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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: Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School
  • School state: IA
  • Documentary title: Pro-Life vs Pro-Choice
  • School name: St. Thomas More High School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: United States Tax Reform
  • School name: Mullen High School
  • School state: CO
  • Documentary title: 467
  • School name: Trumann High School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: Solving Terrorism
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Illegal Immigration and Border Control
  • School name: Sacred Heart High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: We Are All Immigrants
  • School name: Al-Huda
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Biting the Bullet
  • School name: Advanced Technologies Academy
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: The Water Crisis
  • School name: Al-Arqam Islamic School and College Preparatory
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: C-SPAN StudentCam 2017 Competition Khadeeja Baqui
  • School name: Singapore American School
  • School state: Singapore
  • Documentary title: A Dream Denied
  • School name: Paul R. Baird Middle School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: Climate Change
  • School name: Plymouth High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Simplify the Tax code
  • School name: Miss Porter's School
  • School state: CT
  • Documentary title: Home of the Brave
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: The Hidden Side of the Rainbow
  • School name: Dixon High School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: The Dangerous Road of Texting
  • School name: The Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: In Hot Water
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: The Electoral College
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Preserving Wetlands
  • School name: Summit School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: Body Cameras
  • School name: Salina Central High School
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: CSPAN 1
  • School name: Ramsay High School
  • School state: AL
  • Documentary title: Discrimination Against Minorities
  • School name: TC Williams High School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Life After the Service
  • School name: John Charles Haines Elementary School
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: The Fall of Education
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: A Statue Deep In Debt
  • School name: Al-Huda School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Syrian Refugee Crisis
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: College Affordability
  • School name: Cinco Ranch High School
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Behind the Badge
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic HIgh School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Organic And Sustainable Agriculture
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Fix Schools Today
  • School name: Matoaca Middle School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Below The Poverty Line