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: $250

Tuesdays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (Ages 6-10)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (Ages 9-12)
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Saturdays
9:30 am – 10:45 am (Ages 6-10)
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Creative Storytelling/Acting

Credits: 6
Cost: $165

Animation 101

Credits: 6
Cost: $250

Mondays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
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7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
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Tuesdays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
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7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
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Wednesdays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
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7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
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Saturdays
9:30 am – 10:45 am (6 & up)
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11:00 am – 12:15 pm (6 & up)
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12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (6 & up)
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Video Game 101

Credits: 6
Cost: $250

Mondays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
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7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
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Tuesdays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
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7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
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Wednesdays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
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7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
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Saturdays
9:30 am – 10:45 am (6 & up)
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11:00 am – 12:15 pm (6 & up)
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12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (6 & up)
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Cartooning

Credits: 6
Cost: $150

Saturdays
Ages 6 & Up
11:00 am – 12:15 pm
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12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
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Intro to Music Production

Credits: 6

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Stopmotion

Credits: 6
Cost: $230

*Running Session 2. Week of 10/13*

Put on a Show

Credits: 8
Cost: $200

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


Set Design

Credits: 6
Cost: $165

In this class, students will create the sets for our performance.  They will bring them from imagination to paper to the stage.   It is a wonderful process that brings their ideas to life.  Whether you are a performer, an artist or just have a great imagination you will have great time!

Fridays
4:00-5:30 pm
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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: $250

Tuesdays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (Ages 6-10)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (Ages 9-12)
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Saturdays
9:30 am – 10:45 am (Ages 6-10)
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Animation 201

Credits: 6
Cost: $250
Pre Requisite: Animation 101

Mondays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
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7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
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Tuesdays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
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7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
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Wednesdays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
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7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
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Saturdays
9:30 am – 10:45 am (6 & up)
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11:00 am – 12:15 pm (6 & up)
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12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (6 & up)
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Graphic Design 101

Credits: 6
Cost: $250

Mondays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
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7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
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Tuesdays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
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7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
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Wednesdays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
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7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
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Saturdays
9:30 am – 10:45 am (6 & up)
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11:00 am – 12:15 pm (6 & up)
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12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (6 & up)
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Video Game 201

Credits: 6
Cost: $250
Pre Requisite: Video game 101

Mondays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
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7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
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Tuesdays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
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7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
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Wednesdays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
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5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
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7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)
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Saturdays
9:30 am – 10:45 am (6 & up)
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11:00 am – 12:15 pm (6 & up)
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12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (6 & up)
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Improv

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

Basic Tracking Recording

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

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Video Production 101

Credits: 6
Cost: $270

Fridays
4:00 – 5:15 pm

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Real Robots

$250
Wednesdays
4:00 -5:15 pm (6-10 yrs)
5:30 – 6:45 pm (8-12 yrs)
*starting Session 2*



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: $250
Pre Requisite: Animation 201

Mondays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)

Tuesdays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)

Wednesdays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)

Saturdays
9:30 am – 10:45 am (6 & up)
11:00 am – 12:15 pm (6 & up)
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (6 & up)

Graphic Design 201

Credits: 6
Cost: $270

Mondays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)

Tuesdays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)

Wednesdays
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (6 & up)
5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (8 & up)
7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)

Saturdays
9:30 am – 10:45 am (6 & up)
11:00 am – 12:15 pm (6 & up)
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (6 & up)

Script Writing

Credits: 6
Cost: $175

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Audio Engineering

Credits: 6
Cost: $200

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Video Production 201

Credits: 6
Cost: $270

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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: $250
Pre Requisite: Animation 301

Mondays
7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)

Tuesdays
7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)

Wednesdays
7:00 pm – 8:15 pm (Teens)

Saturdays
9:30 am – 10:45 am (6 & up)
11:00 am – 12:15 pm (6 & up)
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (6 & up)

Video Production 301

Credits: 6
Cost: $270

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Special Effects and Motion Graphics

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