Mission

Established in 1992, Manhattan Neighborhood Network is a media learning, production, and distribution hub that promotes creative expression, independent voices and community engagement.

Vision

Empowering local voices and diverse views.

Values

At MNN, we value:

  • Access - providing community members with access to the media education, production and distribution resources available at MNN.
  • Collaboration - working with community producers, nonprofits, and other independent media organizations to bring original stories and perspectives to local and global audiences.
  • Community - participating as an organic part of the community we serve and supporting the work of local nonprofits, civic groups, and independent content creators.
  • Empowerment - building the media knowledge and skills of MNN's constituents– particularly those whose voices are underrepresented in the media – to allow them to be heard in the public sphere.
  • Freedom of Expression - the right of all people to freely express their opinions, views, and ideas in an equitable, respectful and safe environment.
  • Diversity & Inclusion - celebrating differences, and respecting and serving people of all backgrounds and personal identities.
  • Quality Programming - authentic voices and quality programming that expresses the lived experiences, unique perspectives and interests of each person.
  • Sustainability - Ensuring sustainable practices in all programs and services so that future generations will benefit from having access to high-quality media education, production and distribution services and facilities.

Transfer your Premiere Project to DaVinci Resolve for Color Grading

November 16, 2022

If you're a content creator, you know that color grading is essential to achieving the look and feel of your final product. Adobe Premiere is a great tool for video editing, but if you're looking to take your project to the next level, you need to use DaVinci Resolve for color grading. In this blog...

MNN Partners with NYCHA for Summer Youth Media Project

November 14, 2022

Over an 8-week program during the summer of 2022, MNN and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) partnered to provide media training workshops for NYCHA residents as part of their first-ever Youth Media Project

This Week On MNN

November 10, 2022

This Week on MNN we recognize and celebrate Native American Heritage Month