C-Span's StudentCam

Ages:Middle School, High School

Type:Submission

Categories:Global Affairs, US Government Affairs, video

Scope:National

Registration Closes
Jan 19, 2019 4:00pm
America/Los_Angeles

StudentCam is C-SPAN's annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues that affect our communities and our nation. With cash prizes totaling $100,000, C-SPAN awards prizes to 150 student documentaries, and 53 teacher advisors.

Students in grades 6-12 are asked to create a short (5-7 minute) video documentary on a topic related to the annual competition theme. Documentaries are submitted to the StudentCam review panel who select winners at each level.

Middle School entries will be judged nationally against all of their peers from across the country. High School entries will be judged regionally against their peers in one of 3 Regions (West/Central/East), based on the state of the school that the student(s) attend. C-Span judges review submissions and the judges review is final.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://www.studentcam.org/

Managing Organization: National Cable Satellite Corporation

Contact:

educate@c-span.org

Entry Fee:

Eligibility:
<ul> <li>The competition is open to all students in grades 6-12. Grades 6-8 will compete in the Middle School category, and grades 9-12 will compete in the High School category.</li> <li>Middle School students are judged nationally against their peers. High School students are judged regionally against their peers in one of 3 regions (West/Central/East), based on their school state.</li> <li>Students may compete individually, or in teams of either 2 or 3 members.</li> <li>All documentaries must include supporting C-SPAN videothat relates to the chosen topic.</li> <li>Winning StudentCam documentaries will thoroughly explore a variety of viewpoints related to the chosen topic, including those that may oppose the filmmakers points of view.</li> <li>Documentaries must be between 5-7 minutes in length .*End credits, if applicable, are permitted to run longer than the allotted 7 minute time frame.</li> <li>Entries must include either end credits or a works cited list.</li> </ul>

Registration Closes
Jan 19, 2019 4:00pm
America/Los_Angeles

Overview

StudentCam is C-SPAN's annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues that affect our communities and our nation. With cash prizes totaling $100,000, C-SPAN awards prizes to 150 student documentaries, and 53 teacher advisors.

Process

Students in grades 6-12 are asked to create a short (5-7 minute) video documentary on a topic related to the annual competition theme. Documentaries are submitted to the StudentCam review panel who select winners at each level.

Criteria

Middle School entries will be judged nationally against all of their peers from across the country. High School entries will be judged regionally against their peers in one of 3 Regions (West/Central/East), based on the state of the school that the student(s) attend. C-Span judges review submissions and the judges review is final.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://www.studentcam.org/

Managing Organization: National Cable Satellite Corporation

Contact:

educate@c-span.org

Entry Fee:

Eligibility:
<ul> <li>The competition is open to all students in grades 6-12. Grades 6-8 will compete in the Middle School category, and grades 9-12 will compete in the High School category.</li> <li>Middle School students are judged nationally against their peers. High School students are judged regionally against their peers in one of 3 regions (West/Central/East), based on their school state.</li> <li>Students may compete individually, or in teams of either 2 or 3 members.</li> <li>All documentaries must include supporting C-SPAN videothat relates to the chosen topic.</li> <li>Winning StudentCam documentaries will thoroughly explore a variety of viewpoints related to the chosen topic, including those that may oppose the filmmakers points of view.</li> <li>Documentaries must be between 5-7 minutes in length .*End credits, if applicable, are permitted to run longer than the allotted 7 minute time frame.</li> <li>Entries must include either end credits or a works cited list.</li> </ul>

Deadlines

Registration Closes
Jan 19, 2019 4:00pm
America/Los_Angeles