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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: Canterbury Middle School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: A Long Journey
  • School name: Al-Huda School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Private For Profit Prisons
  • School name: The Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: A Failure at Incarceration
  • School name: TERRA Environmental Research Institute
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Human Traffic
  • School name: Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: The Lack of Education Around the World
  • School name: Summit School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: cspan project isis
  • School name: Horseheads High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: The Forgotten Demographic
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Message to Washington; Women's Rights
  • School name: Long Beach Polytecnic Highschool
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Poisoning Poseidon
  • School name: School For Advanced Studies
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Not For Sale
  • School name: Repertory Company High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: A Nation Divided: Discrimination In Our Nation
  • School name: Cahokia High School
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: Gun Violence
  • School name: Norwell High School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Driverless cars
  • School name: Jenks High School
  • School state: OK
  • Documentary title: Bee Movie But Without The Bees
  • School name: Trumann High School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: LGBT In The Community
  • School name: The Lab School of Washington
  • School state: DC
  • Documentary title: The Struggles of Being Transgender
  • School name: Dominion High School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: This is Washington D.C.
  • School name: State College of Florida Collegiate School.
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Things Bee Hapening.
  • School name: Dixon High School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: Message To Washington
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Diversity in Schools and the Workplace
  • School name: Weston High School
  • School state: CT
  • Documentary title: Corporate Hypocrisy: Mergers and Acquisitions
  • School name: Imagine International Academy of North Texas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: The National Debt CSPAN Student Documentary
  • School name: Sutherland Middle
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: 79 Percent
  • School name: Palo Verde High School
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Common Choice
  • School name: Repertory Company High School for Theatre Arts
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Cyber Security
  • School name: Orchard hills
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Mandatory Vaccination
  • School name: Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Medicaid Abuse: Band-Aids Don't Fix Bullet Holes
  • School name: Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Cancer: The Fight for what's Right
  • School name: Hampstead Academy
  • School state: NH
  • Documentary title: Change for your Dollar–The Wage Gap
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Medical Research Funding