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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: Repertory Company Highschool
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: 20%
  • School name: Bergen County Academies
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Animal Abuse: A Government Concern
  • School name: Franklin High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: How to Improve Schooling
  • School name: Long Beach Poly Highschool
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Bipartisan Faliure
  • School name: Oliver Ames High School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: Not Invisible
  • School name: SCAPA
  • School state: KY
  • Documentary title: "Don't Pull The Trigger"
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Immigration on the Economy
  • School name: Roosevelt
  • School state: IA
  • Documentary title: Illegal immigration
  • School name: West Ottawa High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Terrorism and the USA
  • School name: Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: defuNding planned parenthOod
  • School name: West Ottawa High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Gun Control and Race
  • School name: John Adams Middle School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: World HUnger
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Medical Research Funding
  • School name: Eastern Middle School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: On The Edge
  • School name: Paul R Baird Middle School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: Electoral College
  • School name: Corbett Preperatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Do women deserve equal pay?
  • School name: International School of the Americas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: WORLD PEACE
  • School name: Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Racism
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Message to Washington: Foreign Policy
  • School name: Charles A. Selzer School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: War Overseas
  • School name: Narragansett High School
  • School state: RI
  • Documentary title: A Higher Economy
  • School name: Springbrook High School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Maximizing the Minimum Wage
  • School name: Harrington Park School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: This is America's Education Culture
  • School name: Slinger High School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: The Affordable Care Act: C-SPAN Project
  • School name: Farmwell Station
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Abortion
  • School name: Orchard Hills
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Poverty and Education
  • School name: Discovery Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Funding Families With Autism
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Immigration Reform
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Education is the Foundation of This Nation
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Rainbow Rights