Contemporary Living Network Enters into Distribution Deal with Opera TV

October 22nd, 2014; Atlanta, GA; – Contemporary Living Network, Inc. (CLN) has entered into a distribution deal with Opera Software that will place the new lifestyle network on millions of Smart TV devices when it launches in early 2015.   A multi-channel network, CLN will be distributed through both digital and traditional media outlets.

Says Walter Biscardi, Jr., President and Executive Producer of CLN, “Contemporary Living Network is designed for today’s digital lifestyle – the viewer decides how, where and when to watch our programming. We’re not a destination network, we’re an ‘everywhere network’ delivering actionable information for our viewers wherever they are.  Partnering with Opera aligns perfectly with that concept.”

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“Ice Cream Nation” and “Fork U” start 4k UHD Production

October 19th, 2014; Atlanta, GA; Award winning Producer / Director Walter Biscardi, Jr. helmed the first week of 4k (UHD) production at Biscardi Creative Media (BCM) for the new Contemporary Living Network (CLN).   Shooting with a combination of the Panasonic Lumix GH4 and the Blackmagic Design 4k Production Camera, a total of 7 episodes were shot across both series over 4 days.

“It was both fun and a challenge to turn around a week of shooting in 6 locations for 7 episodes of 2 completely different series plus our very first production in the 4k (UHD) format,” notes Biscardi.  “All the research, planning and of course the many years of experience we have in broadcast and lifestyle production really paid off in a very smooth and fun production cycle.”

Ice Cream Nation Chef Keith Schroeder kicks off day one of “Ice Cream Nation.”

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