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Welcome to C-SPAN's 2016 StudentCam Competition!

C-SPAN's 2016 StudentCam Competition

Upload Your StudentCam Entry Form and Documentary

Click here, or on the "Submit" button above, to complete the Entry Form for yourself, any teammates, and your teacher advisor (if applicable).


You will be prompted to create a Username and Password when you fill out your Entry Form. Choose a unique username (you may use your email address), and choose a password that you will remember. You can log-in with this information at any time to view your uploaded documentary.


If you have questions about the competition or your submission, please email us at educate@c-span.org.


2016 Theme

“ROAD TO THE WHITE HOUSE”
What’s the issue YOU most want candidates to discuss during the 2016 presidential campaign?



Accepted Video Formats and Codecs

Video formats officially supported.
MP4, M4V (Video codecs:H.264 - Audio Codec:AAC)
AVI (Video codecs:Xvid, DivX - Audio Codec:MP3)
FLV (Video codecs:H.264,VP6 - Audio Codec:AAC,ADPCM)
MOV (Video codecs:H.264 - Audio Codec:AAC, MP3)
WMV, WMV9 (Video codecs:VC-1, WMV9 - Audio Codec:WMA**)
MPG, MPEG, M2V (Video codecs:MPEG-1, MPEG-2 - Audio Codec:MP2, MP3)
MKV (Video codecs: H.264 - Audio Codec:WAV-PCM, MP3, AAC)

We do not support most extensions to the QuickTime MOV format, such as multiple video streams, image streams, or other interactive content.
**We currently do not support the WMA Professional or Lossless formats.


Requirements


Upload your StudentCam documentary using the form below. Use the "Choose File" button to select your completed documentary video file located on your computer. Your documentary will begin to upload once you have selected it, agreed to the terms, and clicked “Submit”.


Please be patient as your documentary will likely take some time to complete the uploading process (times will vary depending on the size of your file and your internet connection speed, but please allow up to 10 minutes per 100mb). A confirmation screen will appear when your documentary has successfully uploaded.


All eligible entries must be submitted by midnight Pacific Standard Time at the end of the day on Wednesday, January 20th, 2016.


Accepted Video Formats and Codecs

Files as large as 2GB will successfully upload but the larger the file is, the longer the upload time will be.

Video formats officially supported.

  • MP4, M4V (Video codecs:H.264 - Audio Codec:AAC)
  • AVI (Video codecs:Xvid, DivX - Audio Codec:MP3)
  • FLV (Video codecs:H.264,VP6 - Audio Codec:AAC,ADPCM)
  • MOV* (Video codecs:H.264 - Audio Codec:AAC, MP3)
  • WMV, WMV9 (Video codecs:VC-1, WMV9 - Audio Codec:WMA**)
  • MPG, MPEG, M2V (Video codecs:MPEG-1, MPEG-2 - Audio Codec:MP2, MP3)
  • MKV (Video codecs: H.264 - Audio Codec:WAV-PCM, MP3, AAC)


*We do not support most extensions to the QuickTime MOV format, such as multiple video streams, image streams, or other interactive content.

**We currently do not support the WMA Professional or Lossless formats.


If you are unable to upload your documentary or having difficulty with the submission process, please email us at:
educate@c-span.org

Submission Period

Entry submission starts at 12:00 AM Nov 01, 2015 and ends at 03:00 AM Jan 21, 2016.

Voting Period

Voting starts at 12:00 AM Jan 20, 2016 and ends at 12:01 AM Jan 20, 2016.


Submitted Videos

  • First name: Brianna
  • Last name: Roberts
  • Grade: 7
  • School name: Seven Springs Middle School
  • Documentary title: Our Anemic Economy's Achilles Heel
  • Documentary topic: Income Inequality
  • First name: Gabby
  • Last name: Pearson
  • Grade: 12
  • School name: Estancia High School
  • Documentary title: Gun Control
  • Documentary topic: Gun control with regards to mental illness
  • First name: Prea
  • Last name: Khan
  • Grade: 12
  • School name: Townsend Harris High School
  • Documentary title: The Future of Planned Parenthood Starts Now
  • Documentary topic: The continuation and permanence of Planned Parenthood funding by the federal government .
  • First name: Avery
  • Last name: Blackman
  • Grade: 7
  • School name: Thomas A Edison Middle School
  • Documentary title: The Right To Die
  • Documentary topic: Euthanasia
  • First name: Ally
  • Last name: Krotov
  • Grade: 8
  • School name: Canterbury Middle School
  • Documentary title: Ally and Marina HT
  • Documentary topic: Human Trafficking
  • First name: Luke
  • Last name: Patrie
  • Grade: 11
  • School name: Gifft Hill School
  • Documentary title: NSA Reform
  • Documentary topic: Big Brothers to big
  • First name: madeline
  • Last name: rose
  • Grade: 8
  • School name: David Starr Jordan Middle School
  • Documentary title: California Housing Crisis
  • Documentary topic: California Housing Crisis
  • First name: Lorraine
  • Last name: Sandoval
  • Grade: 8
  • School name: American Canyon Middle School
  • Documentary title: C SPAN
  • Documentary topic: Gun Control/Gun Violence
  • First name: Kent
  • Last name: Roeung
  • Grade: 7
  • School name: Orchard Hills School
  • Documentary title: Terrorism in the United States
  • Documentary topic: Terrorism
  • First name: Grace
  • Last name: Williams
  • Grade: 7
  • School name: Greenhill School
  • Documentary title: The Deep Stuff: Gun Control
  • Documentary topic: Gun Control
  • First name: Sara
  • Last name: Hoover
  • Grade: 12
  • School name: El Dorado High School
  • Documentary title: The Unspoken Scholars
  • Documentary topic: Educational and Social Opportunities for those with Mental or Physical Disabilities
  • First name: MacKenzie
  • Last name: Lape
  • Grade: 12
  • School name: Lebanon High School
  • Documentary title: Picture This
  • Documentary topic: Reproductive Rights
  • First name: Hannah
  • Last name: Wehrmeister
  • Grade: 10
  • School name: Hammond High School
  • Documentary title: Where: Homelessness and Affordable Housing
  • Documentary topic: Homelessness and Affordable Housing
  • First name: Elizabeth
  • Last name: Walter
  • Grade: 7
  • School name: Whittier Middle School
  • Documentary title: Student Debt
  • Documentary topic: Student Loan Debt
  • First name: Elizabeth
  • Last name: Verdugo
  • Grade: 8
  • School name: East Middle School
  • Documentary title: Bullying Prevention
  • Documentary topic: Bullying and its Affects
  • First name: Jeremiah
  • Last name: Johnson
  • Grade: 7
  • School name: Huffman Middle
  • Documentary title: "Making a Better Union"
  • Documentary topic: Hilary Clinton
  • First name: Emanuelle
  • Last name: Weiss
  • Grade: 7
  • School name: Old Turnpike Middle School
  • Documentary title: Giving Them the Rights to be Healthy
  • Documentary topic: Homeless Healthcare
  • First name: Gagandeep
  • Last name: Brar
  • Grade: 8
  • School name: American Canyon Middle School
  • Documentary title: Cyber Security
  • Documentary topic: Cyber Security
  • First name: Luke
  • Last name: Benson
  • Grade: 8
  • School name: Richmond School
  • Documentary title: C-Span NSA
  • Documentary topic: NSA Spying program
  • First name: Daren
  • Last name: Druhl
  • Grade: 12
  • School name: Mandarin High School
  • Documentary title: The Immigration and Refugee Crisis
  • Documentary topic: The Immigration and Refugee Crisis
  • First name: Micah
  • Last name: Kornblum
  • Grade: 8
  • School name: The Davis Academy
  • Documentary title: Immigration in the United States
  • Documentary topic: Immigration
  • First name: Jodie
  • Last name: Fortin
  • Grade: 8
  • School name: American Canyon Middle School
  • Documentary title: Breast Cancer Treatment Cost
  • Documentary topic: Health and Medical
  • First name: Jake
  • Last name: Rowe
  • Grade: 9
  • School name: Tamanend Middle School
  • Documentary title: Illegal Immigration: Trouble Across the Border
  • Documentary topic: Illegal Immigration
  • First name: Alyrica
  • Last name: Henderson
  • Grade: 7
  • School name: Huffman Middle School
  • Documentary title: "Reputation of Democratic"
  • Documentary topic: Hilary Clinton
  • First name: Anna Blair
  • Last name: Human
  • Grade: 12
  • School name: Midlothian High School
  • Documentary title: Race Relations Moving Forward
  • Documentary topic: race relations
  • First name: Hannah
  • Last name: Rutkowski
  • Grade: 12
  • School name: Milan High School
  • Documentary title: Should Medical Marijuana Be Legal?
  • Documentary topic: Medical Marijuana
  • First name: Alexis
  • Last name: Spencer
  • Grade: 11
  • School name: TERRA Environmental Research Institute
  • Documentary title: Education: A Reflection of Grades or Money?
  • Documentary topic: A lack of funding to public schools
  • First name: Morgan
  • Last name: Martin
  • Grade: 8
  • School name: Chariho Middle School
  • Documentary title: Gun Laws
  • Documentary topic: Gun rights and gun control.
  • First name: Kazmiera
  • Last name: Hammond
  • Grade: 8
  • School name: Eastern Middle School
  • Documentary title: What it Means to Be Free: The Syrian Refugee Crisis
  • Documentary topic: The Syrian Refugee Crisis
  • First name: Cassidy
  • Last name: Wolverton
  • Grade: 8
  • School name: Richmond School
  • Documentary title: Overfishing and other problems
  • Documentary topic: The ocean