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2018 StudentCam Competition - Entry Form and Video Upload

Complete Your StudentCam Entry Form and Upload Your 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 who we reach out to in the event that your documentary wins 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.


2018 Theme

“THE CONSTITUTION & YOU ”
Choose a provision of the U.S. Constitution and create a video illustrating why it's important to you.



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


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 (e.g. :?!@#$%^&*) in your title as they may 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 5-10 minutes per 100mb). A confirmation screen will appear when your documentary has successfully uploaded and you and any listed teammates 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 Thursday, January 18th, 2018.


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. For the best quality with the smallest file size we recommend the MP4 format with H.264 codec

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.


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 AM Nov 01, 2017 and ends at 09:00 AM Jan 19, 2018.

Voting Period

Voting starts at 12:00 AM Feb 26, 2018 and ends at 12:01 AM Feb 26, 2018.