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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: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Do We Have to Change?
  • School name: School for Advanced Studies South
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: LGBT Rights for the Next Four Years
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: The American Dream
  • School name: Los Altos High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Water Importation in America
  • School name: Kankakee Valley High School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Climate Change Affect
  • School name: Eastern Middle School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: More Guns; More Violence
  • School name: Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Make America Healthy Again
  • School name: TERRA Environmental Research Institute
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The Wage Inequality
  • School name: East Lyme High School
  • School state: CT
  • Documentary title: Preserving Now for the Future
  • School name: John C. Haines
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: Equal Oppertunities
  • School name: Chasco middle school
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Immigration in the U.S
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Water Pollution
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Rainbow Rights
  • School name: Eastern Middle School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Life or Liberty: The Gun Control Debate
  • School name: Scripps Ranch High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Student Debt is a Real Threat
  • School name: Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: The Working Poor
  • School name: Las Vegas Academy
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Message To Congress
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Black Lives Matter
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Undocumented Health
  • School name: Orchard Hills
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Nuclear Power and Waste by: Andrew Tang and Nicholas Grulke
  • School name: Canterbury Middle School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: HealthCare and Poverty
  • School name: Alexander Dawson School
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: C-Span Poverty
  • School name: Affton High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Student Loan Debt
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Carbon
  • School name: Somerset Academy Silver Palms
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Ensuring the Progression of Vocational and Trade Schools
  • School name: Horseheads High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: The Anti-Police Sentiment in the United States
  • School name: Bay view
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Gun control
  • School name: orchard hills
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: police brutality
  • School name: Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Deteriorating
  • School name: Los Altos High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: A Modern Civil War