BCAT offers a variety of training workshops from the beginner level to advanced levels and a variety of areas of production. Whether your interest is in learning the basics or honing your skills with post production special effects or learning the advanced features of shooting with our cameras, we have workshops to meet your needs.

All BCAT training and workshops are FREE to those who live or work in Burlington

To register email bcat@bcattv.org or call 781-273-5922

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Orientation - Thursday March 23rd 7-8 p.m.

Welcome to BCAT. Come on inside and get a tour of the studio and learn about your local cable access television studio. Burlington Cable Access has a lot to offer so come check it out.

Class Size Limit: 6

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Steps To Start A Show - Tuesday March 28th, 7-8 p.m.

Want to start a show on BCAT but have no idea where to start? This class will go through the basics you need to start a series that will air on BCAT, including creating an intro, graphics and set design, and finding your crew.

Class Size Limit: 6

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Intro to Tricaster - Wednesday March 29th, 7-8 p.m.

So you want to do a studio shoot with cameras and a crew in the BCAT studio. Impossible you ask? No, it’s totally possible with a Tricaster! Take this class to learn how to set up and operate the station’s “Studio-In-A-Box”.

Class Size Limit: 6


Basic Camcorder - Thursday March 30th, 7-8 p.m.

Want to cover an event in town? Shoot something on location? Whether it’s the big game, or group putting on a demonstration or you making your story idea come to life, you will need to learn the skills to successfully capture your event. This course will show you the basics when it comes to camcorders, microphones, tripods, shot composition and more.

Class Size Limit: 6

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Adobe Premiere - April 4th, 7-8 p.m.

You shot out on location and now it’s time to make a production out of all that raw footage. Which take is the best to use? What is b-roll? What is a timeline and what is it’s relationship to a sequence? Sign up for this class and find out.

Class Size Limit: 6


Robotic Cameras - Wednesday April 5th, 7-8 p.m.

Learn how we cover government meetings at Town Hall or school events in the BHS auditorium without ever leaving the BCAT Studio. This course will cover the basics of our robotic camera systems.

Class Size Limit: 6


Starting A Podcast - Wednesday April 19th, 7-8 p.m.

Podcasts are all the rage today. Want to get in on the action? We’ll give you the tools you need to start your own podcast and teach you how to operate the Rodecaster Mixer in BCAT’s new Podcast Studio.

Class Size Limit: 6