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 Communications Specialist, Ben Vinar, before using equipment or the studio.


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Production Club

WHAT: Every other month producers gather to share information and openly discuss about a different video production topic.

WHERE: Unless otherwise specified, BCAT Studio:

1800 W Old Shakopee Road 

Bloomington, MN 55431

2019 Schedule

August 27 @ 3:00 p.m. - Pavek Museum (Registration is required!)

October 17 @ 6:30 p.m. - Future of Public Access - w/special guest Mike Wassenaar, President of ACM

December 5 @ 7p.m. -  End Of The Year Party

Teen Video Boot Camp 2019

Over one week, 12-to-17-year-old residents are given a chance to create their own short film for FREE.

Teens will:

  • Write a script
  • Learn how to operate a video camera and audio equipment
  • Act
  • Direct
  • Have fun being a part of a production team
The final day will include a screening of the film for friends and family!

Camp sizes range from a minimum of 4 participants to a maximum of 14.

2020 Camp Registration will open later this year.
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