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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: 21046
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: To Be Pro Choice or Pro Life
  • School name: Richmond K-12 School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Clean Energy & Clean Energy Joobs
  • School name: Slinger High School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Legalization of Marijuana
  • School name: Nashoba Brooks School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: Facing Diversity
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Equal Pay For Women
  • School name: Holicong Middle School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: What to do with the 11 Million
  • School name: West Scranton Intermediate School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: TBD
  • School name: Horace Mann
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Renewable Energy C-Span Studentcam
  • School name: Fort Benton High School
  • School state: MT
  • Documentary title: Options over Opinions
  • School name: Selzer Elementary School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Decreasing the Debt
  • School name: Ramstein High School
  • School state: AE
  • Documentary title: NATO's Future
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: The Lives of the LGBTQ
  • School name: soloman schechter bergen county
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Immigration, Americas Greatest Issue
  • School name: Cesar Chavez Capitol Hill
  • School state: DC
  • Documentary title: Gentrification Is Colonization
  • School name: Issaquah High School
  • School state: WA
  • Documentary title: Rise of the Planet of The Trees
  • School name: Bronx Center For Science and Mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: The College Experience
  • School name: Ideaventions Academy
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Girls in STEM Education
  • School name: Repertory Company High School for Theatre Arts
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Gay is synonymous with
  • School name: Redbank Valley High School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Student Loan Debt is a Debt In Crisis
  • School name: Thomas Stone high school
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: The Economy
  • School name: J.K. Mullen Highschool
  • School state: CO
  • Documentary title: Saving Our Planet
  • School name: H.V. Jenkins High School
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: Racial Equality
  • School name: Patrick Henry
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: StudentCam Sexism in America
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Affordable Housing: The Solution to the Homelessness Crisis
  • School name: St Catherine of Sienna
  • School state: WA
  • Documentary title: Women's Rights and Progress
  • School name: mountain view high school
  • School state: ID
  • Documentary title: Immigration in The U.S.
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Our Future, Effects of Climate Change
  • School name: Al-Huda School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Minimum Wage
  • School name: Sulphur High School
  • School state: LA
  • Documentary title: Immigration Policy
  • School name: Francis Bradley middle school
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: warming up to our president