Communications and Brand Strategy (CABS) produces video and still photos for use in a wide variety of university-level communications materials and also offers brand-centered photography and videography services to campus units.
Photographers in Communications and Brand Strategy specialize in producing images that reflect the needs of the broad base of communications professionals and educators at MSU. The award-winning staff uses the latest digital technologies and, for a fee, is available for location shooting, image consultation, and studio portraits.
Photography services include:
- Conceptual studio and location photography
- Portraiture and advertising, editorial, and scientific photography for publication
- Event photography
- Passport images for students, faculty, and staff
- In-studio photo shoots
- Custom photo services for display or exhibits
- Consultation services
Please contact CABS Photo and Video for pricing on all photography services.
Complimentary galleries for the public and a free image gallery for MSU communicators and other staff and faculty members responsible for marketing and communications for their university units can be found at photos.msu.edu.
Prints of images found in any of our galleries can be purchased from our secure website. Commercial entities must contact CABS for permission to use MSU images.
The video production team in Communications and Brand Strategy has received numerous Emmys and has earned national recognition for programming used in the classroom, in the boardroom, and on network television, such as the Big Ten Network and PBS. For the latest MSU videos, MSUToday, Spartan Sagas, and the MSU YouTube channel.
Communications and Brand Strategy has the only full high-definition production unit on campus. It offers, for a fee, full-service video development including location shooting, editing, copywriting, concept development, and postproduction for the campus community. All productions are filmed in full 1080i high definition for the best representation of faculty and staff.
Videography services include:
- Broadcast-quality production capabilities
- AVID nonlinear editing
- Multiple-source format conversion
- Project management
MSUToday Productions/Big Ten Network
Communications and Brand Strategy produces academic and campus life programming for the Big Ten Network and PBS, including MSUToday, a half-hour magazine-style show; MSUToday Presents, a collection of special documentary-style programs; and the Spartan Sagas television productions. CABS also consults with colleges and units featured in the programming on repurposing the content to maximize exposure on social media and websites.
For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (517) 355-7505.