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 Adobe Premiere video editing software at all stations. 

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!