Time Warner Cable is partnering with actor and producer Adrian Grenier on the upcoming documentary “52: The Search for the Loneliest Whale in the World” and is calling on passionate filmmakers to share their inspiration as part of Time Warner Cable’s Indie Film Month.
Beginning today, entrants can post a 15-second video on Instagram stating how they can make a difference and connect to the world through the art of film using the hashtag #TWCIndieContest. * All participants will then be asked to fill out an entry form through comment on their post.
One Grand-Prize winner will travel to New York City for five days and four nights to help assist notable documentary filmmaker, Josh Zeman, prepare for an expedition on the open seas. The winner’s name will be included in the credits of the film and he/she will receive a $2,000 gift card to use on film equipment. In addition, one First-Prize winner will receive an all-expense paid trip for two to an upcoming film festival. The judging criteria for the winning submission will be based on the entrant’s questionnaire, creativity and how well their video answers the prompt.
In order to enter, participants must be Time Warner Cable customers and submit their entry by August 31 st. For contest details, please visit www.twcondemand.com/indiefilmmonth and follow @timewarnercable and @52thesearch on Instagram.“52: The Search for the Loneliest Whale in the World” is a feature length documentary that will take audiences on a journey to search for the forgotten “52 Hertz Whale.” Calling out at 52 Hz, a frequency unrecognized by other whales, this mysterious creature is believed to have lived its life in solitude. The contest is part of Time Warner Cable’s Indie Film Month, which celebrates the unique voices of independent filmmakers by featuring a new title every day during the month of August. All 31 films are available On Demand. Please visit www.twcondemand.com/indiefilmmonth for avail dates, trailers and exclusive content and more. * The Time Warner Cable Independent Film Month Contest is open only to legal U.S. residents who, as of 8/6/14, have a web-enabled mobile device and reside in a serviceable area of Time Warner Cable in the following states/areas: AL, AZ, CA, CO (only in Gunnison), GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, ME, MA, MI, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WV, or WI, who are at least 18 years of age or older at time of entry. The Starts 9:00 am ET 8/7/14 & ends 11:59 pm ET 8/27/14. For the official rules and complete details, visit twcindiecontest.dja.com. Sponsored by Time Warner Cable Enterprises LLC. About Time Warner Cable Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC) is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting 15 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video and voice services to businesses of all sizes, cell tower backhaul services to wireless carriers and enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications and services. Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.twc.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmedia.com. About Adrian Grenier: Adrian Grenier recently wrapped production on the Warner Bros feature film adaptation of the series the HBO series Entourage, other acting credits include; "The Devil Wears Prada", "Sex, Death & Bowling" "Cecil B Demented" and "Goodbye World." Founder of Reckless Productions, Grenier has also produced and directed such documentaries as "Shot in the Dark," "Teenage Paparazzo" and "How to Make Money Selling Drugs". Beyond his career as an actor and filmmaker, in 2009 Grenier co-founded SHFT.com, a content creation/curation hub promoting sustainable green living through film, design, art and food. Its real-world projects include the SHFT Mobile Kitchen Classroom, which provides New York City high school students opportunities to engage in experiential lessons around food, health and sustainability About Joshua Zeman Joshua Zeman has been creating independent films for over 10 years. His critically acclaimed horror documentary Cropsey, a critic’s pick with The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Roger Ebert, was called “one of the year’s best documentaries” and “one of the scariest films of the year” in 2011. Zeman is also the writer and director of Killer Legends, a horror documentary based upon Cropsey that examines the true crimes that have inspired our scariest urban legends. Produced in association with the CHILLER Network, the film was the #1 downloaded horror film and documentary on iTunes in June of 2014. Zeman also recently directed the short, The Best Man for The Job, starring David Call (Two Gates of Sleep, Tiny Furniture). As a writer his first screenplay, Fresh Kills, was optioned by Fine Line and Forensic Films. Most recently, Zeman received a 2012 MacDowell Colony Fellowship, and the 2013 San Francisco Film Society Screenwriting/Djerassi Residency Award for his screenplay, Collider.