MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center

In 2012, MNN opened a state-of-the-art community media center at the old Engine Co. 53 Firehouse on East 104th Street in East Harlem. The facility features three HD production studios, including a three-camera studio, as well as editing services and a Youth Media Center. The Firehouse offers many Community Events, and Media Education workshops.

Orientation
On the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm. The Firehouse hosts an Orientation, offering those interested an opportunity to learn more about the classes and certification process. Sign up for the next Orientation here.

Orientacion
Primer Miercoles del mes a las 6:00pm. Para mas informacion sobre nuestros cursos en Español y certificacion para usar nuestros equipos y facilidades. Inscribase para la proxima Orientacion aqui.

The Firehouse on MNN
The MNN El Barrio Firehouse broadcasts its programs on Sundays at 8:00 pm on MNN1 and Thursdays at 8:00 pm on MNN4. They feature artists, writers, poets, and filmmakers, community and social justice activists, and neighborhood residents engaged in advancing human liberation, culture, and politics for the benefit of the community. Programs are streamed on MNN.org. MNN Youth Channel programs air Monday-Friday on MNN4, between 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm.

Map to Firehouse

Firehouse News

This Sunday on "The Radical Imagination," host Jim Vrettos and veteran journalist Glen Ford discuss the historical and racial narratives of the "American Dream" and so much more. Tune in.
Tune in to MNN this Sunday for programming all about climate change, healthcare and mass incarceration.
This Sunday on MNN, watch programming that features people on a local level doing their best to address massive, widespread problems.
As you wait to learn the fate of healthcare in America, tune in to MNN this Sunday for programming that attempts to tackle some of the big questions facing our nation.
Make your way over to East Harlem this month to check out our free events at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center.

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Firehouse Hours

Building
Tuesday - Friday: 9am-10pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm 

Field Pickup and Return 
Tuesday - Friday: 12pm-8pm

Edit suites 
Tuesday - Friday: 12pm-9:30pm
Saturday: 10am-5:30pm 

Studios
Tuesday - Friday: 12pm-9:30pm
Saturday: 10am-5:30pm 
 

Summer (July to September)
Monday - Friday: 9am-10pm
 

Firehouse Events

Nov 1, 2017 6:00 PM
Firehouse
Esta sesión informativa es una oportunidad para aprender sobre MNN El Barrio Firehouse, su misión y programas. Se describirá los entrenamientos que se ofrecen, los requisitos de elegibilidad y el proceso de inscripción.
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Nov 3, 2017 6:30 PM
Firehouse
Please join us to continue celebrating the National Hispanic Heritage Month at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Film Club, where we will be screening the documentary THE LAST COLONY, a film by Juan Agustin Márquez. ESP Por favor, únase a nosotros para continuar celebrando el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana en MNN El Barrio Firehouse Film Club, donde estaremos proyectando el documental THE LAST COLONY (La Última Colonia), dirigida por Juan Agustin Márquez.
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Firehouse Classes

Oct 21, 2017 10:00 AM
Firehouse
Este curso práctico enseñara a los estudiantes los principios de producción de televisión, incluyendo cómo comunicar su mensaje o historia, cómo trabajar eficazmente con los miembros de equipo y la forma de operar y controlar de equipos de estudio modernos.
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Oct 24, 2017 6:30 PM
Firehouse
This hands-on course will explore the phases of production, scriptwriting, portable HD camera operation, composition, field audio and lighting basics.
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