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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: Tamanend Middle School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: How to Make Healthcare great again
  • School name: Canterbury Middle School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: HealthCare and Poverty
  • School name: Eastern Middle School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Life or Liberty: The Gun Control Debate
  • School name: iPreparatory Academy
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Fracking: Why we must stop
  • School name: Fort Benton High School
  • School state: MT
  • Documentary title: Change the Standards, Bring back Life Skills.
  • School name: Mullen High School
  • School state: CO
  • Documentary title: The Broken Immigration System
  • School name: Mullen High School
  • School state: CO
  • Documentary title: A Basic Human Right
  • School name: Townsend Harris High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: The Issue with Standardized Testing: Its Effect on Low Income Students
  • School name: Discovery Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Imparity
  • School name: Farmwell Sation Middle School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Illegal immigration
  • School name: Maitland Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The 52 Percent
  • School name: Trumann High School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: Gay rights
  • School name: Al-Huda School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: School Funding Equlaity
  • School name: Repertory company high school for theatre arts
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: We are America
  • School name: West Ottawa High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Student Cam: Abortion
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: How Will You Control Boarders Without Causing Issues With Other Countries?
  • School name: Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Terrorism
  • School name: Paul R Baird Middle School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: Bullying Matters
  • School name: Davis Academy
  • School state: GA
  • Documentary title: The Elephant In the Room
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: The Dangers of Anti Police Rhetoric
  • School name: H.F. Stevens Middle School
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: EPA and FDA: National Necessities or Disasters in Disguise?
  • School name: Las Vegas Academy of the Arts
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Climate Change
  • School name: Summit School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: C-Span Terrorism
  • School name: Solomon Schecter Day School Of Bergen County
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Legalization of Marijuana
  • School name: Ozen Magnet High School
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and, Transgender Rights
  • School name: Miss Porter's School
  • School state: CT
  • Documentary title: There Is No Average Child
  • School name: Tamanend Middle School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Equity: Opportunity for All
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: National Debt Problem
  • School name: Summit School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: Environmental Issues
  • School name: Miss Porter's School
  • School state: CT
  • Documentary title: Criminal Justice Reform