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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: H.V. Jenkins High School
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: National Parks
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Law Enforcement The Thin Line of Blue
  • School name: Riverfield Country Day School
  • School state: OK
  • Documentary title: Cold War II
  • School name: Paul R Baird Middle School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: Heroin/Opioid Epidemic
  • School name: Miss Porter's School
  • School state: CT
  • Documentary title: Home of the Brave
  • School name: Tamanend Middle School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Women in Combat
  • School name: Issaquah High School
  • School state: WA
  • Documentary title: The Global Warning: Climate Change
  • School name: Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: The Debt Is Real
  • School name: Thomas Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Police Brutality
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: College Athletes Should Be Paid
  • School name: Advanced Technologies Academy
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Gun Control
  • School name: Norwell High School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Standardized Testing
  • School name: Affton High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Socioeconomic status and public education
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Gun Violence
  • School name: Kirkwood High Scool
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Through My Eyes: The Life Of A Transfer Student
  • School name: Las Vegas Academy for the Arts
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: How Do We Provide Better Support For Victims of Domestic Abuse?
  • School name: Jersey Village High School
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: The New America
  • School name: Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School
  • School state: IA
  • Documentary title: Letter to the President
  • School name: Bergen County Academies
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: The Rising Cost of Medicine
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun?
  • School name: Canterbury School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Gun Rights and Gun control
  • School name: Maranatha High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Clear Traffic
  • School name: St. Catherine of Sienna
  • School state: WA
  • Documentary title: C-Span Documentary 2016-2017 Global Warming
  • School name: Chariho Middle School
  • School state: RI
  • Documentary title: Gun Control
  • School name: Charles A. Selzer School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: War Overseas
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: A Wall is not the answer
  • School name: Matoaca Middle
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: A Divided Union
  • School name: Dominion High School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: This is Washington D.C.
  • School name: Morrison Academy Taichung
  • School state: Taiwan
  • Documentary title: The Death Penalty