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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: Coral Reef Senior High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Guns in America
  • School name: The Walker School
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: ISIS- Can it be Stopped in America?
  • School name: Conrad Weiser High School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Test
  • School name: Las Vegas Academy of the Arts
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Trump's America
  • School name: Jenks High School
  • School state: OK
  • Documentary title: Worth the Cost
  • School name: Tempe Academy of International Studies
  • School state: AZ
  • Documentary title: Transgender Awareness
  • School name: NYC iSchool
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Puppy Mills and the Fur Industry
  • School name: Whittier Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Global Conflict
  • School name: Vista High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: The Effects of Selective Service
  • School name: East High school
  • School state: CO
  • Documentary title: A message from a Refugee
  • School name: Imagine International Academy of North Texas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: The National Debt CSPAN Student Documentary
  • School name: Oliver Ames High School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: Not Invisible
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: The War on Drugs
  • School name: State College of Florida Collegiate School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Obesity Weighing Down America
  • School name: A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Let's Clear the Air
  • School name: Cherry Creek High School
  • School state: CO
  • Documentary title: Exploring Violent America
  • School name: Scripps Ranch High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Evolution, Not Revolution
  • School name: International School of the Americas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: HealthCare of the US
  • School name: SCAPA
  • School state: KY
  • Documentary title: 83 out of 100
  • School name: Osceola Fundamental High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Cost of Medical treatment and prescription drugs
  • School name: Beacon Academy
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: Our Health: Chicago
  • School name: TERRA Environmental Research institute
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: My Message To Washington
  • School name: Eastern Middle School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: $15,000 in Food
  • School name: Miami Lakes Educational Center
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Dear Mr. President and Congress, Climate Change is an Important Issue
  • School name: Nashoba Brooks School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: LGBTQ+ Rights in School
  • School name: Long Reach High School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: A Message to Washington
  • School name: Terra Environmental Research Institute
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Bridges Not Walls: American Immigration Reform
  • School name: Bronx Center For science and Mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Gun Control: Think about the Future
  • School name: iPreparatory Academy
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Fracking: Why we must stop
  • School name: Sutherland Middle School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Away with Addiction