COVID-19 UPDATE: MNN facilities have reopened, full details here. Classes are online and in-person, and Virtual MNN remains open.

Decision NYC: Rob Astorino for NY State Governor

Gotham Gazette's Ben Max talks with Republican primary candidate for NY State Governor, Rob Astorino.

Premieres Sunday at 9pm on MNN HD and

Empowering local voices and diverse views.

Manhattan Neighborhood Network is a media learning, production, and distribution hub that promotes creative expression, independent voices and community engagement.

Upcoming Classes & Events

Making the Cut: Editing Explained

This free workshop walks you through how to improve your editing skills and use the power of the cut to build tension in a scene, progress your story and develop characters through the art of editing.

Are you ready to make media that matters?

Whether you want to learn how to manage a crew in our multi-camera studios, how to capture a great story in the field, or how to edit your media, MNN has a class for you.

Join the digital media revolution and embark on your journey to becoming a community producer at MNN with access to our state-of-the-art media production equipment.

Class schedule

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Manhattan's Best Election Coverage

MNN is home to NYC's most comprehensive election coverage. We cover every candidate in every race from the primaries through the general election. Through interviews, position statements, and debates, we believe that democracy is best served by equal access for all.

See all Election coverage


How does the Three Act Structure Work?

May 4, 2022

Do you ever feel like you could use a road map in order to finish your project? Well, believe it or not, you do have a road map! Just look to your script. Embedded in your hard work is a technique that is our roadmap: The Three Act Structure.

This Week On MNN

April 28, 2022

This Week on MNN we celebrate International Workers Day, also known as May Day. 

This May in Media Education

April 27, 2022

Spring is blossoming and MNN Media Education is blooming in full swing with Bootcamps, Professional Courses and Workshops to help you cultivate and expand your education for the Month of May!