Workshops

Workshops are offered on a range of subjects and are open to the general public. These classes vary in their availability and frequency and do not require participants to be certified community producers, although we welcome our certified producers to enroll. Please explore all the classes MNN has to offer you!

MNN also offers Manhattan residents the opportunity to take classes and become certified to use our equipment and facilities to create and edit programming to air on our channels. Click here to explore our certification class offerings.

To see when non-certification classes are being offered and to register, please click on a specific class below.

Inside MNN explores studio lighting, creative set design and utilizing MNN's resources to aid in developing a production plan that's tailored to your show.
This workshop will explore how to use a mobile device to live stream via social media mobile applications. Participants will learn how to prepare for a live stream, navigate live stream applications, and best practices for how to increase social engagement during a live stream.
This workshop will give producers the tools to design, manage and promote an existing or new YouTube page for their show.
Want to learn how to navigate the two biggest social media platforms? This beginner-level workshop will explore getting started with Facebook & Twitter. Learn tips, tricks and the basics of how to create, integrate and promote your show across Facebook and Twitter.
Learn the fundamentals of producing a show from A to Z. In addition to covering scriptwriting and scheduling, this workshop will include information on the importance of obtaining licensing rights, permits and release forms. Leave this workshop with the resources you need to get started as an independent producer.
Do you know that you have a powerful storytelling tool at your fingertips? This workshop will give you the skills to create high-quality media using a personal portable device, including phones and tablets.