Musi-Video was a music video series which ran in Canada between 1980 and 1984, syndicated to community channels across Canada. It was a very early example of the format that later would be adopted by the creation of MTV and MuchMusic.

Musi-Video logo 1981
GenreMusic video series
Created byMarc Fontaine
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish and French
ProducerMarc Fontaine
Production locationsMontreal, Quebec
Running time60 Mins
Original networksyndicated
Original release1980 (1980) –
1984 (1984)
Related showsMuchMusic

It was the creation of Marc Fontaine, who was also behind the new wave pop group Nudimension. Produced in Montreal, it featured early 1980s music artists playing live in a studio and early music videos.[1]

In 2008 the Musi-Video brand was revived as a Music publishing label by Marc Fontaine.


Anne Marie Cyr- The Musi-video show 1982

Selected artistsEdit

The following artists have featured on Musi-Video at the beginning of their careers:


  1. ^ KALLMANN, HELMUT (1992). "The Impact of the 1980s". Encyclopedia of Music in Canada. University of Toronto Press. ISBN 978-0-8020-2881-5.