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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: The Walker School
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: ISIS- Can it be Stopped in America?
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: America's Energy Problem
  • School name: Richmond School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Gun Laws
  • School name: Eastern MS
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: The Real Criminal Racial Bias in the Criminal Justice System
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: She's Worth It
  • School name: Palo Verde High School
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Common Choice
  • School name: School for Advanced Studies (Kendall campus)
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Standardized Tests
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Law Enforcement Safety
  • School name: Farmwell Station Middle School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Are vaccines a complete necessity?
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Climate Change
  • School name: Eastern Middle School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Crossfire: The Gun Control Debate Across America
  • School name: Bellevue High School
  • School state: WA
  • Documentary title: Most important issue facing Washington is Climate Change
  • School name: Montgomery Blair High School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Defend the Sacred
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Education for the Nation
  • School name: Salina Central High School
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: College Tuition Crisis
  • School name: Chaco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Racial inequality needs to stop!
  • School name: Solomon Schecter Day School Of Bergen County
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Legalization of Marijuana
  • School name: Repertory Company High School for Theatre Arts
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Gun Control In America
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Better alternatives to natural resources.
  • School name: American Canyon Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: C-Span Video: War on Terrorism
  • School name: International School of the Americas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Reproductive Rights
  • School name: Bedford Academy
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Public Education in America
  • School name: International School of the Americas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: The Plastic Wave
  • School name: Booker T. Washington Magnet High School
  • School state: AL
  • Documentary title: Education Improvement
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: The gender inequality project
  • School name: Canterbury Middle School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: LGBT Bathroom Issue
  • School name: Paul R Baird Middle School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: Bullying Legislation
  • School name: Al-Huda School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Gun Control
  • School name: Salina Central High Scool
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: Abortion
  • School name: Thomas A. Edison Middle school
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Gender Equlity