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THE WINNING FILMS OF TIME WARNER CABLE’S SHORT FILM CONTEST IN ASSOCIATION WITH IFC AVAILABLE SOON ON FREE ON DEMAND

Release Date: 01/21/2011

(New York, NY) – Time Warner Cable (NSYE: TWC) today announced that the four winning films of the Time Warner Cable Short Film Contest in association with IFC will be available On Demand at no additional cost to Digital customers beginning Monday, January 24. Customers will be able to watch the short films through the end of February on the Free Movies On Demand channel. The films are also available on Time Warner Cable’s YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/timewarnercable).

The winning films are:

  • “From Me to You” by Paola Cutri, Los Angeles, CA 
  • “Hoodtales” by Johnollie Nelson, North Hollywood, CA
  • “March Hare” by Allison Esker, Scotia, NY
  • “Planting Hope: Pearl Fryar’s Message of Giving” by Kimberly Townes, Los Angeles, CA

 

In addition to having their films featured On Demand, each of the winners received a 4-night getaway to the 2011 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. They will attend the Sundance Channel “Brick City” Party for their own bit of stardom, and have the chance to take photos with Hollywood industry stars and executives.  The prize winners also received $500 spending money, two tickets to a film screening at the festival, a video camera and a one-year subscription to Time Warner Cable Digital Cable and Road Runner high-speed internet services.

Customers can watch the films with their digital remote control by visiting the TWC Short Films category located on the Free Movies On Demand channel. For more information on Time Warner Cable content On Demand, please visit www.twondemand.com

Follow the winners on Twitter as they tweet updates during the festival:

  • Paola Cutri @PaolaCutri
  • Johnollie Nelson @JustJohnollie
  • Allison Esker @Itsanethos
  • Kimberly Townes @Starkitty7000

 

About Time Warner Cable

Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located in five geographic areas — New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, Southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas.  Time Warner Cable serves more than 14.7 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services.  Time Warner Cable Business Class offers a suite of phone, Internet, Ethernet and cable television services to businesses of all sizes. Time Warner Cable Media Sales, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions that are targeted and affordable.  More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.timewarnercable.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmediasales.com.

Contact: 

Nathalie Burgos
212-364-8545
nathalie.burgos@twcable.com

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