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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: Horseheads High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Gorvernment Surveillance: How Much is too Much?
  • School name: SCAPA
  • School state: KY
  • Documentary title: Gun Violence
  • School name: Holy Ghost Prep
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Guns: Threat or Inalienable Right?
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Isis/Terroism
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Greenhouse Gases and Their Effect on the Ocean
  • School name: Kirkwood Highschool
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Pills to Pay the Bills
  • School name: Warrensburg Middle School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Stars Behind Bars?
  • School name: Orchard Hills
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Climate Change By: Mirue Kang
  • School name: St. Ignatius College Preparatory
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Bill of Whites: The Story of Income Inequality in the United States
  • School name: Mountain View High School
  • School state: ID
  • Documentary title: CSPAN - Guns
  • School name: American Canyon Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Poverty in America
  • School name: Piedmont Lakes Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Help Stop Poverty
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should We Support Nuclear Energy?
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Renewable Energy
  • School name: Las Vegas Academy
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Homelessness
  • School name: Summit School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: Terrorism in America
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Better alternatives to natural resources.
  • School name: Norwell high school
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Gun Control
  • School name: Sulphur High School
  • School state: LA
  • Documentary title: Oil Be Darned!
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: A World Ruled By Weponry By: Paulo Deleon, Joee Gantan, Jakob Smith
  • School name: governor john r rogers high school
  • School state: WA
  • Documentary title: Cspan student cam video
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Do you Support the Death Penalty
  • School name: Pompano Beach High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The Voting Process and the Electoral College
  • School name: Holy Name Catholic School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: ISIS and WAR in Syria
  • School name: John Adams Middle School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: All Types of Pollution
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Gun Control in the United States
  • School name: International School of the Americas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Rehabilitation of Old and Abandoned Buildings
  • School name: Solomon Schechter
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Am I Next?
  • School name: Tamanend Middle School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: The Weight of the National Debt
  • School name: South Forsyth Middle School
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: Stand Up for Immigration