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Concordia expands categories for 2nd annual Comedy Festival

Dec. 13, 2016

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Concordia Lutheran High School is once again hosting its popular Concordia Comedy Festival at 7 p.m. April 28 at IPFW. The festival is currently accepting entries for its expanded program.

This year, the Comedy Festival is moving beyond comedy to include action/suspense/thriller, documentary (long-form journalism), and animation.

Entries are due Feb. 24, and finalists will be announced April 10. All of the finalists’ films will be shown on the big screen in Neff 101 at IPFW and then a reception will be held in the lobby where the finalists can meet and talk to the judges, which will be announced at a later date.

The winners, which will be announced at the event on April 28, will receive a GoPro camera, and top winners in each category will be awarded a Fandango gift card. (Groups will only be awarded one prize.)

Entries can be uploaded at Submissions may not be longer than three minutes, including credits, which are not required. Entries should be free of profanity and appropriate to show in front of a large audience of students and adults. No more than four entries per person.

The Concordia Comedy Festival is open to any student in grade 6-12 currently attending a school or being home-schooled in the following counties: Allen, Adams, DeKalb, Huntington, Noble, Wells and Whitley.

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Concordia Lutheran High School, located at 1601 St. Joe River Drive in Fort Wayne, Ind., was founded in 1935 as a private, co-educational Lutheran high school open to students of all faiths and backgrounds. With Christ at the center, Concordia continues to pursue educational excellence that equips individuals for lifelong learning and service as disciples of Jesus Christ. Utilizing the most current technologies and state-of-the-art equipment, Concordia’s Media Arts students participate in a wide variety of projects that will help them develop an understanding of digital media. Students study narrative and documentary filmmaking, commercials, music videos and various forms of digital production. Learn more at