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.

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Firehouse News

This Sunday, ring in the new year with MNN as we take a look at some key issues our city will face in 2017 and offer ideas about how you can make positive changes in your life as we move into the new year.
2016 has been a difficult year for many and there is still work to be done to fix what is broken in New York City and beyond. This Sunday on MNN, get educated with programming about some of the pressing issues our city and nation will be faced with in the coming year.
This Sunday on MNN, tune in to programming featuring people who aim to make changes that will improve the lives of many in New York City.
This Sunday, watch three activists discuss the importance of banding together as a country to create a more just world where everyone can thrive.
This Sunday on MNN, we’re narrowing the scope to show you New Yorkers who are diligently working to fix broken systems right here in the city and assisting those who have been negatively impacted by them.

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Latest Firehouse Videos

When you think of violence, what is the first thought that comes to mind? On this episode of “The Radical Imagination,” host Jim Vrettos of John Jay College of Criminal Justice talks to CODEPINK and Global Exchange Founder, Medea Benjamin, about the way our society glorifies violence and how these views perpetuate the continuation of it. “The Radical Imagination” airs...

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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

There are no upcoming events.

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Firehouse Classes

Mar 6, 2018 11:00 AM
Firehouse
This hands-on course teaches students the process of creating a television production, how to effectively work with a team of crew members, and how to operate state-of-the-art studio and control room equipment.
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Mar 7, 2018 6:30 PM
Firehouse
Using professional digital editing software, this course will explore basic video and audio editing, importing and exporting footage, and applying basic transitions, titles and effects.
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