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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: Spanish Springs High School
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Inadequate School System for America's Children
  • School name: Mullen High School
  • School state: CO
  • Documentary title: The Healthcare Question
  • School name: Canterbury School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Controversy is Our Policy
  • School name: Sidney Gutierrez Middle School
  • School state: NM
  • Documentary title: LGBT Gender Identification Rights
  • School name: Al-Huda School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: The Syrian Refugee Crisis
  • School name: kirkwood high school
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: The Need for Unity
  • School name: Horseheads High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Fractured
  • School name: Sulphur High School
  • School state: LA
  • Documentary title: Military Benefits
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Documentary
  • School name: St.Paul Lutheran School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should minimum wage be raised?
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Education for the Nation
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Air pollution is unfair, air pollution is in the air!
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Choices
  • School name: Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Medicaid Abuse: Band-Aids Don't Fix Bullet Holes
  • School name: Fairfield Union
  • School state: OH
  • Documentary title: Small Business Reforms
  • School name: Tamanend Middle School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Every Body Needs a Camera
  • School name: American canyon high school
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: C-Span Racial Tolerance 2017 Humberto. Kama, Aaron
  • School name: Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: What should we do about ISIS?
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Immigration on the Economy
  • School name: Corbett Prep
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Paid Maternity Leave
  • School name: Nazareth Area High School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Feeding Our Children
  • School name: Dreyfoos School of the Arts
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Money Is Green for a Reason
  • School name: Waldron High School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: The State of Taxes
  • School name: Saint Ignatius college preparatory
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Planned Parenthood
  • School name: John C. Haines School
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: Say No To Gun Violence
  • School name: Miss Porters School
  • School state: CT
  • Documentary title: Fighting for Equal Pay
  • School name: orchard hills
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: police brutality
  • School name: Winter Park High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: After The Combat Zone
  • School name: Broken Arrow High School
  • School state: OK
  • Documentary title: Gender Wage Gap
  • School name: horace mann high school
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Heroin Epidemic