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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: Coral Reef senior High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The situation with immigration
  • School name: Fort Benton High School
  • School state: MT
  • Documentary title: The Flaw in American Democracy
  • School name: Piedmont Lakes Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Terrorism In America
  • School name: John C. Haines
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: Impact of Poverty
  • School name: Horseheads High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: The Most Urgent Issue
  • School name: American Canyon Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: C-Span: Common Core
  • School name: Affton High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Student Loan Debt
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: The Gun Issue
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: The Divide
  • School name: Roosevelt Middle School
  • School state: IA
  • Documentary title: Veganism
  • School name: Harrisburg Academy
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Public School Funding
  • School name: Thomas A. Edison Middle school
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Gender Equlity
  • School name: Guardian Angels Catholic School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Healthcare
  • School name: Sutherland Middle School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Women's Rights In The Workplace
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: The National Debt
  • School name: Mountain View High School
  • School state: ID
  • Documentary title: A Policy About Climate Change
  • School name: Issaquah High School
  • School state: WA
  • Documentary title: The Global Warning: Climate Change
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should the US Formally Declare War on ISIS?
  • School name: Terra Environmental Research Institute
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Bridges Not Walls: American Immigration Reform
  • School name: Riverfield Country Day School
  • School state: OK
  • Documentary title: Funding for Education
  • School name: Matoaca Middle School East
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Issues of American Education
  • School name: Trumann High School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: Veterans Affairs
  • School name: The Workshop School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Concern For The LGBTQ Community
  • School name: AdVENTURE Stem
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: News Flash Climate Change is real!
  • School name: iPreparatory Academy
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should the death penalty be legal?
  • School name: Freedom High School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Cyberbullying
  • School name: Jenks High School
  • School state: OK
  • Documentary title: Dear Poverty
  • School name: Salina Central High School
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: Black Lives Matter
  • School name: Miss Porters School
  • School state: CT
  • Documentary title: Fighting for Equal Pay
  • School name: Trumann High School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: Marijuana