Video Submission Assistance

Electronic Submission

If you wish to submit a program electronically, the file must conform to the required broadcast specifications as found on pages 4 and 5 of the Southwest Suburbs Policies and Procedures. Your file must then be uploaded to the Edina Playback Facility's FTP server using this website's Forms section.

Free Programs to Convert DVDs for Broadcast

MPEG Streamclip is a free program that allows you to convert your DVD to a file usable for broadcast on SWTV channels. Learn more about this program and find versions to download for Mac or PC at

Bulletin Board / Graphics for Broadcast

Residents of the Southwest Suburbs are allowed, and encouraged, to submit informational graphics for broadcast on SWTV. See the Slide Creation Guidelines (PDF).