Again in 2014 the web gave beginning to one thing magical: Shrekfest. Though it began out as a joke it didn’t take lengthy for it to grow to be an actual dwell occasion, as a result of, effectively, who isn’t keen about Shrek. So, in that very same 12 months, comedy troupe 3GI Industries organized the primary official Shrekfest in Milwaukee, WI. Within the years since, it’s grow to be an internationally beloved occasion (remaining fully free to the general public) that features dwell music, numerous contests, and a screening of Shrek.
And though giant social gatherings are inconceivable proper now, the staff behind the occasion wasn’t about to let that cease all of the Shrek-tivities.
3GI Industries is bringing Shrekfest again to its roots — the web.
This 12 months’s pageant will happen fully on Twitch, the place followers from everywhere in the world can watch and take part whereas safely socially distanced in their very own swamps. And! Earlier within the 12 months, 3GI requested followers to submit their very own paintings, music, and movies, which shall be showcased within the pageant. AND! Together with an opportunity to win numerous prizes, they are going to be providing unique merch, with proceeds going to numerous social justice packages and organizations. AND! The livestream occasion shall be capped off in a really particular means, with a screening of the equal-parts loopy and superb scene-for-scene remake, Shrek Retold.
If that is your first time listening to about Shrek Retold, buckle up — you’re in for a deal with. Like… like an LSD-laced cupcake. That sort of deal with.