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.

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Firehouse News

This Sunday, watch three activists discuss the importance of banding together as a country to create a more just world where everyone can thrive.
This October, the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center is hosting three special events to honor different cultures and highlight important societal issues through film, art and discussion. Check out our upcoming events and RSVP today!
This Sunday, tune in to MNN for all-new episodes of "The Radical Imagination" and "Both Sides of the Bars" featuring individuals who are working to solve problems on a local and national level.
This Sunday, tune in to MNN programming featuring two people who are determined to break the cycle of hate and suffering in order to make a real impact on the lives of others.
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.

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Firehouse Hours

Building
Tuesday - Friday: 9am-10pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm 

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

Edit suites 
Tuesday - Friday: 12pm-9:30pm
Saturday: 10am-5:30pm 

Studios
Tuesday - Friday: 12pm-9:30pm
Saturday: 10am-5:30pm 
 

Summer (July to September)
Monday - Friday: 9am-10pm
 

Firehouse Events

May 22, 2018 6:00 PM
Location: 
Firehouse
Language: 
English
Birthed out of the self-same-spirit, VICTORY is a show that emerged from Dr. Avery’s personal, professional and spiritual life experiences.
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May 23, 2018 6:30 PM
Location: 
Firehouse
Language: 
English
A BILINGUAL WORKSHOP ON NYS FILM CREDIT PROGRAM
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Firehouse Classes

May 8, 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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May 9, 2018 6:30 PM
Location: 
Firehouse
Language: 
English
Using professional digital editing software, this course will explore basic video and audio editing, importing and exporting footage, and applying basic transitions, titles and effects.
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