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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: Make America Safe Again
  • School name: Franklin High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Your Crisis, Our College Debt
  • School name: Slinger High School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Time to End Violence
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: A Corrupt Congress
  • School name: Ada Merritt
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Why are Immigrants blamed for U.S. Problems?
  • School name: corbett prep
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should Police be required to wear body cameras?
  • School name: Bedford Academy High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: The Cost of Knowledge
  • School name: Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: defuNding planned parenthOod
  • School name: Eastern Middle School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: A Global Warming on Global Warming
  • School name: Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Cancer: The Fight for what's Right
  • School name: Salina Central High School
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: Gun Control
  • School name: Correia Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Trade
  • School name: Norwell high school
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Americas debt
  • School name: Bergen County Academies
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: The Syrian Refugee Crisis
  • School name: Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: National Debt: Left for the Next Generation
  • School name: Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: What is the President or Congress going to do to help Guatemala with gang-related violence to reduce immigration issues in the US? Melissa Ruiz Gudiel Estrada's C-SPAN Video
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: The Wetlands
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: C-Span Bank Regulations
  • School name: Bronx Center For Science and Mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Mission Abort
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Farming and Obesity
  • School name: St. Catherine of Sienna
  • School state: WA
  • Documentary title: C-Span Documentary 2016-2017 Global Warming
  • School name: Imagine International Academy of North Texas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Securing the U.S Power Grid
  • School name: Horseheads High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: The Most Urgent Issue
  • School name: Holy Name of Jesus
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Racial Injustice in America
  • School name: The Walker School
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: The Healthcare system is broken
  • School name: Ada Merritt K-8 Center
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Cost Increase
  • School name: Harrington Park School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Is There a Future for Common Core?
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Segregation In the American School System
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Fricking-Fracking Tolerance
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Under The Line Poverty in America