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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: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Mental Illness
  • School name: Harrington Park School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: This is America's Education Culture
  • School name: Montgomery Blair High School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Home: Affordable Housing Up Close
  • School name: pleasanton high school
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: n/a
  • School name: Al-Huda School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Police Brutality
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Campus Assault: The Hidden Truth
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Climate Change and Biodiversity
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: A Time of Terror
  • School name: Ada Merritt Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Opioid Addiction and Public Awareness
  • School name: Tamanend Middle School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Social Security: Will it Survive in 2033?
  • School name: Bayside highschool
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Hate crimes documentary
  • School name: The Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: My Message To Washington D.C.: Climate Change
  • School name: Mountain View High School
  • School state: ID
  • Documentary title: Life shall be Defended
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Don't Choose to Abuse
  • School name: Thomas A Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Wage Inequality Between Women and Men
  • School name: Fort Benton High
  • School state: MT
  • Documentary title: immigration
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Healthcare: Obamacare, Medicaid, and More
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: It's Not all Black and White
  • School name: School for Advanced Studies
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Healthcare In America
  • School name: Mountain View High School
  • School state: ID
  • Documentary title: Illegal Immigration
  • School name: Solomon Schechter day school of bergen county
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Gun control
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Don't Repeal Without a Plan
  • School name: Joliet Montessori school
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: The Animal Extinction Crises
  • School name: Ada Merritt K-8 Center
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Poverty
  • School name: Winter Park High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The Evolution Of Education
  • School name: coral reef senior high school
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The Value Of Life
  • School name: Discovery Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Funding Families With Autism
  • School name: Affton High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Opioid Epidemic for Student Cam
  • School name: Manhattan International High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Gun Violence
  • School name: Holy Ghost Prep
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Guns: Threat or Inalienable Right?