MNN Facilities

We recently upgraded MNN’s 59th St. Studios and El Barrio Firehouse studios with state-of-the-art media production equipment. This once-in-a-decade upgrade means that MNN producers now have access to the most up-to-date media production equipment to create programs and that media education classes are providing the most relevant and cutting-edge training possible.

Open Studio
MNN has one four-camera Open Studio at 59th St. The 40x40 ft. studio is equipped with:

·      Four HD television studio cameras

·      Ross Carbonite HD switcher

·      Xpression CG 2D/3D software for graphics creation

·      Telemetrics Robotic Control Unit 

·      Yamaha MC7L Audio Mixer

·      6-line Call-in Phone System 

·      Convertible/Portable set pieces and lighting design

·      Recording formats: XDCam, DVD, Blu-ray

Closed Studio
MNN has one 20x27 ft. three-camera Closed Studio at our 59th St. location and one 25x40 ft. three-camera Closed Studio at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center. These studios are equipped with:

·      Three HD television studio cameras,

·      Ross Carbonite HD switcher

·      Xpression CG 2D/3D software for graphics creation

·      Telemetrics Robotic Control Unit 

·      Yamaha MC7L Audio Mixer

·      6-line Call-in Phone System 

·      Convertible/Portable set pieces and lighting design

·      Recording formats: XDCam, DVD, Blu-ray

All-in-One "Express" Studios
MNN has four all-in-one "Express" studios: two at our 59th St. location and one at the El Barrio Firehouse. These studios are equipped with: 

·      Two Sony BRC-H700 Robotic Cameras

·      Ross Carbonite Production Switcher

·      Yamaha DM1000 Digital Audio Mixer

·      Xpression CG 2D/3D

·      6-line Call-in Phone System 

Editing Stations
Between the 59th. St. location and the El Barrio Firehouse, MNN has 25 editing stations available for certified producers. We are currently working with FinalCut Pro 7 video editing software at all stations but are in the process of upgrading to Adobe Premier.

Field Packages
Certified producers at either location may reserve field packages, which include:

·      Sony NX5U SD card-based camera

·      Sony Tripod

·      Sony LED Camera Light

·      Wired Handheld, Boom and Lavaliere Microphones

·      Sennheiser Wireless Microphone System

If you want to become a certified MNN producer, register for a class today!