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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: Farmwell Station Middle School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Gun Control Project by Megan, Khushu, Hassie
  • School name: Narragansett High School
  • School state: RI
  • Documentary title: The 20¢ Difference Defining Our Society
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Graduation Day!
  • School name: The Walker School
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: ISIS- Can it be Stopped in America?
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Heat Stroke: The Problem with Climate Change
  • School name: Las Vegas Academy of the Arts
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Fully Loaded
  • School name: Dixon High School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: Donald Trumps Biggest Issue in Office
  • School name: State College of Florida Collegiate School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: As Above, So Below
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Racism
  • School name: Winter Park High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The Officers In Need
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Crime Rates On The Rise
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Pot or Not?
  • School name: Oliver Ames High School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: The Plan to Defend America
  • School name: Tamanend Middle School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Equity: Opportunity for All
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Trans Pacific Partnership: What are They Not Telling Us?
  • School name: St. Catherine
  • School state: WA
  • Documentary title: LGBTQ Rights
  • School name: Holy Ghost Preparatory School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Healthcare Reform Video Connor, Max, Tom
  • School name: Salina High Central
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: Why are college athletes important to our country?
  • School name: SCAPA at Buegrass
  • School state: KY
  • Documentary title: Opioids and Heroin
  • School name: Canterbury Middle School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Inmigracion
  • School name: Exporation Academy
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Money Talks
  • School name: International School of the Americas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Human Trafficking
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: A&A Animals
  • School name: Kirkwood High school
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: United We Stand, Divided We Fall
  • School name: Repertory Company High School for Theatre Arts
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: No Discriminaion!
  • School name: Narragansett High School
  • School state: RI
  • Documentary title: LGBTQA+: A Minority in Perspective
  • School name: Hampstead Academy
  • School state: NH
  • Documentary title: For Future Generations
  • School name: Winter Park High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The Wage Gap and The Pink Tax: Uncovered
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Do you support the death penalty?
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Resource Depletion Corey & Jeremy