Production Services
MontanaPBS has a long history of providing video and television production services for Montana State University, the University of Montana, state agencies, private non-profit groups and other organizations.

Production facilities are located at KUFM at The University of Montana in Missoula and at KUSM at Montana State University in Bozeman.

Both stations have state-of-the-art facilities that allow for a wide range of projects, from the production of public service announcements and instructional videos, to highly polished long-form programs intended for broadcast on MontanaPBS and public television stations around the country. MontanaPBS has provided these services for a long list of clients for nearly 20 years.

KUSM – Bozeman

KUSM-TV produces regular series for broadcast on MontanaPBS, such as the newsmagazine, Montana Focus with Gene Brodeur and Montana Ag Live and has brought specials to our viewers like, The Forgetting, Alzheimer’s in Montana, and The Montana Summer Symphony as well as the Telly Award winning Sacred Journey of the Nez Perce and Shadow Casting, The Making of “A River Runs Through It”, which was awarded the E.B. Craney Memorial Program of the Year Award from the Greater Montana Foundation and the Montana Broadcasters Association.

KUSM-TV is located on the Montana State University Campus in Bozeman.

Studio Facilities:
  • 40’ x 60’ production studio (6 cameras)
  • 3 Ikegami HK 387PW Cameras (16x9 native digital)
  • 3 Hitachi SK F2 Cameras
  • Ross Synergy 3 Production Switcher
  • Deko 2000 graphics system
  • Soundcraft Ghost 32 Channel Audio Console
  • CamMate 25’ Camera Jib
  • Arri Fresnel & Strand Ellipsoidal Lighting
  • Strand 300 series lighting palette
  • 12’ Chroma Key Green Screen
  • Panasonic DVC Pro tape format
  • QTV Teleprompter
  • Ku Band Satellite Uplinks
Other Facilities:
  • HD Field Production: Panasonic HPX3100, HPX255, HDX900, and GoPro Cameras
  • Live Web Streaming with both SD and HD Tricasters
  • Final Cut 7 and Adobe Creative Cloud Editing Suites
  • Adobe After Effects Animation software
  • Adobe Photoshop Graphics
  • DVD Authoring and Duplication
  • Supported formats (P2, XDCAM, DVC Pro, Beta SP, Beta SX, Mini DV, DV Cam, MII, U-Matic)
Contact the following producers to discuss your production needs:

Emma Lynn
Phone: (406) 994-6246

Ben Skudlarek
Phone: (406) 994-4652

183 Visual Communications Building, MSU
Bozeman, MT 59717
Phone: (406) 994-3437
Fax: (406) 994-6545
KUFM – Missoula

KUFM is the production home of The Backroads of Montana. For over 10 years our producers have made over 20 episodes, visiting people and places across the state and back again.

KUFM’s other productions have been nominated and won numerous awards:
  • For This And Future Generations
    Winner Historical Documentary Emmy
  • Sun River Homestead
    Winner Historical Documentary Emmy
  • Silence and Solicitude: Yellowstone’s Winter Wilderness
    Nominated for 3 Emmys
    IWFF Award of Merit for Creativity
    Best of Show Yellowstone Film Festival.
  • Really Really Big Flood
    Nominated for 2 Emmys
  • Backroads of Montana
    Nominated for Emmys
    Winner of the Montana Broadcasters Association’s program of the year award.

KUFM has a complete broadcast studio (3 cameras). KUFM can accommodate the following video formats BETA SP & SX, DV CAM, DV PRO, Mini DV, and U-Matic . We also have 3 Avid non-linear edit systems with Photoshop and After Effects as well as access to Final Cut Pro.

32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812
Phone: (406) 243-4101
Fax: (406) 243-3299
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