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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: Slinger High School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Gun Control
  • School name: Polytechnic Highschool
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Endangered Species
  • School name: Somerset Academy Silver Palms
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Emperor Papa Trump Sama needs to put a stop to all that DANK Kush
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: C-Span Bank Regulations
  • School name: Sam Houston High School
  • School state: LA
  • Documentary title: Rebuilding Our Economy
  • School name: Alexander Dawson School
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Equality is the Future
  • School name: Morrison Academy Taichung
  • School state: Taiwan
  • Documentary title: Designer Babies- C-SPAN -Darren Shih -Final
  • School name: Summit School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: Police Profiling
  • School name: Bloomington Junior High School
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: "Our Lives Matter"
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The Pay Gap
  • School name: Mortimer Y. Sutherland Middle School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Racism in the Education System
  • School name: Cinco Ranch High School
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Animal Cruelty & How It Affects Society
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Turn It Off, Put It Down
  • School name: Saint Ignatius College Prep
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Genetically Modified Organisms
  • School name: Corey Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Water Pollution Awareness
  • School name: John C. Haines
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: Equal Oppertunities
  • School name: Solomon Schecter Day School of Bergen County
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Equal Pay For Equal Work
  • School name: Repertory Company High School for Theatre Arts
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: My Body My Choice
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: National Debt
  • School name: Nazareth Area High School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: The War Between Parties
  • School name: Fort Benton High School
  • School state: MT
  • Documentary title: National Debt
  • School name: Paul R Baird Middle School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: Bullying Legislation
  • School name: Woodrow Wilson Senior High School
  • School state: DC
  • Documentary title: Struggles in the Workplace: How the Pay Gap Affects Women all Across America
  • School name: Bayside high school
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: MTW: Global Change
  • School name: Morrison Academy Taichung
  • School state: Taiwan
  • Documentary title: Euthanasia
  • School name: Townsend Harris High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Undocumented Students During the College Process
  • School name: Horace Mann
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Wealthy=no tax
  • School name: John Adams Middle School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: What is Trade Deficit?
  • School name: Discovery Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Close the gap!
  • School name: Narragansett HIgh School
  • School state: RI
  • Documentary title: The Gap Between US