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

It’s been a chaotic week for Americans as we watched our new president take office and get started on his agenda. This Sunday, take a break from mainstream political news and tune in to MNN for programming that features local voices who are dedicated to supporting the prosperity of our city and its people.
With the inauguration upon us and the Women’s March following closely behind, America is in for a historic weekend. As you ponder what the next four years will look like, tune in to MNN this Sunday to see programming about individuals who are doing their part to create positive change in the face of the unknown.
The weekend is almost here and you can bet that NYC youth are looking forward to a long weekend so they can rest, relax and regroup. Luckily when the weekend is over, there’s still something to look forward to: Youth Channel programming on MNN!
With Obama’s farewell speech said and done and Trump’s inauguration coming up, the American people are anxiously waiting to see what changes this transfer of power will bring. This Sunday on MNN, watch as New Yorkers share their concerns, hopes and ideas for this new chapter in history.
Given the current state of the country, it’s easy to sit back and feel helpless. However, there are plenty of ways you can make a difference right here in Manhattan. This Sunday on MNN, we’ll show you programming featuring New Yorkers who are taking charge and fighting for the causes they’re passionate about.

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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

Mar 6, 2018 6:00 PM
Firehouse
After attending Orientation at either our 59th street or El Barrio Firehouse location, Manhattan residents and non-profit community organizations can take classes and start producing your very own television program to cablecast on MNN’s channels.
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Mar 7, 2018 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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Firehouse Classes

Feb 6, 2018 11:00 AM
Firehouse
This hands-on course teaches students the process of creating a television production, how to effectively work with a team of crew members, and how to operate state-of-the-art studio and control room equipment.
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Feb 6, 2018 6:30 PM
Firehouse
Prepárese aprender como producir un programa de televisión en cualquier lugar. Este curso práctico explorarán las fases de la producción, la escritura de guiones, el funcionamiento de la cámara portátil de alta definición, composición de tomas, audio de campo y conceptos básicos de iluminación.
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