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.

Map to Firehouse

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Firehouse News

Welcome back from a nice, long weekend, everyone! Hope everyone enjoyed celebrating MLK. For this special edition of Clip of the Week, we’re actually featuring a throwback (yes, we know it’s not Thursday).
Curious about the field and studio production courses available at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center ? Come to a one-hour information session to learn all about them!
MNN’s January newsletter is out today, and it’s full of exciting details on what’s been going on at the network for the past few weeks and months! Here’s a roundup: MNN producer to cover Sundance Film Festival Rao Rampilla, executive producer and host of “Bollywood to Hollywood with Rao Rampilla,” this month is becoming the first producer to cover Sundance for a show on MNN. Read the dynamic installment of “MNN Diaries” Rao penned last month.
Earlier this month, a small group of New Yorkers and MNN staffers got together for December’s Film Club meeting at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center . The event featured “Dirty Wars,” a new documentary by Jeremy Scahill , investigative journalist and National Security Correspondent for The Nation magazine.
This December, New York City tourists and residents alike are being encouraged to check out East Harlem/El Barrio, a neighborhood "full of hidden gems," according to George Fertitta, CEO of NYC & Company, New York City's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization .


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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