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

Credits: 6
Cost: $260

Mondays
Ages 6 – 10
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm 

Wednesdays
Ages 8 – 12
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 

Animation 101

Credits: 6
Cost: $260

Tuesdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Wednesdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Thursdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Saturdays
Ages 8 & up
9:00 am – 10:15 am
10:30 am – 11:45 am
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Creative Storytelling/Acting

Credits: 6
Cost: $165

Tuesdays
Ages 4 – 6
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Tuesdays
Ages 5 – 8
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Intro to Music Production

Credits: 6
Cost: $180

Call the studio for more information on this class 732.212.1088

Cartooning

Credits: 6
Cost: $190

Saturdays
Ages 6 & Up
9:00 am – 10:15 am
10:30 am – 11:45 am
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Video Game 101

Credits: 6
Cost: $260

Tuesdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Wednesdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Thursdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Saturdays
Ages 8 & up
9:00 am – 10:15 am
10:30 am – 11:45 am
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Stopmotion

Credits: 6
Cost: $230

Wednesdays
Ages 6 – 10

Wednesdays
Ages 8 – 12

Put on a Show

Credits: 8
Cost: $165

Fridays
Ages 8 – 12
3:45 pm – 5:15 pm


Elective 1

Kindergarten Enrichment
Credits: 6


Workshop 1

Making a Clay Character
Credits: 2

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

Credits: 6
Cost: $260

Mondays
Ages 6 – 10
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm 

Wednesdays
Ages 8 – 12
4:00 – 5:00pm

Animation 201

Credits: 6
Cost: $260
Pre Requisite: Animation 101

Tuesdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Wednesdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Thursdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Saturdays
Ages 8 & up
9:00 am – 10:15 am
10:30 am – 11:45 am
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Graphic Design 101

Credits: 6
Cost: $270

Tuesdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Wednesdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Thursdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Saturdays
Ages 8 & up
9:00 am – 10:15 am
10:30 am – 11:45 am
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Improv

Credits: 6
Cost: $165
Pre Requisite: Creative Storytelling/Acting

Tuesdays
Ages 7 – 12
5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Video Game 201

Credits: 6
Cost: $260
Pre Requisite: Video game 101

Tuesdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Wednesdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Thursdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Saturdays
Ages 8 & up
9:00 am – 10:15 am
10:30 am – 11:45 am
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Basic Tracking Recording

Credits: 6
Cost: $200
Pre Requisite: Intro to Music

Call the studio for more information on this class 732.212.1088

Video Production 101

Credits: 6
Cost: $270

Call the studio for more information on this class 732.212.1088

Elective 2

Video Game 101, Animation 101, Intro to Music Production

Credits: 6

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

Credits: 6
Cost: $260
Pre Requisite: Videogame 201

Tuesdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Wednesdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Thursdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Saturdays
Ages 8 & up
9:00 am – 10:15 am
10:30 am – 11:45 am
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Graphic Design 201

Credits: 6
Cost: $270

Tuesdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Wednesdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Thursdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Saturdays
Ages 8 & up
9:00 am – 10:15 am
10:30 am – 11:45 am
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Script Writing

Credits: 6
Cost: $175

Call the studio for more information on this class 732.212.1088

Audio Engineering

Credits: 6
Cost: $200

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Video Production 201

Credits: 6
Cost: $270

Call the studio for more information on this class 732.212.1088

Elective 3

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

Credits: 6

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

Credits: 6
Cost: $260
Pre Requisite: Animation 301

Tuesdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Wednesdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Thursdays
Ages 8 & up
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Saturdays
Ages 8 & up
9:00 am – 10:15 am
10:30 am – 11:45 am
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Video Production 301

Credits: 6
Cost: $270

Call the studio for more information on this class 732.212.1088

Special Effects and Motion Graphics

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