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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: Guardian Angels Catholic School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Cyber Security
  • School name: John Adams Middle School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: The Debate on College Tuition: To Be Free or Not to Be Free
  • School name: School for Advanced Studies South
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: LGBT Rights for the Next Four Years
  • School name: Terra Environmental Research Institute
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: American Education, 2016
  • School name: TERRA ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Terrorism Effects
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: A Solution To Pollution: Don't Litter!
  • School name: Jeb Stuart High School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: The Effects of Racial and Ethnic Profiling
  • School name: Bayside high school
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Defend Till The End
  • School name: PA Leadership Charter School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: American Taxation in 2017
  • School name: Miss Porter's School
  • School state: CT
  • Documentary title: Criminal Justice Reform
  • School name: International School of the Americas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: The Truth About Sex Work
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Air pollution is unfair, air pollution is in the air!
  • School name: Herschel V Jenkins
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: Sexual Harassment
  • School name: Orchard Hills
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: ISIS and Ground Troops
  • School name: Mullen High School
  • School state: CO
  • Documentary title: The First Inalienable Right
  • School name: Ozen Magnet High School
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: National Anthem Controversy
  • School name: Southwood Middle School Center for the Arts
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: A Message to Washington and Congress
  • School name: Rushe Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: C-Span Studentcam Project for 2017
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Do you support the death penalty?
  • School name: Narragansett High School
  • School state: RI
  • Documentary title: Homelessness
  • School name: Healdsburg Junior High
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Homelessness In The U.S.
  • School name: SCAPA Bluegrass
  • School state: KY
  • Documentary title: Stopping Heroin in America
  • School name: Townsend Harris High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Hate Crimes: Holding People Accountable
  • School name: Canton High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Climate Change
  • School name: Horseheads High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Too Little Too Late: The United States' Role in Syria
  • School name: Issaquah High School
  • School state: WA
  • Documentary title: Climate Change: Take Action
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: The Hidden Side of the Rainbow
  • School name: Townsend Harris High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Under the Veil
  • School name: Ada Merritt K-8 Center
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The Affordable Care Act
  • School name: Farmwell Station Middle School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Illegal Immigration