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.

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Firehouse News

This Sunday, tune in to programming that looks at the current state of our nation, the presidential candidates’ strategies moving forward and ways we can improve as a society.
This Sunday on MNN, tune in to programs that look toward the future and imagine what life will look like with new leadership on both the New York State and national levels.
This October, the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center is hosting three special events to honor different cultures and highlight important societal issues through film, art and discussion. Check out our upcoming events and RSVP today!
It’s no secret that the U.S. criminal justice system is flawed and this Sunday on MNN, watch programming that analyzes some of the most pressing issues.
This Sunday tune in to programming that addresses some of these concerns both on the local and national level and offers suggestions for how we as a society can solve our biggest problems and create a better life for everyone.

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Latest Firehouse Videos

When you think of violence, what is the first thought that comes to mind? On this episode of “The Radical Imagination,” host Jim Vrettos of John Jay College of Criminal Justice talks to CODEPINK and Global Exchange Founder, Medea Benjamin, about the way our society glorifies violence and how these views perpetuate the continuation of it. “The Radical Imagination” airs...

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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

There are no upcoming events.

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Firehouse Classes

Mar 7, 2018 6:30 PM
Firehouse
Using professional digital editing software, this course will explore basic video and audio editing, importing and exporting footage, and applying basic transitions, titles and effects.
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Mar 13, 2018 6:30 PM
Firehouse
An Advanced class for previously certified NX5U producers.
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