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Make a Short Film, Upload it to YouTube, and Get Tickets to the 2011 Sundance Film Festival

They may not be able to get your film shown at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, but Time Warner Cable and IFC are giving the winner of its short film contest a four-night trip for two to the festival.

You just have to create a 2- to 5-minute film, upload it to Time Warner's YouTube channel by October 31 and survive two rounds of judging.

More contest and Sundance details after the jump ...

The first judgment's made by a panel including horror film director Ti West, indie filmmaker Joe Swanberg, IFC and Sundance Channel President Evan Shapiro and IFC News host Matt Singer.

They'll chose 25 films that will move on to a public vote, and the winner of the public vote takes all -- and a guest to the film fest to rub elbows with a ton of other established and emerging camera geeks.

Sundance 2011 is set to take place from January 20 to 30 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The 200 films shown at the festival won't be selected until early December (the event selects from more than 9,000 submissions) and the festival usually brings close to 50,000 attendees.

For official contest rules regulations, visit Time Warner's YouTube channel and for official Festival details, visit the 2011 Sundance Film Festival website.