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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: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Broken Immigration System
  • School name: Brooklyn Technical High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: " Privacy a Luxury? "
  • School name: Horace Mann High School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: No More Shadows
  • School name: Narragansett High School
  • School state: RI
  • Documentary title: Saving Wasted Lives
  • School name: Shawnee Mission West
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: ImmiGREATion
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Mental Illness
  • School name: West Ottawa High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: College Cost
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Immigration In Our Nation
  • School name: Summit School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: Police Profiling
  • School name: Canterbury School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Controversy is Our Policy
  • School name: Summit School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: The Effects of Terrorism
  • School name: Ada Merritt K-8 Center
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Drug Abuse
  • School name: Las Vegas Academy Of the Arts
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: The need for Increased national awearness of diabetes.
  • School name: Xavier High School
  • School state: CT
  • Documentary title: America- United We Stand, Divided We Fall
  • School name: School for Advanced Studies
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: What do we do with this?
  • School name: Davis Academy
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: The Elephant In the Room
  • School name: Terra Environmental Research Institute
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Learning to build the foundation
  • School name: Whitman middle school
  • School state: WA
  • Documentary title: Ratifying the ERA
  • School name: St Ignatius College Prep
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: StudentCam C-Span Documentary
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Obesity in America
  • School name: Trumann High School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: Racism In Our Lives
  • School name: Harrington Park School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Our National Debt is a National Crisis
  • School name: Correia Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Trade
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should We Allow Mentally Imbalanced People own Guns?
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: GM-OMG
  • School name: A.W Dreyfoos School Of The Arts
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: So What About Immigration?
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: National Debt
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: The Heroin Epidemic
  • School name: Repertory Company High School for Theatre Arts
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Gay is synonymous with
  • School name: Affton High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: When to Fall Back