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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: Holy Ghost Preparatory School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Dear Future President
  • School name: Townsend Harris High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Islamophobia: Not Just a Muslim's Problem
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Women's Pay
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should the death penalty?
  • School name: Salina Central High School
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: Gun Control
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Student cam Proposal for Income taxes
  • School name: El Segundo High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Urban Renewal
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Obesity in America
  • School name: West Ottawa High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: College Cost
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Want A Glass?
  • School name: Dreyfoos School of the Arts
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Money Is Green for a Reason
  • School name: Cinco Ranch High School
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Racism in the United States
  • School name: Eastern Middle School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Marijuana-Lighting the Way
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Medical Research Funding
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Here Stands American Gun Rights!
  • School name: St. Paul Lutheran Church and School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Gun laws Affecting Terrorism
  • School name: kirkwood high school
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: What's Separating the Sexes?
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: The Devastating Impact of the National Debt
  • School name: iPreparatory Academy
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: C-span Documentary
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should We Stop the Spread of "Radical" Black Lives Matter?
  • School name: Mullen high school
  • School state: CO
  • Documentary title: No place to call home
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should You Be Required To Take A Safety Background Check When Purchasing A Weapon Noah Breakiron
  • School name: Lakeside Middle School
  • School state: WA
  • Documentary title: Our Impact
  • School name: Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Terrorism
  • School name: Saint Thomas More High School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Unemployment: America's Plague
  • School name: American Canyon Highschool
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: 2017 Taxation
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Our Future, Effects of Climate Change
  • School name: Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: C-span issue - Gabriel and Max
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should We Support Nuclear Energy?
  • School name: Healdsburg High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Illegal Immigration