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 on "The Radical Imagination," host Jim Vrettos chats with Rabbi Michael Lerner about the Israel/Palestine conflict and ideas for how to resolve it once and for all.
This Sunday on "The Radical Imagination," Peter Bratsis and Michael Pelias talk with Kristin Lawler about her books, the Left Forum and the concept of capital abandonment.
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."

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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

Dec 4, 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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Dec 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

Oct 10, 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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Oct 20, 2018 10:00 AM
Location: 
Firehouse
Language: 
Spanish
Prepárese aprender como producir un programa de televisión en cualquier lugar. Este curso práctico explorarán las fases de la producción, la escritura de guiones, el funcionamiento de la cámara portátil de alta definición, composición de tomas, audio de campo y conceptos básicos de iluminación.
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