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

We know it can be tough to find activities that don’t come with a price tag in New York City, but lucky for you, MNN is offering three free events this month at our El Barrio Firehouse. Check it out!
A new partnership between MNN and the High School for Media and Communications (HSMC) in Washington Heights gives high school students access to high tech media production tools and training.
Make your way over to East Harlem this month to check out our free events at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV, but 1 in 8 don’t even know it. Tune in to NBLCA's Health Action TV this Sunday to learn more about testing, treatment and talking with your partner about it.
It’s the first day of March, which means it’s officially Women’s History Month! To celebrate, MNN’s El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center is hosting two special events. Learn more and RSVP.

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Latest Firehouse Videos

MNN El Barrio Firehouse kicks-off Women's History Month with the special "The State of the World from a Feminist Perspective".
Manhattan Neighborhood Network is a public access channel that helps New Yorkers with a career in media production. Stop by for a free information session, held in English on the first Tuesday of the month, and Spanish on the first Wednesday.

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Firehouse Hours

Building
Monday - Friday: 5pm-10pm 

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

Edit suites 
Monday - Friday: 5pm-9:30pm

Studios
Tuesday - Friday: 12pm-9:30pm
 

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

Official 2019 Holiday Closings

Firehouse Events

There are no upcoming events.

Firehouse Classes

Aug 14, 2019 6:30 PM
Location: 
Firehouse
Language: 
English
In this course, students will be introduced to professional, non-linear editing software Adobe Premiere CC.
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Sep 3, 2019 6:30 PM
Location: 
Firehouse
Language: 
English
Learn how to produce a compelling and professional television show in a studio environment.
Learn more

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