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Mutineer Magazine’s “Cognac Conversations” a Finalist for Tasty Awards


The Tasty Awards

Mutineer Magazine is thrilled to announce that we have been nominated as a finalist in the 3rd Annual Taste Awards in the category of “Best Branded Program” for Mutineer Magazine’s 4-part “Cognac Conversations” series produced in partnership with the Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac. The series stars Ben Morrison (MTV’s Punk’d), Daryl Wright (Showtime) and Mutineer’s Alan Kropf and was filmed on-location at the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club at Universal Studios.

Finalists for the Taste Awards are selected from all qualified nominees based on their level of excellence in the categories in which they have been nominated with six finalists being selected for each category. The Judges Panel for 2012 has approximately over 150 industry experts, gurus, peers, and media and they will be responsible for choosing the winner, which will be announced on January 12, 2012.

Best Branded Program Nominees:

1. Magnum Ice Cream Original Short Film Series by Karl Lagerfeld featuring Rachel Bilson
2. Lanvin Fall 2011 Campaign Movie
3. Cooking.com
4. Cuisinart
5. Kraft Cooking School
6. Mutineer Magazine’s Cognac Conversations

Mutineer Magazine’s Cognac Conversations Credits

Executive Producer: Evelyne Resnick
Producers: Alan Kropf, Jeff Dorenbush, Brian Kropf & Ian Andreae
Associate Producers: Julie Hadjinian, Chris D’Amico & Erin Jimcosky
Created by: Alan Kropf and Ben Morrison
Starring: Ben Morrison, Daryl Wright & Alan Kropf
Cinematography: Ian Andreae & Alan Kropf
Editing: Alan Kropf & Ian Andreae
Sound: Alan Kropf
Lighting: Ian Andreae
Intro Theme Music: Hunter Lea
Production Consultant: Ignacio Delgadillo
Title Sequence: Ian Andreae
Location: Jon Lovitz Comedy Club at Universal Citywalk at Universal Studios

Special Thanks to the Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac for giving Mutineer the opportunity to help tell Cognac’s story and to everyone that helped us bring this project to life.


  1. Janine Westby | Wednesday, November 2, 2011


  2. Julie | Wednesday, November 2, 2011

    Viva la MUTINY!!!!! Congratulations to the MUTINEERS!!

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