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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: International School of The Americas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Education Reform
  • School name: Thomas Stone high school
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: The Economy
  • School name: Townsend Harris High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Undocumented Students During the College Process
  • School name: James Hubert Blake High School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: College Tuition and the lower-class
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: The Living Wage and The American Dream
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Just Go Away Poverty
  • School name: St. Paul Lutheran Church and School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Gun laws Affecting Terrorism
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Women's Rights are Human Rights
  • School name: Harrisburg Academy
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Police Brutality in America
  • School name: Dixon High School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: Racial Division
  • School name: Repertory Company High school for theatre arts
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Broken dreams
  • School name: Montgomery Blair High School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Bringing Metro Back
  • School name: F. W. Buchholz High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Education Equation
  • School name: eleanor roosevelt middle school
  • School state: IA
  • Documentary title: Illegal Immigrants
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Voting Wrongs
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle school
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Gun violence and gun control
  • School name: Tamanend Middle School
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Every Body Needs a Camera
  • School name: Matoaca Middle School East
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Issues of American Education
  • School name: Farewell Station Middle School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Illegal immigration
  • School name: Oakville Middle School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Fixing Immigration: Borderline Vital
  • School name: Cahokia High School
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: Not For Sale
  • School name: Orchard Hills
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Vaccines: Do or Don't
  • School name: Fort Benton High School
  • School state: MT
  • Documentary title: The Flaw in American Democracy
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Do We Know GMOs?
  • School name: Hutchinson High School
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: Poverty Is Killing U.S.
  • School name: Trumann High School
  • School state: AR
  • Documentary title: Illegal Immigration
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Health At Risk
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Air Pollution in the United States
  • School name: ACMS Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Education and Defense
  • School name: Bronx center for science & mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Movie 1