Chris Landry Maneng’s Also known as : Chrislan Treasure
June 9, 1989
Chrislan Maneng's (born 9 June 1989) is a Cameroonian serial entrepreneur, writer, TV producer, and branding & sales expert. He is the founder of C.MANENGS LTD, a marketing and sales agency, Nordic Digital Hub AB, Manengs Media & Investment (MMI Sarl), Cameroon Trading Group (CTG Sarl), and Scalelr AB. Maneng’s is also a foreign entrepreneurship, branding & sales lecturer.
Maneng's rose to popularity with the release of his controversial song entitled “Treasure”. Since then, he has had extensive experience in the entertainment industry - especially in the areas of talent recruiting, public relations, and sponsorship procurement. His other areas of expertise are centered on maximizing the impact of celebrity endorsements.
Maneng’s is often seen in the Hollywood film industry and is a proponent of African film production. Maneng's is the organizer of the Afrowood Film Festival, Europe's first black film festival. He was also a keynote speaker at the African Union's (AU) 50th anniversary Africa Day celebration in Copenhagen, Denmark, where he spoke about the ability of cinematography to strengthen Africa's economy.
Early life and education
Maneng's was born in Douala, Cameroon. His father was a refrigeration engineer and his mother a Physiotherapist. Maneng's belongs to the Banen ethnic group in the Littoral part of Cameroon and grew up with three sisters.
In 2011, Maneng’s acquired a Bachelor’s Degree in IT & Telecommunications from the University of Mulhouse, France. He then went to the International Telematic University where he pursued a Master’s in science with a specialization in Public Relations. After that, he did another master’s course in Marketing Management at the London School of Business and finance. In 2018, Maneng’s enrolled in UCAM University where he is currently a researcher and pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration.
- Teachers Trainer Certificate, 2014 Cambridge UK : TEOL Instructor
- Diploma in Conflict Resolution, 2016 International People's College
- Diploma in Film Production, 2016 New York Film Academy
Maneng's started his career in 2004, Maneng's released the critically acclaimed music song "Treasure," which was featured in the film A million Tears. Three years later, he founded Collywood, the "Cameroon Film Association," in collaboration with the Hollywood Film Industry, intending to develop and organize the film industry in Cameroon through exchange programs, technology and talent sharing, and film project funding, among other things. In the same year, he also co-founded The Daily Inquirer, an international news platform that covers segments from politics, world news, entertainment, health and beauty, travel, business, sports, and science.
In 2009 Maneng's released Treasure which is considered to be one of the best love songs of the years 2000s. A song that was featured before its release on the Nigerian Movie A million Tears. In the same year, he became a project coordinator at International Connect Academy where he worked for over two years. He then joined Elite Management as a Division Manager where he worked for over a year. In 2014, Maneng's became an Associate Partner at Booking.com and Company Credit Capital, where he served for a year and six months respectively.
In 2013 Maneng's co-founded and directed the 2013th “Afrowood Film Festival” - The First European Black Film Festival. In the same year, he also became a special adviser to the Ambassador of Burkina Fasso to Denmark and President of Africa Diplomats.
In 2014, Maneng’s also confounded Internet Love Advice, a global association of Love and Relationship coaches. In 2015 he founded yet another venture dedicated to the entertainment industry - Elite Entertainment is an entertainment and talent marketing agency. A year later Maneng’s founded Mans Records, an independent Record label, known for promoting independent artists. He also started a ``4 Weeks to fame” Boot camp Program that aims at helping Indie Artists get the support they need to launch their independent music career successfully.
In 2016 Maneng's Launched the Excited Project, a three-dimensional project that comprises the release of a fiction novel, the release of a musical album, and that of a feature film. This project was sponsored by one of Chrislan Maneng’s companies - Elite Entertainment. In 2017 Maneng’s was appointed as the CEO of Elite Films, a content production company based in Sweden. In 2018 Maneng's wrote, produced, co-directed & launched the acclaimed TV Series LIFE.
In 2021, he established in Wyoming USA, his personal branding consultancy agency that specializes in branding, marketing, communication, and sales. In the same year, he organized the Celebrity Uncovered Show, a one-week event with a group of major celebrities visiting an African country over a series of bookings, events, and activities. The group of celebrities for the first edition were Black Chyna, Dencia, Tekno, Nengi, and Bobrisky.
In the media
- "Chrislan Manengs". IMDb. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
- Staff, Fast Company (29 January 2014). "Most Creative People In Business 1000: The Complete List". Fast Company. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
- "advertising-branding/ad-day-state-farm". adweek. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
- Elliott, Stuart (8 February 2008). "A New Venture for Jay-Z, on Madison Avenue". The New York Times. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
- "cameroon-grand-cultural-symposium". afroscandic. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
- "atlantapost.com (FOR SALE)". www.atlantapost.com. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
- "afrowood-film-festival". mytrinitymagazine. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
- "Celebrating 20Years of African Union Outcome" (PDF). bolivia.um.dk. Retrieved 21 January 2022.