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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: Al-Huda
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Biting the Bullet
  • School name: Homeschool
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Energy. How to keep America and our future bright
  • School name: Maitland Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Dangerous Waters
  • School name: Chad of middle school
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Switching NAFTA
  • School name: Issaquah High School
  • School state: WA
  • Documentary title: The Global Warning: Climate Change
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Shots Fired
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Racial Inequality
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Jobless America
  • School name: Affton High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Education Reform in the United States
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Equal Pay For Women
  • School name: Repetory Compny High School fot theater and Arts
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Women have right
  • School name: Chasco middle school
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Terrorism and How it Affects our Country
  • School name: Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Performing Arts Center
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Marijuana: Is It Really As Bad As We've Been Told?
  • School name: Ada Merritt K-8 Center
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Isabella Moreno_C-SPAN Video
  • School name: Winter Park High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The Officers In Need
  • School name: Cinco Ranch High School
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Modern Day Slavery
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Fear Has a Name
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Immigration on the Economy
  • School name: John C. Haines School
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: College: Its Too Much
  • School name: Ramsay High School
  • School state: AL
  • Documentary title: Raise The Wage
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Don't Buzz Off
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills HIgh School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: The 21%
  • School name: Repertory company high school for theatre arts
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Police brutality
  • School name: John Charles Haines Elementary School
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: The Fall of Education
  • School name: Shelby Valley High School
  • School state: KY
  • Documentary title: CSPAN Video Project Common Core
  • School name: Eisenhower Middle School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: How do we increase jobs
  • School name: Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Gang Land
  • School name: Booker T. Washington Magnet High
  • School state: AL
  • Documentary title: TERRORISM: Can Trump Stop it?
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Greenhouse Gases and Their Effect on the Ocean
  • School name: Whitney High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Change: The Urgent Issue