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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: Sam Houston High School
  • School state: LA
  • Documentary title: Agricultural Literacy
  • School name: Winter Park High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Is Common Core Education's Core?
  • School name: Bay view
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Gun control
  • School name: Pope High School
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: Eleven Million
  • School name: Liberty High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Alternative Energy Sources: The Future
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Do you Support the Death Penalty
  • School name: Clearview Regional High School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Lowering Global Warming Emissions
  • School name: Shawnee Mission West High School
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: Homegrown Terrorism
  • School name: Dixon High School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: 6 Minute Video
  • School name: bronx center for science and mathematics8
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Stop and frisk - saves lives
  • School name: Delano Middle School
  • School state: MN
  • Documentary title: Group Homes in America
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Protecting America's Youth
  • School name: H.V. Jenkins High School
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: National Parks
  • School name: Rylee
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: LGBT Rights
  • School name: Paul R Baird Middle School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: Heroin/Opioid Epidemic
  • School name: Central A&M
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: What Constitutes the Constitution?
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Hacking Your Way Into A Better Future
  • School name: Conrad Weiser High School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: The Cycle
  • School name: High School of Economics and Finance
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Racism and Sexism
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Plastic Ocean Pollution
  • School name: Homeschool
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Energy. How to keep America and our future bright
  • School name: orchard hills middle school
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: loans
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Make Life Easy For Immigrants
  • School name: Riverfield Country Day School
  • School state: OK
  • Documentary title: Funding for Education
  • School name: TERRA Environmental Research Institute
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Human Traffic
  • School name: Bedford Academy High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: The Cost of Knowledge
  • School name: Chasco middle school
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Terrorism and How it Affects our Country
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Violence in Protest
  • School name: coral reef high school
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Listen up Trump!
  • School name: Bergen County Academies
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Gun Control Documentary