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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: St. Ignatius College Preparatory
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: A Nation Behind Bars
  • School name: Warren Hills Regional High School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: The woman without words
  • School name: Burke Mountain Academy
  • School state: VT
  • Documentary title: The Real Cost of College
  • School name: SCAPA
  • School state: KY
  • Documentary title: Gun Violence
  • School name: St. John the Evangelist School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Does the US need an immigration reform?
  • School name: International School of the Americas
  • School state: TX
  • Documentary title: Don’t Hold It In: How Bathroom Bills Affect Everyone
  • School name: East Middle School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Keep Minimum Wage
  • School name: Leonard Herman Intermediate School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: The Power of Equal
  • School name: School for Advanced Studies South
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The Need for a National Curriculum
  • School name: Canterbury School
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Controversy is Our Policy
  • School name: Sheboygan Falls Middle School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: School Nutrition and Child Obesity
  • School name: Al-Huda School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Obamacare: The Path to Making America Healthy Again
  • School name: West Ottawa High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Healthcare That Cares
  • School name: kirkwood high school
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: The Need for Unity
  • School name: Whittier
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Does your vote count?
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle School
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Is that something we are proud of?
  • School name: State College of Florida Collegiate School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Obesity Weighing Down America
  • School name: Liberty High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: Health-Care: The Number One Concern
  • School name: Dominion High School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Water
  • School name: Patrick Henry Middle school
  • School state: SD
  • Documentary title: Gun violence and gun control
  • School name: Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: 34 C-Span Pesticides
  • School name: Long Reach High
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: The Debt Crisis
  • School name: American Canyon High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: C-SPAN Partisanship