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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: Tamanend Middle School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: The Battle Never Ends
  • School name: Cinco Ranch High School
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: The Future Of Healthcare
  • School name: Fort Benton High School
  • School state: MT
  • Documentary title: The Flaws in our Education System
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: A Corrupt Congress
  • School name: Monroe Township High School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Biting the Bullet on Gun Control
  • School name: Bronx Center For Science and Mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Mission Abort
  • School name: Coral Reef senior High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The situation with immigration
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: The GM Conference
  • School name: Montgomery Blair High School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Voting for Change
  • School name: Sulphur High School
  • School state: LA
  • Documentary title: Climate Change, A Bunch Of Hot Air?
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Is that something we are proud of?
  • School name: Winter Park High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: After The Combat Zone
  • School name: Royal Oak High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Gender Inequality
  • School name: Franklin High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Profiled
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: FDA Fast Track: Rushing into Trouble
  • School name: Horace Mann High School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: No More Shadows
  • School name: American Canyon Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Common Core Standards vs. Individual State Standards
  • School name: Trumann High School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: Gun Rights
  • School name: Mountain View High School
  • School state: ID
  • Documentary title: Life shall be Defended
  • School name: Polytechnic Highschool
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Dangerous Bullets
  • School name: Bergen County Academies
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: The Syrian Refugee Crisis
  • School name: Nazareth Area High School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Gender Wage Gap
  • School name: Bronx Center For Science And Mathmatics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Early Responsibility
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Climate Change: Today and Tommorrow
  • School name: Ada Merritt
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Why are Immigrants blamed for U.S. Problems?
  • 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: Trumann High School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: Protecting Our Protectors
  • School name: El Segundo Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: The Gender Wage Gap
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Puppy Mills
  • School name: Dayton High School
  • School state: OR
  • Documentary title: Bringing Innovation into Education