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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: Saint Thomas More High School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Unemployment: America's Plague
  • School name: Warren Hills Regional High School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: The Right Under Attack
  • School name: International School of the Americas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: The Death Penalty
  • School name: Miss Porter's School
  • School state: CT
  • Documentary title: Criminal Justice Reform
  • School name: Mullen High School
  • School state: CO
  • Documentary title: Heating Up
  • School name: Saint Thomas More High School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: The Federal Minimum Wage
  • School name: Mountain View High School
  • School state: ID
  • Documentary title: C SPAN Student Cam Global Warming
  • School name: Paul R. Baird Middle School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: The Opioid Drug Epidemic, Our Nation in Crisis
  • School name: Winter Park High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The heart of Europe
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Medical Research Funding
  • School name: Holy Ghost Prep
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Guns: Threat or Inalienable Right?
  • School name: Bergen County Academies
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: The Rising Cost of Medicine
  • School name: Solomon Schechter Day School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: World Hunger
  • School name: Al-Huda School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: C-Span: Discriminaton Against Muslims in America
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Hate by Example; addressing Donald Trump's role in high rates of hatred and violence in the aftermath of his election
  • School name: School for Advanced Studies-South
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Don't Let the STEAM Blow Away
  • School name: Francis Bradley Middle School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: Lauren and Or's C-span Project
  • School name: Booker T. Washington Magnet High
  • School state: AL
  • Documentary title: TERRORISM: Can Trump Stop it?
  • School name: Repertory Company High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: A Nation Divided: Discrimination In Our Nation
  • School name: Tamanend Middle School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: The Poorest City In America
  • School name: Horace Mann High School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Pro Choice
  • School name: Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School
  • School state: IA
  • Documentary title: The Minimum Wage Debate
  • School name: Accelerated Learning Laboratory
  • School state: AZ
  • Documentary title: Bordering Security
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Military Budget
  • School name: Terra
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: How many more deaths?
  • School name: Nashoba Brooks School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: Facing Diversity
  • School name: School for Advanced Studies - South
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Teacher Compensation
  • School name: Farmwell Station Middle School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Veterans Rights
  • School name: Farewell Station Middle School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Illegal immigration
  • School name: Bergen County Academies
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Obesity, a Growing Epidemic