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The Magical Mystery of Musigny

John tells of his enthusiasm for wine, especially for a particular Pinot Noir, and his attempts to convince his wife of the power of wine.

  • Emmett Goodman
  • John Meyer
  • John Meyer
  • John Meyer
  • John Meyer
    Key Cast
  • Emmett Goodman
  • Jose-Lorenzo Maldonado
  • Pilar Newton-Katz
  • Dilan Chrysafides
  • Emmett Goodman
    Lead Animator
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short, Other
  • Genres:
    Animation, Wine, Food, Cartoon, Short
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 1 second
  • Completion Date:
    June 16, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Flash Animation
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Los Angeles Animation Festival
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    December 8, 2018
    Los Angeles
    Best Story
  • Woodstock Film Festival
    Woodstock, NY
    United States
    October 5, 2018
    Official Selection
  • Crystal Palace International Film Festival
    United Kingdom
    November 9, 2017
    European Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Devour! The Food Film Festival
    Halifax, Nova-Scotia
    October 28, 2017
    Canadian Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Coney Island Film Festival
    Brooklyn, New York
    United States
    September 9, 2017
    World Premiere
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Emmett Goodman, John Meyer

Beginning as a songwriter, JOHN MEYER wrote special comedy material for LILY TOMLIN, MADELINE KAHN and JOAN RIVERS
and can even list JUDY GARLAND as one of his interpreters. She performed his number "I’d Like to Hate Myself in the Morning" on the Tonight Show (1968). From this base, JOHN expanded his skills to Memoirs (Heartbreaker, 1983, Doubleday), musicals (The Betrayal of Nora Blake, Jermyn Street Theatre, London, 1998), film (Not for Publication, 1984) and TV (The Amazing Stories episode, Gershwin’s Trunk, 1986, produced by Steven Spielberg).
The Magical Mystery of Musigny marks his first experience as Writer/Director of an animated film. He is delighted to partner with animator Emmett Goodman in recounting his revelatory experience with this sublime example of Pinto Noir. Thank you.

EMMETT GOODMAN is an animation artist, and has been involved with a number of animation projects, both commercial and independent. Since graduating from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, Emmett has directed music videos, web series episodes (The Coddett Project), as well as his own short films. Emmett has also been involved with properties for Comedy Central, HBO, and Speakaboos. Emmett has also written several online articles on animation for ASIFA-East, as well a short film on Asperger Syndrome (A Life With Aspergers, dir. Jaime Ekkens 2013). He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

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