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 and learn more about Firehouse Orientations 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, 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.
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.

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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

Nov 6, 2018 6:00 PM
Location: 
Firehouse
Language: 
English
After attending Orientation at either our 59th street or El Barrio Firehouse location, Manhattan residents and non-profit community organizations can take classes and start producing your very own television program to cablecast on MNN’s channels.
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Nov 7, 2018 6:00 PM
Location: 
Firehouse
Language: 
Spanish
Esta sesión informativa es una oportunidad para aprender sobre MNN El Barrio Firehouse, su misión y programas. Se describirá los entrenamientos que se ofrecen, los requisitos de elegibilidad y el proceso de inscripción.
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Firehouse Classes

Oct 9, 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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Oct 9, 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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