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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: Paul R Baird Middle School
  • School state: MA
  • Documentary title: Bullying Legislation
  • School name: kirkwood high school
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: college tuition ends journeys
  • School name: School for Advanced Studies - South
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Are Teachers Making Enough?
  • School name: Putnam Valley High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: A Nation of Immigrants
  • School name: Chaco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Dear Future President
  • School name: Dixon HIgh school
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: Message to Washington
  • School name: Winter Park High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Is Healthcare a Human Right?
  • School name: Summit School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: The Diminishing Resources in the Ecosystems
  • School name: Morrison Academy Taichung
  • School state: Taiwan
  • Documentary title: Get Outta There
  • School name: Terry Sanford High school
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: Reform of American prisons
  • School name: Montgomery Blair High School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Drones: Our Future in the Sky
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Choices
  • School name: Eastern Middle School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Life or Liberty: The Gun Control Debate
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: At All Costs:
  • School name: Scripps Ranch High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Everyone Deserves a Home
  • School name: Bedford Academy Highschool
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Too Heavy to Carry
  • School name: TERRA ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Pollution
  • School name: John Adams Middle School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: Our Fat Future
  • School name: TERRA Environmental Research Institute
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Love is Love
  • School name: Ryan Clocanas
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: American Energy Independence
  • School name: Franklin High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Profiled
  • School name: Singapore American School
  • School state: Singapore
  • Documentary title: Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness?
  • School name: Alexander Dawson School
  • School state: NV
  • Documentary title: Unemployment Problem In America Today