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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: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Segregation In the American School System
  • School name: Saint Ignatius College Preparatory
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Gun Control and Background Checks
  • School name: Royal Oak High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Enough is Enough
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: The War on our Citizens
  • School name: Bellevue West High School
  • School state: NE
  • Documentary title: Foreign Born: Modern Immigration in the U.S.
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Voiceless
  • School name: St. Pius X High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Gun violence in America
  • School name: St, John the Evangelist
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Immigration Mythbusters
  • School name: Bergen County Academies
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Educational Success
  • School name: Rushe Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: C-Span Studentcam Project for 2017
  • School name: John Adams Middle Schools
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: How can America Solve it's Issues with Guns?
  • School name: Kirkwood Highschool
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: The Solar Wall
  • School name: Waldron HIgh School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: Illegal Immigration
  • School name: Mountain View High School
  • School state: ID
  • Documentary title: CSPAN - Guns
  • School name: Cinco Ranch High School
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Illegal immigration Fixers
  • School name: Slinger High School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Time to End Violence
  • School name: Terra
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: How many more deaths?
  • School name: Bedford Academy High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: The Problem Within
  • School name: A-TECH
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Education in America
  • School name: Mountain View High School
  • School state: ID
  • Documentary title: The Issue of Land
  • School name: Morrison Acedemy Taichung
  • School state: Taiwan
  • Documentary title: C Span: the Vaccination Debate
  • School name: Norwell High School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Crisis of the national Debt
  • School name: Dominion High School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Changing the Bars of Higher Education
  • School name: Winter Park High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Is Common Core Education's Core?
  • School name: Ada Merritt K-8 Center
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Gun Violence and Gun Control
  • School name: Tamanend Middle School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Funding for the Future
  • School name: North Union Middle School
  • School state: OH
  • Documentary title: School Funding
  • School name: Sutherland MS
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: I think
  • School name: Repertory Company High School for Theatre Arts
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: My Message To Washington
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: First Responder Funding