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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: Paul R. Baird Middle School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: Climate Change
  • School name: SCAPA
  • School state: KY
  • Documentary title: Education
  • School name: Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Police Brutality
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Global warming
  • School name: John Adams Middle School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: The Dispute With Doping
  • School name: Salina Central High School
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: Global Warming: Why America Needs to Look Deeper
  • School name: Eastern Middle School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Capital Punishment or Capital Problem
  • School name: Waldron High School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: The State of Taxes
  • School name: Ada Merritt
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Journey to a Better Life
  • School name: Morrison Academy Taichung
  • School state: Taiwan
  • Documentary title: Gender Equality
  • School name: Spanish Springs High School
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Black and Blue: The Battle Between Civil Rights and Civil Law
  • School name: Rogers High School
  • School state: WA
  • Documentary title: Climate Change?
  • School name: Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: History Repeats Itself
  • School name: Monroe Township High School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: We Speak for the Trees
  • School name: slinger highschool
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Dear Washington, is it war or peace?
  • School name: Northside High School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: CSPAN Project 2017: The Fair Tax Plan
  • School name: Dixon High School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: 6 Minute Video
  • School name: Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Education
  • School name: Warrensburg Middle School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Security; Our Message to The White House
  • School name: Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Racial Discrimination in America
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Water Pollution
  • School name: Al-Huda School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Abortion in the United States
  • School name: Mandarin High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Community Relations With Law Enforcement
  • School name: Bronx center for science and math
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: #FundGaming
  • School name: Terra Environmental Research Institute
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: American Education, 2016
  • School name: State College of Florida Collegiate School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Coral Bleaching
  • School name: Memorial Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Economy
  • School name: Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Police Brutality; Real or Imagined?
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Common core conterversy
  • School name: Mountain View High School
  • School state: ID
  • Documentary title: Let's Fly