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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: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: C-Span: Foreign Policy and Foreign Relations
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Shhh Don't Tell
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?
  • School name: Alexander Dawson School
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: C-Span Poverty
  • School name: Herman Intermediate School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Forgotten Food
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: The Wetlands
  • School name: Montgomery Blair High School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Cities and People in Danger: Poverty as it Leads to Gang Violence
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Do you support Common Core National Standards?
  • School name: Winter Park High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Tapping the Wage Gap
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should Children Get Mandatory Vaccinations By Abby Sarmat
  • School name: Hayfield Secondary School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: The effects of Increasing Levels of Air and Water Pollution on Marine Life, A Letter to Congress.
  • School name: Piedmont Lakes Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Climate Change, A Real Or Serious Issue?
  • School name: Orchard Hills
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Should Colleges be FREE?
  • School name: Francis Bradley Middle School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: Racism in the Police Force
  • School name: Bedford Academy
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Public Education in America
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should Foreign Terrorism Suspects be Given Constitutional Rights?
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: C-Span Project: Racial Profiling #1
  • School name: Chesapeake Science Point
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: The New Economy
  • School name: TERRA Environmental Research Institute
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Getting Personal With Immigration
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Texting and Driving Distracted Drivers
  • School name: SCAPA
  • School state: KY
  • Documentary title: Abortion In Our Country
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: C-Span Documentary 2017
  • School name: Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Common Core's Core
  • 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: Salina High School Central
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: Funding for Tomorrow
  • School name: Dallas Center Grimes High School
  • School state: IA
  • Documentary title: Powerhouse of the Prairie
  • School name: Eastern Middle School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Jump the Gap
  • School name: Coral Reef High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Immigration: An American Issue
  • School name: Conrad Weiser Area School District
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Is It Worth The Debt?
  • School name: Thomas Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Barreling Down on Gun Control