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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
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Love Food Hate Waste
  • School name: Hutchinson High School
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: Poverty Is Killing U.S.
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: It Starts With the Middle
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Amer. Lit 1900s - Student Cam - Climate Change KQW
  • School name: John Adams Middle School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Drug Trafficking
  • School name: TERRA Environmental Research Institute
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Student Loan Debt: Time for Change
  • School name: Imagine International Academy of North Texas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: The Restlessness in the LGBT Community
  • School name: Memorial Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Effects of pollution
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Veterans Health Care Isn't Even There
  • School name: Northwestern Lehigh High School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: A Fair Shake in America
  • School name: repertory company high school for theater arts
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Deportation
  • School name: Orchard Hills
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: GMOs CSPAN Video
  • School name: Repertory Company High School for Theater Arts
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Justice for Minorites
  • School name: Waldron High School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: Immigration in America
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Isis/Terroism
  • School name: Adlai E. Stevenson Highschool
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: Immigration
  • School name: Somerset Academy Silver Palms
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Ensuring the Progression of Vocational and Trade Schools
  • School name: South Forsyth middle school
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: Right To Bear Arms
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Future Food
  • School name: Eastern Middle School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Marijuana-Lighting the Way
  • School name: The Walker School
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: What Should Be Done About the Number of Undocumented Immigrants in the USA?
  • School name: Thomas A Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: VA Heath Benefits
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Healthcare, Helpful or Hurtful?
  • School name: St.Paul Lutheran
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Gun-Control
  • School name: Summit School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: Police Brutality in America
  • School name: Broken Arrow High School
  • School state: OK
  • Documentary title: Education for the Future
  • School name: Memorial Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Racial Profiling
  • School name: Maranatha High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Clear Traffic
  • School name: Chase Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Poaching: An Issue of 2017
  • School name: Horseheads High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: An Inside Look on the connection from Horseheads to Washington