Emmanuelle Cuny has been named Senior Vice President of Video Production for Capitol Music Group (CMG).
In her new role, Cuny will facilitate and oversee the production of music videos and other visual content for CMG artists spanning the company’s portfolio of labels.
Cuny is based in Hollywood in the company’s Capitol Tower.
Cuny joins CMG from Atlantic Records, where she creatively and financially oversaw various videos such as Wiz Khalifa’s See You Again [feat. Charlie Puth] from Furious 7, which is approaching 4 billion views.
She also oversaw Cardi B’s 2018 videos, including her collaboration with Bad Bunny, & J Balvin , I Like It; Lil Uzi Vert’s XO Tour Llif3, Young Thug’s Wyclef Jean, and many more.
Throughout her decade at the label, she also spearheaded projects for the likes of Janelle Monáe, Melanie Martinez, Kehlani, Lizzo, Meek Mill, Missy Elliott, T.I., Flo Rida, B.o.B, PnB Rock, Lupe Fiasco, Trey Songz, and Wale, among many others.
Prior to arriving at Atlantic in 2008, Cuny was video commissioner for the entire label roster at Roc-A-Fella Records, as well as marketing product manager for an array of artists that included Beanie Sigel, Freeway and State Property.
While there, she notably aligned Kanye West with director and frequent collaborator Chris Milk for All Falls Down [feat. Syleena], and numerous other visual works.
Additionally, Cuny worked on videos for JAY-Z and company films State Property and Paid In Full.
Steve Barnett, Capitol Music Group
CMG Chairman & CEO Steve Barnett said: “Emmanuelle is a true champion of artists who has earned her reputation as a trusted creative advisor and collaborator.
“She has tremendous energy and spirit to complement her wealth of experience, and I couldn’t be happier that Emmanuelle has made the move to the west coast to join us here in the Tower.”
“Emmanuelle is an incredible talent and her level of creativity and taste is unparalleled.”
Ethiopia Habtemariam, Motown Records
Motown Records President Ethiopia Habtemariam added: “Emmanuelle is an incredible talent and her level of creativity and taste is unparalleled.
“She not only has an amazing spirit, but she is also an advocate for artists and has proven to be a trusted source to amplify and grow their vision. I am extremely excited and thankful to now have her lend her creativity and expertise on our team.”
“I am super thrilled to bring my unique creative eye to such an iconic company and its passionate team, and look forward to sprinkling my light and magic everywhere.”
Cuny said: “I am super thrilled to bring my unique creative eye to such an iconic company and its passionate team, and look forward to sprinkling my light and magic everywhere.
“We are in a very special time where creating outstanding and innovative visual content is so vital in developing our young superstars and helping our established artists to remain at the forefront of our culture.”Music Business Worldwide