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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: Bedford Academy
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Education's Dysfunctions
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: It's Not all Black and White
  • School name: Advanced Technologies Academy
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: The Water Crisis
  • School name: Al-Arqam College Prepatory
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Gun Violence In the United States of America
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: The Mommy Penalty
  • School name: Mountain View High School
  • School state: ID
  • Documentary title: CSPAN STUDENTCAM ENTRY
  • School name: North Union Middle School
  • School state: OH
  • Documentary title: Global Warming: A Hot Topic
  • School name: Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Why the Government Should Spend More on Infrastructure
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Farming and Environmental Impacts (Pesticides)
  • School name: The Lab School of Washington
  • School state: DC
  • Documentary title: Guns and Mental Health
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Gun Violence
  • School name: Solomon Schechter Day School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Police Brutality
  • School name: Narragansett High School
  • School state: RI
  • Documentary title: Sustainable Energies C-SPAN Video 2017
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: My video
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: The Changing Of America: Immigration Edition
  • School name: Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School
  • School state: IA
  • Documentary title: We Won't Stand for These Standards!
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Broken Immigration System
  • School name: Jenks High School
  • School state: OK
  • Documentary title: Money Fuels Science
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: GM-OMG
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Why We Need Police Reform Now
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: C-Span Bank Regulations
  • School name: Nazareth Area High School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Feeding Our Children
  • School name: Al-Arqam Islamic School and College Preparatory
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: C-SPAN StudentCam 2017 Competition Khadeeja Baqui
  • School name: Ada Merritt K-8 Center
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The Effects of Immigration
  • School name: Bronx Center For Science And Mathmatics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Early Responsibility
  • School name: Tamanend Middle School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: My Faucet Shoots Flames
  • School name: Holy Ghost Preparatory
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: What Will We Have?
  • School name: Farmwell station middle school
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Obesity
  • School name: Hampstead Academy
  • School state: NH
  • Documentary title: Poverty in America
  • School name: Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: defuNding planned parenthOod