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Welcome to C-SPAN's 2017 StudentCam Competition!

C-SPAN's 2017 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). For groups of two or three participants, please note that the first person listed on Entry Form will become the default team leader and will be the primary point of contact that we reach out to should your documentary win a prize.


You will be prompted to create a Username and Password when you fill out your Entry Form. Choose a unique username (we suggest that 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.


2017 Theme

“YOUR MESSAGE TO WASHINGTON”
What is the most urgent issue for the new president and Congress to address in 2017?



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 do not use special characters (like :?!@#$%^&*) in your title as they can cause issues when you upload your documentary


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 and you will receive an email with a link to view your video.


All eligible entries must be submitted by midnight Pacific Standard Time at the end of the day on Friday, January 20th, 2017.


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.


Please do not use special characters (like :?!@#$%^&*) in your title as they can cause issues when you upload your documentary.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 PM Nov 01, 2016 and ends at 07:30 PM Jan 30, 2017.

Voting Period

Voting starts at 05:00 AM Jan 20, 2017 and ends at 05:01 AM Jan 20, 2017.


Submitted Videos

  • School name: Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: C-span issue - Gabriel and Max
  • School name: Cinco Ranch High School
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: The Future Of Healthcare
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: C-Span Luke R. Max Z. Luke W.
  • School name: Townsend Harris High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: diSTRESSED students
  • School name: Grove City Area High School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Foriegn Affairs: A Student's Perspective
  • School name: Al-Huda School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Wage Gap
  • School name: Orchard Hills Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Native Americans Today
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Jobless America
  • School name: Orchard Hills
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Is space travel worth it
  • School name: Mill Middle School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Never Forget Anti-Semitism
  • School name: Clearview Regional High School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Veteran's Care
  • School name: Canterbury Middle School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Gun Rights in America
  • School name: Poolesville High School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: The Drug Problem
  • School name: Horseheads High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: The Forgotten Demographic
  • School name: Spanish Springs High School
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Washoe County School District Overcrowding
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Wage Gap
  • School name: Riverfield Country Day school
  • School state: OK
  • Documentary title: america's opiates epidemic
  • School name: Eisenhower Middle School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: The Race Issue in America Today
  • School name: Bedford Academy High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: The Bottom of the Barrel
  • School name: Elysian Charter School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Concussions in Youth Football
  • School name: Spanish Springs High School
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Bark Beetles in The West
  • School name: SCAPA Bluegrass
  • School state: KY
  • Documentary title: Stopping Heroin in America
  • School name: Shawnee Mission West High School
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: Gun Control
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Education Affordability
  • School name: El Dorado High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: StudentCam 2017: Homelessness in America
  • School name: Broken Arrow High School
  • School state: OK
  • Documentary title: Dear Mr. President...
  • School name: slinger highschool
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Dear Washington, is it war or peace?
  • School name: Farmwell Station Middle School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Veterans Rights
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Unifying A Divided Nation
  • School name: Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: KNN Special Edition: Illegal Immigration