Workshops

Workshops are offered on a range of subjects and are open to the general public. These classes vary in their availability and frequency and do not require participants to be certified community producers, although we welcome our certified producers to enroll. Please explore all the classes MNN has to offer you!

MNN also offers Manhattan residents the opportunity to take classes and become certified to use our equipment and facilities to create and edit programming to air on our channels. Click here to explore our certification class offerings.

To see when non-certification classes are being offered and to register, please click on a specific class below.

The Inside MNN workshop shows the MNN Certified Producer how to make the most of MNN’s resources to create a program for air on MNN’s television channels.
Learn how to begin the process of building graphics for your studio production using Xpression CG, a 3-D character generator program available in all MNN studios. You will also learn how to customize MNN's ready-to-use templates.
This two-hour workshop will explore how to use a mobile device to live stream using various social media platforms. Participants will learn how to prepare for a live stream, navigate live stream mobile applications, and will discuss best practices for how to increase social engagement.
This workshop will give producers the tools to design, manage and promote an existing or new YouTube page for their show.
Want to increase viewers for your show? Enroll in this beginner-level social media workshop to explore methods of branding your show. Learn tips, tricks and the basics of how to create, integrate and promote your show across Facebook and Twitter.
Learn the fundamentals of producing a show from A to Z. In addition to covering scriptwriting and scheduling, this course will include information on the importance of obtaining licensing rights, permits and release forms. Leave this workshop with the resources and skills you need to develop a production plan that’s tailored to your show.
Do you know that you have a powerful storytelling tool at your fingertips? This workshop will give you the skills to create high-quality media using your personal portable device, including phones and tablets.