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

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Firehouse News

This Sunday on "The Radical Imagination," Jim Vrettos chats with lawyer Martin Stolar about the broken criminal justice system and some of the tragic cases our city and nation have faced over the years.
This Sunday on "The Radical Imagination," Jim Vrettos chats with his wife and licensed psychotherapist, Beatty Cohan-Vrettos, about how our society can develop healthier and more loving relationships in a world that is full of fear and hurt.
This Sunday on MNN, watch programming focused on building a more accepting society in the face of violence and stigma.
This Sunday on "The Radical Imagination," host Jim Vrettos chats with Rabbi Michael Lerner about the Israel/Palestine conflict and ideas for how to resolve it once and for all.
This Sunday on "The Radical Imagination," Peter Bratsis and Michael Pelias talk with Kristin Lawler about her books, the Left Forum and the concept of capital abandonment.

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Firehouse Hours

Building
Monday - Friday: 9am-10pm

Field Pickup and Return 
Monday - Friday: 12pm-8pm

Edit suites 
Monday - Friday: 5:30pm-9:30pm

Studios
Tuesday - Friday: 5:30pm-9:30pm

 

Firehouse Events

There are no upcoming events.

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Firehouse Classes

Sep 11, 2018 6:30 PM
Location: 
Firehouse
Language: 
English
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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Sep 11, 2018 6:30 PM
Location: 
Firehouse
Language: 
English
This intermediate-level, hands-on course will explore portable HD camera operation, shot composition, field audio and lighting basics.
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