clearly understand the challenges and idiosyncrasies of the animated film genre (short film).
  • Create and develop ideas for animated short films.
  • Create and develop the various script writing formats for animation (note of intent, synopses, character description, step-outline, treatment and script).
  • Create and develop storyboards that capable and visually represent the discursive options for a given argument.


Assistant Professor
Doctorate in Audiovisual Communication from the Faculty of Information Sciences of the Complutense University of Madrid (2015). Assistant Professor and…