2015 Inauguration: Live Television

2015 Inauguration: Live Television

TWAPictures had the honor of producing Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s inauguration for live broadcast on the state’s six PBS affiliates on January 17. This was our second time around with Gov. Haslam; we produced his first inaugural in 2011, as well. We first met the Governor in 2010, when he was a candidate. I was the only […]

Santa's Tips for Space Buffs

Santa’s Tips for Space Buffs

It was an exciting day on December 5th when NASA launched the new Orion spacecraft on its first unmanned test mission. Orion is designed for deep space missions.  Its destination is to be determined, but today was our first step into the future! If you have a space buff on your holiday shopping list, I […]

TWAPictures Nominated for Emmy!

TWAPictures Nominated for Emmy!

BIG NEWS!  The Space Shuttle: Flying for Me received an Emmy nomination on November 20th!  This is the regional Emmys so don’t expect to see me in Hollywood next spring.  But we’re honored nonetheless since we are one of 70 programs nominated out of 800 submissions.  Flying for Me is one of 5 films under […]

Chip Esten performs for Lipscomb On A New Stage

Lipscomb On A New Stage

On November 6th, Lipscomb University shared it’s vision of the next few years with the community at the Ryman Auditorium.  The evening featured a number of presentations, including Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell, and U.S. Senator Bob Corker, as special guests.  Dr. Randy Lowry concluded the event with his remarks about […]

Nashville Arts & Entertainment Magazine

Nashville Arts & Entertainment Magazine

So what do I do in between productions? Fortunately, I get to write for some very nice publications, including the annual talent/entertainment guide to Music City, Nashville Arts & Entertainment.  The 2014-15 edition (on news stands now) features two articles I wrote – one about the next generation of country artists presently making waves including […]