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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 School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Syrian Refugees; A People in Need
  • School name: Alexander Dawson School
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: C-Span Poverty
  • School name: Dixon High School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: Message To Washington
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: THIS IS: Police Brutality
  • School name: Leonard Herman Intermediate School/Adventure
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: The Refugee Crisis
  • School name: Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Highest Education: Over Priced
  • School name: John Adams Middle School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Improving School Meals In America
  • School name: american canyon high school
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Unemployment
  • School name: Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: The Way To Home
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle school
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Gun violence and gun control
  • School name: Joliet Montissori
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: Service Dog Problems
  • School name: Joe Calvillo CTE Complex
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Illegal Immigration, Help or no help
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: The Gun Issue
  • School name: Centennial High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Our Resource, Their Home.
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: The War on our Citizens
  • School name: Pennridge High School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: SNN - Drug Addiction
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: The Price Of A Crime
  • School name: Ada Merritt K-8 Center
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Gun Violence
  • School name: Fort Benton High School
  • School state: MT
  • Documentary title: Cattle prices
  • School name: Maitland Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Discrimination in Schools
  • School name: Leonard Herman Intermediate
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: A Change Against Climate Change
  • School name: Terry Sanford High School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: Reforming Education
  • School name: International School of the Americas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: The Plastic Wave
  • School name: Rylee
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: LGBT Rights
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: On The Streets
  • School name: St. Pius X High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Homegrown Terrorism - Modern Day Danger
  • School name: Al-Huda-School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Welfare Abuse
  • School name: Woodrow Wilson High School
  • School state: DC
  • Documentary title: Islamophobia in the U.S
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Racial Discrimination Within Law Enforcement
  • School name: Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School
  • School state: IA
  • Documentary title: Minimum Wage