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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: Lora Batchelor Middle School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Political Civility
  • School name: Orchard Hills Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: The US Debt
  • School name: Morrison Academy Taichung
  • School state: Taiwan
  • Documentary title: Abortion: the legalized crimes
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Preserving Wetlands
  • School name: SCAPA
  • School state: KY
  • Documentary title: Immigration in America
  • School name: Conrad Weiser School District
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: The Real Soldier
  • School name: Liberty High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Seven Twenty Five
  • School name: El Segundo Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Insuring Domestic Tranquility - Crime and Saftey in the US
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Why We Need Police Reform Now
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Refugees or no?
  • School name: Hayfield Secondary School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: The effects of Increasing Levels of Air and Water Pollution on Marine Life, A Letter to Congress.
  • School name: TERRA Environmental Research Institute
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Student Loan Debt: Time for Change
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Resource Depletion Corey & Jeremy
  • School name: Horseheads High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: A Failing Country, A Dying Planet
  • School name: Farmwell Station Middle School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Gun Control
  • School name: slinger highschool
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Dear Washington, is it war or peace?
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Childhood Obesity
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Getting Rid of Common Core
  • School name: Sam Houston High school
  • School state: LA
  • Documentary title: The Golden Rule
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Keep Minimum Wage
  • School name: Nazareth Area High School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: The Importance of Funding for Women's Healthcare
  • School name: Sheboygan Falss Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Cheaper/Faster internet
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: The Performing Arts
  • School name: Jenks High School
  • School state: OK
  • Documentary title: A Stacked Deck
  • School name: Trumann High School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: Gun Rights
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: STOPING IMMIGRATION
  • School name: Osceola Fundamental High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Why Cybersecurity is Needed
  • School name: Dominion High School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Charter Schools
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Message to Washington: Foreign Policy
  • School name: Davis Academy
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: Gun Safety in America