Production Classes

Production Classes

Small Factory Levels Curriculum

To complete the levels program at Small Factory Productions, students must complete 72 credits.

Entry Level Production Assistant (Level 1)
Director (Level 2 – must complete 26 credits as PA)
Producer (Level 3 – must complete 26 credits as Director)
Executive Producer (Level 4 – Must complete 20 credits as Producer)

  • All classes are 6 credits.
  • All workshops are 2 credits.

Our Levels Program is designed to guide and enhance teaching. Students may take classes without enrolling in our Levels Program.

Level 1: Production Assistant (26 Credits)

Students enrolling as a Production Assistant will focus heavily on the fundamentals of using their imagination, developing characters, and creating a story. Technology and software as a means of fostering creativity will be explored. Students will be asked to complete 26 credits, 4 classes and 1 workshop or 5 classes total. 1 Elective can be used.

Create-A-Cartoon

Sat 9:30 am – 10:45 am (Ages 6-10) Register

Creative Storytelling/Acting

Animation 101

Mon 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Mon 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up) CLOSED
Mon 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens) Register
Tues 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Tues 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up) CLOSED
Tues 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens) Register
Wed 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Wed 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up) Register
Wed 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens) Register
Sat 9:30 am – 10:45 am (6 & up) Register
Sat 11:00 am – 12:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Sat 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (6 & up) Register

Video Game 101

Mon 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Mon 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up) CLOSED
Mon 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens) Register
Tues 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Tues 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up) CLOSED
Tues 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens) Register
Wed 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Wed 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up) Register
Wed 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens) Register
Sat 9:30 am – 10:45 am (6 & up) Register
Sat 11:00 am – 12:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Sat 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (6 & up) Register

Cartooning

Sat 11:00 am – 12:15 pm (Ages 6 & Up) Register
Sat 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (Ages 6 & Up) Register

Intro to Music Production

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Stopmotion

Tues 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (Ages 6-10) Register
Tues 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (Ages 9-12) Register

Put on a Show

Fri Ages 8 – 12 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Register
*Starting week of 11/10*


Set Design

Fri 4:00-5:30 pm Register

Elective 1

Credits: 6

Kindergarten Enrichment

Workshop 1

Credits: 2

Making a Clay Character

Level 2: Director (26 Credits)

Students start honing the technical skills of using media as a form of expression. Software and technology are now the paint and canvas pushing the children’s imaginations further. One class will feed the next. Animated characters will inspire video games, video games will inspire music, and student’s will start seeing the connection between all art forms. (Pick 4 Classes and 1 Workshop or 5 Classes)

Create-A-Cartoon

Sat 9:30 am – 10:45 am (Ages 6-10) Register

Animation 201

Mon 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Mon 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up) CLOSED
Mon 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens) Register
Tues 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Tues 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up) CLOSED
Tues 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens) Register
Wed 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Wed 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up) Register
Wed 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens) Register
Sat 9:30 am – 10:45 am (6 & up) Register
Sat 11:00 am – 12:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Sat 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (6 & up) Register

Graphic Design 101

Mon 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Mon 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up) CLOSED
Mon 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens) Register
Tues 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Tues 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up) CLOSED
Tues 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens) Register
Wed 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Wed 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up) Register
Wed 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens) Register
Sat 9:30 am – 10:45 am (6 & up) Register
Sat 11:00 am – 12:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Sat 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (6 & up) Register

Video Game 201

Mon 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Mon 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up) CLOSED
Mon 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens) Register
Tues 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Tues 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up) CLOSED
Tues 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens) Register
Wed 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Wed 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up) Register
Wed 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens) Register
Sat 9:30 am – 10:45 am (6 & up) Register
Sat 11:00 am – 12:15 pm (6 & up) Register
Sat 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (6 & up) Register

Improv

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Basic Tracking Recording

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Video Production 101

Fri 4:00 – 5:15 pm
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Real Robots


Wed 4:00 -5:15 pm (6-10 yrs) Register
Wed 5:30 – 6:45 pm (8-12 yrs) Register


Workshops

Lighting for Film, Intro Pixelation

Level 3: Producer (20 Credits)

Students are now beginning to understand the subtleties of art and technology and they learn the specialized techniques that actual professionals use today. Students will start thinking as professionals figuring out which media will best tell their stories and fulfill their imagination. A focus on either, music, video or animation will be apparent but a healthy respect and understanding of all the disciplines will be gained. A college portfolio is starting to take shape. (Pick 3 Classes and 1 Workshop or 4 Classes)

Animation 301

Mon 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
Mon 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
Mon
7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
Tues 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
Tues 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
Tues 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
Wed 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
Wed 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
Wed 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
Sat 9:30 am – 10:45 am (6 & up)
Sat 11:00 am – 12:15 pm (6 & up)
Sat 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (6 & up)

Graphic Design 201

Mon 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
Mon 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
Mon 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
Tues 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
Tues 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
Tues 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
Wed 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
Wed 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
Wed 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
Sat 9:30 am – 10:45 am (6 & up)
Sat 11:00 am – 12:15 pm (6 & up)
Sat 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (6 & up)

Script Writing

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Audio Engineering

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Video Production 201

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Elective 3

Credits: 6

Video Production 101, Animation 201, Basic Tracking Recording, Improv, Create-A-Cartoon

Workshops

Making Apps, Pixelation, Creating Intro’s for Cartoons and Films

Level 4: Executive Producer

The Executive Producer level is the final and most prestigious level Small Factory Offers. It’s the black belt of the karate world. At this point students think like professionals. They understand how to use all major software and more importantly they know how to tell a story. By now they have realized their focus and have made many pieces of work within the media. They will be able to pick their best pieces for their college portfolio.

(Continuing Education classes at the EP level)

Animation 401

Mon 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
Tues 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
Wed 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
Sat 9:30 am – 10:45 am (6 & up)
Sat 11:00 am – 12:15 pm (6 & up)
Sat 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (6 & up)

Video Production 301

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Special Effects and Motion Graphics

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