Mediamaker Meetup

MNN's Mediamaker Meetup is a lecture series and networking event for Certified Producers. Certified Producers will have the opportunity to share production advice and learn from fellow certified community producers as well as prominent professional media makers.

A select group of certified MNN community producers will also have the opportunity to present their existing shows or show ideas to attendees. If you would like to be one of the select producers who get to pitch their show idea, please email

This event is free for MNN Producers who have successfully completed at least one certification course.

Students currently enrolled in a certification course will need to email the Media Education Department ( to request to be registered for an upcoming meetup. 

Upcoming Events

Sep 27, 2017 6:30 PM
59th St
Is independent journalism important to you? In the U.S. just six companies control 90% of all media seen, read, and heard. In this presentation, journalist, media critic, and founder of the Institute for Public Accuracy, Norman Solomon will discuss the importance of independent reporting in contemporary times.
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Nov 29, 2017 6:30 PM
59th St
Are you interested in biographical documentary filmmaking? Riley Hooper is an award-winning filmmaker that creates stylistic documentaries tailored to the personality of her subjects. In this presentation, Riley Hooper will discuss her process and tips on making portrait documentaries.
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Past Events

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