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.

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

Firehouse News

This Sunday on "The Radical Imagination," host Jim Vrettos and veteran journalist Glen Ford discuss the historical and racial narratives of the "American Dream" and so much more. Tune in.
Tune in to MNN this Sunday for programming all about climate change, healthcare and mass incarceration.
This Sunday on MNN, watch programming that features people on a local level doing their best to address massive, widespread problems.
As you wait to learn the fate of healthcare in America, tune in to MNN this Sunday for programming that attempts to tackle some of the big questions facing our nation.
Make your way over to East Harlem this month to check out our free events at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center.

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Firehouse Hours

Building
Tuesday - Friday: 9am-10pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm 

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

Edit suites 
Tuesday - Friday: 12pm-9:30pm
Saturday: 10am-5:30pm 

Studios
Tuesday - Friday: 12pm-9:30pm
Saturday: 10am-5:30pm 
 

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

Firehouse Events

Dec 1, 2017 6:30 PM
Firehouse
You are invited to a Red Carpet Event! The exclusive premiere screening of "Kintsugi - The Line Of Destiny".
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Dec 5, 2017 6:00 PM
Firehouse
After attending Orientation, Manhattan residents and non-profit community organizations are able to enroll in MNN’s free media education courses for both adults and youths.
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Firehouse Classes

Dec 6, 2017 6:30 PM
Firehouse
In this course, students will learn basic editing techniques to produce engaging, high-quality media. Using professional digital editing software, this course will explore navigating the interface, importing and exporting footage, trimming, audio editing and applying basic transitions, titles and effects.
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Jan 4, 2018 6:30 PM
Firehouse
This intermediate-level, hands-on course will explore portable HD camera operation, shot composition, field audio and lighting basics.
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