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.

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.

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 Youth Channel programs air Monday-Friday on MNN4, between 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm.

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Firehouse News

Having opened the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center in 2012, MNN is deeply invested in serving the interests of Harlem residents. We’re pleased to announce MNN’s sponsorship of The Harlem Technology Forum , a conference centered on the challenges and opportunities brought about by the neighborhood’s rapid technological development.
It's been an exciting month at MNN, which means our just-out June newsletter is a really fun read! A youth producer at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center was selected for a full scholarship to participate in a prestigious fellowship in Senegal this summer, and an MNN Community Producer whose show inspires viewers to pursue their passions during retirement just directed her first film. We also catch you up on the latest at MNN's Youth Channel.
MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center (Centro de Medios de la Comunidad) está buscando en este momento participantes para su próxima serie de clases de producción de televisión en idioma español. Este curso gratuito se centrará en producciones de campo, cuya fecha de inicio es flexible y dependerá de las necesidades de quienes se inscriban.
The MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center is currently seeking participants for its next round of Spanish-Language TV production classes. The free course will focus on field production, and the start date is flexible and dependent on the needs of those who sign up.
Happy Friday, all! For today's Clip of the Week , we'd like to turn your attention to an exciting new edition of "From the Heart of the Barrios," a unique and inspiring series from the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center .


Firehouse Hours

Monday - Friday: 5pm-10pm 

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

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

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

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