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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: Solomon Schector Day School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: What Should be Done About Gun Control
  • School name: Horseheads High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Polarization in the United States
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Gun Violence by Julia Stanek
  • School name: Las Vegas Academy of the Arts
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Decriminalize Abortion
  • School name: Francis Bradley Middle School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: The ISIS Crisis (C-Span 2016-2017)
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Keeping Public Education
  • School name: A. D. Johnston
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Later school start times
  • School name: Monroe Township High School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: National Debt
  • School name: Whittier Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Black, white and everything between
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Gun Control
  • School name: Orchard Hills
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: The Firearm Fiasco
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Project Homelessness
  • School name: Townsend Harris High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Racism in College
  • School name: Montgomery Blair High School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Testing the Waters
  • School name: American Canyon Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: We Need a Better Education!
  • School name: Sebastian
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Black and Blue
  • School name: Repertory Company High School for Theatre Arts
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: My Message To Washington
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: The 11 Million
  • School name: Las Vegas Academy of the Arts
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Should Women Have Right to Abortion?
  • School name: Hana Saad
  • School state: OK
  • Documentary title: Changing a Changing Climate
  • School name: Los Altos High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Living in the Shadows
  • School name: SCAPA
  • School state: KY
  • Documentary title: Closing The Golden Door
  • School name: Dinwiddie Middle School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Code Blue
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Eminent Domain Abuse
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: No Means No
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: C-span Brooklynn and Alli
  • School name: Dominion High School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: The Need for Improvement
  • School name: Talawanda Middle School
  • School state: OH
  • Documentary title: Racial Profiling
  • School name: Clearview Regional High School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Marijuana can be benificial
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Shootings, Americas Worst Nightmare