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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: Coral Reef High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Terrorism: A National Threat
  • School name: St Ignatius College Prep
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: StudentCam C-Span Documentary
  • School name: American Canyon middle school
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: "The economy"
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: What if?
  • School name: Eastern Middle School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Viewpoints on Climate Change
  • School name: Eastern Middle School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: I Am an Athlete
  • School name: Thomas A. Edison Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Problems with immigration
  • School name: County Prep High School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Help a Veteran Out
  • School name: Winter Park High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Life Outside Of Prison
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: The Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System
  • School name: Liberty High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: The Federal Courts
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Gun Control
  • School name: Townsend Harris High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Hate Crimes: Holding People Accountable
  • School name: Castilleja
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: A Flooded Future
  • School name: Corbett Prep
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Paid Maternity Leave
  • School name: Liberty High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Alternative Energy Sources: The Future
  • School name: Midlothian High School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: The New Administration and the Affordable Care Act
  • School name: Orchard Hills
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: The U.S. Economy is Hanging By A Thread and Here's Why
  • School name: Dixon High School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: Message To Washington
  • School name: Norwell high school
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: National Debt
  • School name: American Canyon Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: We Need a Better Education!
  • School name: Central A&M
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: Education. What's it Worth to You?
  • School name: Al-Huda School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Syrian Refugee Crisis
  • School name: Salina Central High School
  • School state: KS
  • Documentary title: The Problem With the EPA
  • School name: Las Vegas Academy of the Arts
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Trump's America
  • School name: Orchard Hills
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Gun Control
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The Truth
  • School name: Talawanda Middle School
  • School state: OH
  • Documentary title: Drone Strikes/ Airstrikes
  • School name: Palo Verde High School
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Common Choice
  • School name: Iona Prep
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: The Med-Pro card