Manalapan Campus

Our Manalapan Campus is home to all of our award-winning classes, lessons, and camps.

Students can enroll in production classes and take part in the Levels Curriculum — earning their way from Production Assistant all the way to Executive Producer.

Check the calendar for our special Day-off Camps programming. We’ll see you in the studio!

Classes Available on our Manalapan Campus

3D Printing & Design

These programs let kids give shape to their imaginations
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Film & Video

An introduction to learning filmmaking and video editing
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Animation & Visual Effects

A program to let kids imagination come alive!
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Robotics & Engineering

Design, create, and program
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Create-A-Cartoon

An Emmy Award-winning production class
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Video Game Design

Beyond playing games: Learn how to design and create your own video games
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Computer Art

Learn the latest digital art making tools
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Minecraft Programming

Take your adventures beyond the original realm of Minecraft
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Birthdays

Birthday Parties Where Anything is Possible

At Small Factory anything is possible. We cater to your child’s needs and wants and will adapt all parties and activities to meet their visions. No matter what party you choose, your child and his or her guests will have full access to our computers, instruments and sound-booth. There is something for everyone at Small Factory! Small Factory’s studio accommodates up to 15 children for a private party any time of the year. Parties include arts supplies and instruction. The party organizer is requested to provide party wares, cake and refreshments.

Call our studio to book a party: 732-212-1088.
Create a CD

Create A CD PartyCreate a CD and rock out to pre-made music or create your own. Small Factory staff will help your party create its very own debut album complete with instrumentals and vocals. Guests have full access to our instruments, sound-booth and recording equipment. While our staff is mixing the music together, the kids will design their own CD cover using traditional media or our state-of-the-art computer programs. All partygoers will take home a copy of their debut album. 1½-hour party. $350

Clay Party

SF-ollie_stopmotion-web-300pxYour child and up to 14 of his or her guests will create their very own clay characters. Guests will learn about character building and sculpting techniques, complete with costumes and accessories. Children will leave with a multitude of their very own clay creations. 1½-hour party. $350

Minecraft Party

Minecraft PartyIf your son or daughter loves Minecraft then a Minecraft Party is just for them! We set up local servers so your child and their friends can all play together to work, build, and create small or expansive designs. If creating isn’t their style they can battle it out in a fight for survival. But watch out, when night comes all the monsters come out!!! 1½-hour party. (Up to 12 kids) $375

Clay & CD Combo Party

jack_cowboy-300pxCreate a CD and rock out to pre-made music or create your own. Small Factory staff will help your guests create their very own debut album complete with instrumentals and vocals. Guests will have full access to all instruments, sound-booth and recording equipment. While our staff is mixing the music together, guests will design their own CD cover using traditional media or our state-of-the-art computers. Partygoers will also create their very own clay characters. They will learn character building and sculpting techniques, resulting in unique clay creations.  All guests will leave with their very own debut album and clay creations! 2-hour party. $400

Movie Night Birthday

Movie PartyLeave the mess to us, while your child and up to 14 of his or her guests enjoy theater snacks and a movie of their choice at Small Factory. We provide a cozy, stylish set-up in a relaxed setting where kids can be kids! We leave our studio open and equipment on for pre and post movie fun! 2-hour party. $250

Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO® Party

Bricks4Kids-300pxFor all you LEGO® fans, Bricks 4 Kidz offers fun birthday parties that kids of all ages will enjoy! Choose from such exciting themes as Super Heroes, Star Wars, and Amusement Park Fun or create your own. We even have a Bricks 4 Girlz party! And we leave plenty of time for free play with our Giant Tub of LEGO® bricks. Birthday child receives a free Bricks 4 Kidz T-shirt. Price includes up to 14 guests. 1½-hour party. $350

Gaming Party

layers__0013_Layer-1Your child and up to 14 guests will learn the basics/fundamentals of game making by creating their own brick breaker style game! Party-goers will go through the design process and learn to program to make the game function. All games will be available to play on our website post-party. 1½-hour party. $425

Home School

Homeschool

Expand Curriculum with Fun

Small Factory works with home school groups, parents and instructors to provide educational arts, technology and multi-media classes. We can develop classes to fit your group or instructor’s needs.

Please contact us for more information and to set up a free trial class.

Meet Our Team

Great Teachers Kids Love

Small Factory Productions takes pride in our deep knowledge base within the disciplines we teach in the studio. But did you know that we also work with organizations and businesses to help them communicate visually?

Want to Join Us?

Small Factory Productions, an Emmy Award-winning production studio for kids is looking to hire for part time work. We are looking for creative people to join our staff. Please click here to read our available job postings.

Chris Dudick

Chris Dudick

Owner / Executive Producer
Bernadette Mullen

Bernadette Mullen

Speech & Language Pathologist
Jennie Lucci

Jennie Lucci

Curriculum Coordinator/Teacher
Ellen Phillips

Ellen Phillips

Teacher
Kenneth Onlulak

Kenneth Onlulak

Media Specialist/Lead Instructor
Mikal Kuhi

Mikal Kuhi

Music Teacher
Joe Sapienza

Joe Sapienza

Teacher/Audio Specialist
Alex Abella

Alex Abella

Teacher
Peter Normandia

Peter Normandia

Video Production
Eric Whitehead

Eric Whitehead

Web Programming

Summer Camps

Spend Your Summer with Us. We Have a Big Variety of Programs to Choose.

Small Factory offers awesome full day and half day programs.

• Week 2: June 20th – 24th (Ages 6-9)*will be offering as daily camps too
Minecraft Open Play/Robotics (9 am – 12 pm)
Minecraft Maps & Mazes/Makerspace (1-4 pm)

• Week 3: June 27th – July 1st (Ages 6-9)
Minecraft Programming/Robotics(9 am – 12 pm)
Minecraft Open Play/Makerspace(1-4 pm)

 Week 4: July 5th – 8th (Ages 6-9, 9-12)*will be offering as daily camps too
Minecraft Tournament/Open Play (9 am – 12 pm)
Bricks 4 Kidz/Minecraft/Makerspace (1-4 pm)

• Week 5: July 11th – 15th (Ages 6-9, 9-12)
3D Printing/Architecture (9 am – 12 pm)
3D Printing CO2 Cars (1-4 pm)

• Week 6: July 18th – 22nd(Ages 4-6)
Create-A-Cartoon/Comic  (9 am – 12 pm)
Intro to Multimedia/Minecraft/Makerspace (1-4 pm)

• Week 7: July 25th – 29th (Ages 8-12)
App Making (9 am – 12 pm)
Minecraft Programming/Open Play (1-4 pm)

• Week 8: August 1st – 5th (Ages 6-9, 9-12)
Video Production (9 am – 12 pm)
Stop Motion (1-4 pm)

• Week 9: August 8th – 12th (Ages 9-12)
Video Game Extravaganza (9 am – 12 pm)
Video Game Extravaganza (1-4 pm)

• Week 10: August 15th – 19th (Ages 6-9, 9-12)
Minecraft Maps & Mazes/Makerspace (9 am – 12 pm)
Minecraft Maps & Mazes/Makerspace (1-4 pm)

• Week 11: August 22nd – 26th (Ages 6-9,9-12)
Create-A-Cartoon (9 am – 12 pm)
Comic Strip/Animation (1-4 pm)

• Week 12: August 29th – 31st (Ages 6-9, 9-12)
Minecraft Tournament (10 am – 12 pm)
Minecraft Tournament (1-3 pm)

Please contact us for more information.

Events

Join Us All Year for Special Events and Programs

We offer events and day off programs for all ages! We have much to offer. Visit our studio and try something new!

A few event highlights include: Robotics, Minecraft and Lego

Memberships

Membership Benefits and Discounts for Frequent Studio Goers

Small Factory Productions MembershipMembership matters at Small Factory as our frequent studio goers receive benefits and discounts that give them full studio access. Join today!

Small Factory Memberships
  • Days
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Saturday
  • Session 1
  • 4:15PM – 5:30PM
  • 4:15PM – 5:30PM
  • 9:30AM – 10:45AM
  • Session 2
  • 5:45PM – 7:00PM
  • 11:00AM – 12:15PM

Pre-register for the above times here.

  • Enjoy full access to the country’s first “Kids Only” Makerspace!
  • Members have full access to Makerspace activities Monday through Thursday and Saturday. (1 hr and 15 min per day) for only $50 a month. Unlimited days.
  • Member Add-Ons: $10 Creator Packs & 3D Prints; $10 for additional time daily.
  • 20 individual spaces available per day with trained mentors helping young inventors.
  • Must pre-register as space is limited. Wednesday Workshops book quickly.
  • Weekly “Creator Packs” available for purchase to stimulate critical thinking and experimentation. $10 each.
  • Great opportunity to enhance your class time at Small Factory or to try something new before registering for a class.
  • All members get 10% OFF classes at Small Factory. Bring a friend for $20.
Call our studio to inquire about days and member benefits: 732-212-1088.

Minecraft Open Plays

Small Factory Minecraft specialists set up local servers so students can all play together to work, build, and create small or expansive designs in creative mode.