Converting NTSC HD to PAL HD

We’re based in the U.S. so naturally the majority of our work is produced and finished in the NTSC standard. But sometimes we get requests to finish and even produce projects in the PAL standard for European distribution. There are several ways to do this, with software or hardware.

BCM_Construction_Day 13: We have pipes!

With the holiday weekend, there wasn’t a whole lot going on last week with the site and the contractor was also waiting on the storm drains and manholes to show up.  We swung by the site today and sure enough, there were manholes and pipes! Site looks pretty much the same as when Molly came …

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BCM Construction_Day 4_Molly Visits!

I actually got a call today asking where the “Day 3″ update was!  Nothing happened yesterday, so there was no update.   I’ll update the blog as things move along.  Today I had a really great chat with our contractor, Joe McCabe, about the layout of the lot and how things are going to come together. …

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BCM Construction Day 1: 6_24_2010

Well today was a milestone for Biscardi Creative Media.  A bulldozer started moving some dirt around to clear the property borders for silt fencing.  We are so excited to see our dream actually start to become a reality!!!  You have to start somewhere with a new building and that usually means pushing a little dirt. …

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iPhone 4 arrives a day early!

So I got an email from Apple yesterday telling me that my iPhone 4 would arrive June 23, one day earlier than expected.  Checking my FedEx tracking it still said June 24 so I really didn’t believe it. But lo and behold, the FedEx truck left a nice package with my wife today that I …

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Land is purchased for new facility!

UPDATED AUGUST 19, 2010 We are now officially commercial land owners of almost 2 acres of land to build our new facility!   The closing went smoothly this past Friday and we expect to start construction one week from Monday.  It’s been about a 2 year journey from the time we first thought about moving …

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Doubletree Cookie Day!

We’ve missed out on a few weeks, but the girls got busy in the kitchen again today.  For those of you have been following along, Adrienne has a book with “Top Secret” recipes from restaurants and retail companies.  Today they pulled out a recipe for the Doubletree Inn chocolate chip cookies.    You know those wonderful …

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Apple iPad, the luster wanes with no Flash.

Note: part of this entry appeared previously as a blog on the creativecow.net website.  Let’s just say my opinions have been changed….. Why did I purchase this? I took delivery of the 16GB Wi-Fi Apple iPad in April.  No, I did not wait in line, I took the leisurely deliver it to my front door method.  I …

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