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

Tune in this Wednesday for two must-see programs on MNN! The first features coverage of the Sports Emmy Awards and the second is a women's panel on issues surrounding the 2016 presidential election.
With the month of May right around the corner, this spring feels like a whirlwind. Sit back and relax this Sunday night with a new episode of "The Radical Imagination" and a new Firehouse TV special, "La Mujer Desnuda."
This Sunday on MNN, tune in for all-new episodes of "The Radical Imagination" and "Both Sides of the Bars."
This Sunday on "The Radical Imagination," host Jim Vrettos sits down with Jarvis Tyner of the Communist Party USA to discuss the the possible benefits of this political system.
The weekend is almost here and we have an inspiring lineup of Sunday programming for you on MNN!

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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

Sep 5, 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

Aug 14, 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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Sep 4, 2018 11:00 AM
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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