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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: The Walker School
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: What Should Be Done About the Number of Undocumented Immigrants in the USA?
  • School name: International School of the Americas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: School Violence C-SPAN
  • School name: Thomas A. Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Problems with immigration
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Racial Inequality
  • School name: Narragansett High School
  • School state: RI
  • Documentary title: Homelessness
  • School name: Ada Merritt
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Journey to a Better Life
  • School name: School For Advanced Studies- Kendall
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Hungry MInds
  • School name: Saint Ignatius College Prep
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Gun Violence
  • School name: Solomon Schechter day school of Bergen County
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: What can our new president do to reduce and mass shootings in the U.S.
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Foreign Affairs
  • School name: Mountain View High School
  • School state: ID
  • Documentary title: Life shall be Defended
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Immigration to the fullest
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: The GM Conference
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Putting a Price on Human Dignity
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Immigration Reform
  • School name: Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science
  • School state: MS
  • Documentary title: Zhong_Park_StudentCam 2017-Edu
  • School name: Tempe Academy of International Studies
  • School state: AZ
  • Documentary title: Transgender Awareness
  • School name: John Adams Middle School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Our Fat Future
  • School name: Orchard Hills
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: GMOs CSPAN Video
  • School name: Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Abortion
  • School name: kirkwood high school
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: What's Separating the Sexes?
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Throwing away our future
  • School name: Dixon High School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: 6 Minute Video
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: The Price Of A Crime
  • School name: Bergen County Academies
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: The Syrian Refugee Crisis
  • School name: Kirkwood Highschool
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: A Change In Fiscal Policy?
  • School name: Ada Merritt K-8 Center
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Money Talks
  • School name: Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: 34 C-Span Pesticides
  • School name: grant middle school
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Legalize Marijuana
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Nuclear Energy A Piece of the Puzzle