Larry Carpenter | September 13, 2006

Larry CarpenterAbout:
Larry can be seen in The Patriot, but is better known for his work on the business side of production and distribution. He was the President of Ingram Christian Resources, President and CEO of Spring Arbor and founded Faith Works, who basically helps get products to stores that carry christian books and materials. In 2006 Larry sold Faith Works to STL, though he remained with the organization.

In May of 2007, Larry left STL to become Vice President of Marketing for Thomas Nelson Publishers. Charged with marketing for the Non-Fiction Trade Books division. Thomas Nelson is the largest Christian publisher and the sixth largest publisher in the US. Read more

Artist Insider 16:4 – Sherry Paige – Muse | August 28, 2006

Insider: Sherry Paige

Theater is at the heart of this segment.
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  • What are some of your current endeavors?
  • What is “the book” in theater?
  • How do you keep motivated to the end of a project?

Tomorrow will be the last free segment with Sherry where she will talk about some of her recent experiences and endeavors.

Running time: 11 minutes 52 seconds

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Artist Insider 16:2 – Sherry Paige – That | August 25, 2006

Insider: Sherry Paige

This segment has two parts, the first is about the Nashville Number System and determining prices for work, the second is about the process of self discovery.

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  • What is the Nashville Number System?
  • Has it caught on for other places?
  • What is the compensation like for background singers?
  • What was the next step after session work?

Tomorrow another free segment will be released with the topic shifing to voice over work and dubbing.

Running time: 12 minutes 06 seconds

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Artist Insider 16:1 – Sherry Paige – Double Major | August 24, 2006

Insider: Sherry Paige

The Insider of this week is Sherry Paige who succeeded in many different areas from those we have already featured. This segment covers some early development then quickly moves into the world of music television, before there was MTV.

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  • Did you go to College in Middle Tennessee?
  • What did you major in?
  • Have you always enjoyed the arts?
  • You were writing scripts?
  • What was your early music training?
  • What were you involved with in College?
  • You were an art missionary to the sorority?
  • What is a sound-alike?
  • How did you make those connections?
  • How were you paid for sound alikes?
  • What did those sessions lead to?
  • What television work did you do?

Tomorrow the Nashville Number System, background singing, and session work.

Running time: 11 minutes 26 seconds

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Sherry Paige | August 24, 2006

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Sherry started out creating art early on with writing and music. She graduated from Vanderbilt with a double major in Political Science and Theater & Music. She has had success doing sound-alikes, vocal work on TV, background singer, writer for both theater and television.

Artist Insider 14:5 – Jeremy Cowart – Backup | August 1, 2006

Insider: Jeremy Cowart

Yesterday was focused on the reason for the Africa trip, today is focused on the logistics of major international trips and some closing thoughts.

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  • Did you know you would be doing a book while on the trip?
  • Logistically, how did it work to travel and take about 5,000 images?
  • How much hard drive did you take up?
  • Any advice for anyone who wants to be a traveling photographer?
  • Do you carry a lot of insurance on your equipment?
  • Did you rely on battery power?
  • What is your favorite thing about the project?
  • Who do the proceeds from the sell of Hope in the Dark go to?
  • Who do you look to for inspiration?
  • Do you take classes or lessons?
  • Where do you expect to be in the future?

Tomorrow we sit down with an expert in getting songs on the radio.

Running time: 11 minutes 33 seconds

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Artist Insider 14:4 – Jeremy Cowart – Hope in the Dark | July 31, 2006

Insider: Jeremy Cowart

This is a very special segment to both Jeremy and us at Artist Insider. There is a very important story told in this segment, so we let it run. We encourage you to learn more about the issues facing the people in Africa.

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  • What is Jeremy Cowart passionate about?
  • How did your passion for Africa develop?
  • Did you visit any refugee camps?
  • Who should people contact to get involved or go there?
  • When and where do the images for the book come from?

Make sure you check out Hope in the Dark. Tomorrow Jeremy will tell of the logistical side of being a traveling photographer. One more note, Hope in the Dark is not to line Jeremy’s pocket, rather it is to help several non-profits who are dedicated to helping the people of Africa.

Running time: 15 minutes 25 seconds

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Artist Insider 14:3 – Jeremy Cowart – Four Guys | July 28, 2006

Insider: Jeremy Cowart

It is odd when you wake up expecting to see a post you had prepped the previous night and it is not here. Well, this segment is all about photography & Flickr.

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  • What is the range of a photo shoot cost?
  • People are paid to shoot at a location?
  • What is your draw to different textures?
  • Who owns the pictures?
  • What is Flickr?
  • How many years have you done Flickr or how many photos have you added?
  • Is Flickr creating a standard?
  • Are you worried about people using your stuff on Flickr?

After this weekend we will have a very special segment with Jeremy.

Running time: 11 minutes 47 seconds

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Artist Insider 14:2 – Jeremy Cowart – Camera Phone | July 27, 2006

Insider: Jeremy Cowart

Today the discussion in about Jeremy’s time at Pixelgraser and early in his Photography career.

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  • How did you charge your clients?
  • Did you have a written agreement with your clients?
  • After pixelgraser, what was next? What were the steps?
  • Are you all digital camera now?
  • What type of camera do you use now?
  • How do you prep for a shoot?

Tomorrow is mostly about photography.

Running time: 10 minutes 44 seconds

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Artist Insider 14:1 – Jeremy Cowart – Punched | July 26, 2006

Insider: Jeremy Cowart

Jeremy is mostly known for the great pictures he captures of bands, within the music industry. Today we begin with how be first expressed creative talents and his progression to being a web designer.

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  • Where are you from & how did you get started?
  • What drew you into the art world?
  • Are you musically inclined?
  • What was your mindset early on, career wise?
  • How is the inspiration for creation different with different medians of art?
  • Self motivation in important?
  • What were the steps to moving from corporate to your own company?
  • What did you learn when you started your company? Did you have a mentor?
  • Where did you find clients?

Tomorrow we hear about the transition to photography and lessons learned.

Running time: 10 minutes 57 seconds

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