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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: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Getting Rid of Common Core
  • School name: Bedford Academy
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Education's Dysfunctions
  • School name: Bronx Center For science and Mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Gun Control: Think about the Future
  • School name: De Soto High School
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: President- Elect Donald Trump and His Biggest Issue top Face
  • School name: Warren Hills Regional High School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Unconscious Restrictions
  • School name: The Lab School of Washington
  • School state: DC
  • Documentary title: The Struggles of Being Transgender
  • School name: Winter Park High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Autism Awareness
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Puppy Mills
  • School name: Tamanend Middle School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Oh Boy! It's Opioids!
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: C-Span Bank Regulations
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Impact of College Tuition on America
  • School name: adlai e. stevenson
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: The importance of consent
  • School name: Kirkwood high school
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Should Minimum Wage be Raised?
  • School name: Horseheads High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Keeping Businesses in the United States
  • School name: Trumann High School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: LGBT In The Community
  • School name: St. Catherine of Sienna
  • School state: WA
  • Documentary title: C-Span Documentary 2016-2017 Global Warming
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Choices
  • School name: Polytechnic Highschool
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Endangered Species
  • School name: Eastern MS
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: The Real Criminal Racial Bias in the Criminal Justice System
  • School name: John Adams Middle School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: The Crisis of Climate Change
  • School name: Sidney Gutierrez Middle School
  • School state: NM
  • Documentary title: What Can the Government Do to Help Preserve Forests and Balance Land Development?
  • School name: Winter Park Ninth Grade Center
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: My Message to Washington
  • School name: Dominion High School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Water
  • School name: John Adams Middle School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: The Debate on College Tuition: To Be Free or Not to Be Free
  • School name: State College of Florida Collegiate
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The Hidden Industry
  • School name: Bedford Academy High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: The Problem Within
  • School name: Pilgrim School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Security or Privacy
  • School name: Bergen County Academies
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Racial Inequality in Education
  • School name: Blue Ridge School District
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Immigration Reform
  • School name: Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School
  • School state: IA
  • Documentary title: Letter to the President