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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: Bergen County Academies
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: One Nation, Deeply Divided
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Gun Control
  • School name: Tamanend Middle School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Government Spending in the 21st century
  • School name: John C. Haines Elementary School
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: Warming of the World
  • School name: Chasco middle school
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Police violence
  • School name: Mullen High School
  • School state: CO
  • Documentary title: Marijuana: the good the bad and the green
  • School name: School for Advanced Studies - South
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Teacher Compensation
  • School name: Tamanend Middle School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Minimum Wage, Minimum Standard of Living.
  • School name: Bergen County Academies
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Cyber Attacks: A Malicious Threat to Our Nation
  • School name: American Canyon Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Common Core Standards vs. Individual State Standards
  • School name: Falcon Cove Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Solving America's National Debt
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: College Cost
  • School name: Riverfield Country Day School
  • School state: OK
  • Documentary title: Bipartisanship
  • School name: H.F. Stevens Middle School
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: EPA and FDA: National Necessities or Disasters in Disguise?
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Gun Control: The Great Debate
  • School name: Spanish Springs High School
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Cspan on Brain
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Equal Pay For Women
  • School name: John Adams Middle School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: America Today: Where is the Care in Healthcare?
  • School name: Clearview Regional High School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Lowering Global Warming Emissions
  • School name: Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Gun Control
  • School name: Chasco
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Pollution
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Student cam Proposal for Income taxes
  • School name: Waldron High School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: The State of Taxes
  • School name: Las Vegas Academy
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Message to Congress
  • School name: Cahokia High School
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: Gun Violence
  • School name: Pilgrim School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: The Path of Least resistance: Global Warming
  • School name: Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: On The Streets
  • School name: El Segundo High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Crime/incarceration in relation to our wealth gap
  • School name: South Forsyth Middle School
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: Stand Up for Immigration
  • School name: Paul R Baird Middle School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: Bullying Matters