Miramax Exec Michael Lachance & Napa Chardonnay

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As a veteran exec in the animation divisions at Dreamworks and Sony, Michael Lachance has conceived and developed some of the most iconic animated movies of the past two decades—from helping concept Shrek 2 as his first project out of college to pitching Jeffrey Katzenberg the title and idea for Kung Fu Panda. In this episode, Michael helps the guys taste through three bottles of Napa Valley Chardonnay while discussing his approach to overseeing the new family & animation division of Miramax, how he generates his countless roster of movie ideas, and what it was like trying to keep up with Katzenberg’s epic executive schedule—including his legendary Sunday meetings at his house.

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