Create Your Vision

BCAT Partnership

SWTV contracts with Bloomington Community Access Television (BCAT) to provide residents of Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins, Minnetonka and Richfield with:

  • FREE studio access
  • FREE equipment rentals 
  • FREE workshops and classes

Training Required

Residents must undergo training with BCAT's Production Specialist before using equipment or the studio.



Teen Video Boot Camp

Interested in learning how to create videos? Join Teen Video Boot Camp! Teens ages 12-18 will learn how to write, record and edit a short film as a group using professional video production equipment over the course of four sessions in July 2022. TVBC is sponsored by Bloomington Community Access Television (BCAT) and Southwest TV (Edina).

Who: Youth ages 12-18 who live or go to school in the Bloomington or SWTV viewing areas. Limited to the first 15 participants signed up.

When: July 19, 21, 26 and 28, 2022

Times: 1 – 4 p.m.

Where: BCAT Studio 1800 West Old Shakopee Road

Cost: Free!

*SWTV includes residents of Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins, Minnetonka and Richfield. 

To register, contact BCAT at 952-563-4980 or with your child's name, age and city of residence.

Students using camera equipment