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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: Las Vegas Academy
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Message To Congress
  • School name: Narragansett High School
  • School state: RI
  • Documentary title: Common Core
  • School name: Horseheads Highschool
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: LGBTQ+ in Today's America: Modern Discrimination
  • School name: John Adams Middle School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: World HUnger
  • School name: Bedford Academy
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Documentary Title
  • School name: International School of the Americas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Save Lives, Save Obamacare
  • School name: Chasco middle school
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Police violence
  • School name: Orchard Hills
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: The End Of Common Core?
  • School name: Ada Merritt K-8 Center
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Money Talks
  • School name: Lynhurst 7th
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Student Education
  • School name: slinger highschool
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Dear Washington, is it war or peace?
  • School name: Correia Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Love Wins
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: America's Coal Problem
  • School name: bayside highschool
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Is college affordable?
  • School name: Al-Huda
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Biting the Bullet
  • School name: North Cache
  • School state: UT
  • Documentary title: Why Debt?
  • School name: Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School
  • School state: IA
  • Documentary title: Letter to the President
  • School name: Warren Hills Regional High School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Veteran Services: What Comes Next?
  • School name: Oakville Middle School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Fixing Immigration: Borderline Vital
  • School name: Saint Thomas More High School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Searching for Justice in the Land of Liberty
  • School name: Franklin High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: How to Improve Schooling
  • School name: Bloomfield Hills High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: THIS IS: Police Brutality
  • School name: Narragansett High School
  • School state: RI
  • Documentary title: Our Message to Washington: Sex Trafficking Must Be Stopped
  • School name: Homeschool
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Energy. How to keep America and our future bright
  • School name: Bell Middle School
  • School state: CO
  • Documentary title: Assault Weapon Ban
  • School name: Saint Ignatius College Preparatory
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Domestic Terrorism
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Jobless America
  • School name: Tamanend Middle school
  • School state: PA
  • Documentary title: Swipe and Abolish
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: National Debt Problem
  • School name: Chasco middle school
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The good and the bad of trumps tax plan