MNN hosts special in-person and online lecture series for independent media makers. These events are open to creative media professionals located in New York City and beyond.

MEDIAMAKER MEETUP

Cost: Free

MNN’s Mediamaker Meetup is a lecture series and networking event for Independent Community Producers. MNN Community Producers will have the opportunity to pitch production ideas and receive feedback from fellow community producers and prominent professional media makers. If you are an MNN Community Producer and would like to be one of the select producers who get to pitch their show idea, please email education@mnn.org. This event is free and open to the public.

THE WRITER'S ROOM

Cost: $5

The Writer’s Room is a writing workshop series featuring working professional writers. Acclaimed writers share their stories, deliver tips, and provide practical advice for emerging writers.

Cancellation Policy

  • There are no refunds for The Writer's Room but this event will be available on-demand for all registered participants. 

In-person Event Info

Online Event Info

  • Online events require the use of a computer (preferred), tablet or mobile device. Chrome browser recommended.
  • Online events require an internet connection speed of 2Mbs or more. We strongly recommend you conduct a system check BEFORE registering.
  • IMPORTANT: This online workshop utilizes the BigMarker platform. For the best experience, download the BigMarker app for iOS or Android.

 

Upcoming Sessions

Dates Location Language
Thursday, December 3, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm Online English Register Now

Past Media Maker Events

Missed one of our past Media Maker guest lectures? Don't fret, we have clips featuring lectures from media professionals, educators, and filmmakers. Watch the videos below and click HERE to subscribe to our YouTube page. 

Note: All Writer's Room events are available on-demand.

Riley Hooper: Biographical Documentaries

This lecture featured award-winning filmmaker Riley Hooper discussing her process for creating biographical documentaries.

Mediamker Meetup is a lecture series and networking event for certified community producers at Manhattan Neighborhood Network.

Norman Solomon: Citizen Journalism

This lecture featured journalist, media critic, and founder of the Institute for Public Accuracy, Norman Solomon discussing the importance of independent reporting in contemporary times.


Mediamaker Meetup is a lecture series and networking event for certified community producers at Manhattan...

Ron Claiborne: Reporting in the Field

This Mediamaker Meetup lecture featured Ron Claiborne, veteran reporter and ABC News' anchor discussing his experiences and tips for on-location reporting.



Mediamker Meetup is a lecture series and networking event for certified community producers at Manhattan Neighborhood Network.



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Jennie Bourne: The Art of Interviewing

This Mediamaker Meetup lecture featured Jennie Bourne, journalist and media consultant discussing tips and techniques for becoming a better interviewer.



Mediamker Meetup is a lecture series and networking event for certified community producers at Manhattan Neighborhood Network.



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Nick Ravich: Filmmaking on a Budget

This Mediamaker Meetup lecture featured Art 21's Nick Ravich discussing filmmaking on a budget and how to develop a compelling short documentary.


Mediamker Meetup is a lecture series and networking event for certified community producers at Manhattan Neighborhood Network.


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