What’s News, Breaking: Monday, February 12, 2024
PARKS UNVEILS STATE-OF-THE-ART MEDIA LAB AT RED HOOK REC CENTER
RED HOOK — NYC PARKS COMMISSIONER SUE DONOGHUE WITH REPRESENTATIVES FROM AMAZON and the community celebrated the opening of an enhanced media lab at Red Hook Recreation Center on Monday. The lab, which includes a sound isolation booth, studio speakers, animation technology and more, was made possible by a $100,000 donation from Amazon. Located near the NYCHA Red Hook East and West Houses, NYCHA’s largest Brooklyn development, the lab is open to the public, and city residents under 25 years old can use the lab for free.
The equipment can be used for making music and other audio production, editing videos and developing media skills using equipment including a WhisperRoom sound isolation booth, M2 Mac Minis, DSLR T8i cameras, iPads and computers. Amazon’s donation also enabled the hiring of a new Media Education Instructor.