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 blazing-fast, editing stations available for certified producers. We are currently working with 27" iMacs loaded with 3.8GHz quad-core 7th-generation Intel Core i5 processors and 32GB 2400MHz memory. Each station features up-to-date Adobe Premiere video editing software. 

 

Field Packages

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

  • Sony Z150 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!