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Developing an Animated TV Special and TV Series

Scriptwriting and concept development

LA Poudrière Animation Film School

"Developing an Animated TV Special and TV Series: scriptwriting and concept development" is aimed at developing audiovisual projects for young audiences.




Without project




April 25 - July 8, 2022


LA POUDRIERE, Bourg les Valence, France

Application deadline

April 5, 2022

The projects are all adapted from children’s books.This 11-week module covers two parts: the first focuses on concept development and screenwriting for a TV special, and the second focuses on concept development and screenwriting for a TV/Web series concept. During the 11-week period, course participants also attend the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (France) and market (MIFA).

Participants work in groups of three or four writers and directors, and together they pitch their projects at the end of the module to a panel of 50 European experts. The guest teachers are all working professionals from across the animation industry, covering screenwriters, directors, producers, broadcasters and publishing houses.

The training course is run in partnership with The Animation Workshop, the animation school in Viborg, in Denmark.

Company data

La Poudrière offers courses in animated film directing to both students and film industry professionals who are interested in specializing in film-making. The school’s teaching approach is based on the direct transmission of know-how and skills by professionals who can draw on a tremendous depth and breadth of experience in the cinematic and television industries.