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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: Homeschool
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Energy. How to keep America and our future bright
  • School name: Oakville Middle School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Fixing Immigration: Borderline Vital
  • School name: Plymouth High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Tuition Dollars
  • School name: Al-Huda School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: A War of Keyboards
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should we have Equal Pay for women
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should everybody purchasing a firearm be required to pass a criminal and public safety check?
  • School name: Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: USA Unemployment
  • School name: Osceola Fundamental High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Cost of Medical treatment and prescription drugs
  • School name: Trumann High School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: Marijuana
  • School name: School for Advanced Studies South
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Police Brutality
  • School name: Manhattan International High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Gun Violence
  • School name: Bergen County Academies
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Racial Inequality in Education
  • School name: Richmond Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Domestic Terrorism
  • School name: Leonard Herman Intermediate
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: A Change Against Climate Change
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Fix Schools Today
  • School name: Farmwell Station Middle School
  • School state: WV
  • Documentary title: The Significance of Energy
  • School name: Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Terrorism
  • School name: Salina Central Highschool
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: CSPAN Ocean Pollution
  • School name: Nazareth Area High School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: The War Between Parties
  • School name: Urbana High School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Swimming in Cold Water
  • School name: Cab Calloway School of the Arts
  • School state: DE
  • Documentary title: A Glimpse Into Modern Day Slavery
  • School name: St. Ignatius College Preparatory
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Incarceration Epidemic
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: A Fight for the Future
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Water Pollution
  • School name: AW Dreyfoos School of the Arts
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The Problem with Pollution
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Obesity: The BIG Problem in America
  • School name: Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: What if it was you?
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Voting Wrongs
  • School name: Broken Arrow High School
  • School state: OK
  • Documentary title: Dear Mr. President...
  • School name: Alexander Dawson School
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Our Message, Climate Change