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Clear Your Saturday, I’ve Got Your Plans Right Here. Two Words: Shrek. Fest.

by Sloane Hughes

Courtesy of 3GI Industries

It’s really one phrase however that doesn’t sound as dramatic

Again in 2014 the web gave delivery to one thing magical: Shrekfest. Though it began out as a joke it didn’t take lengthy for it to develop into an actual dwell occasion, as a result of, nicely, who isn’t obsessed with Shrek. So, in that very same yr, comedy troupe 3GI Industries organized the primary official Shrekfest in Milwaukee, WI. Within the years since, it’s develop into an internationally beloved occasion (remaining fully free to the general public) that features dwell music, varied contests, and a screening of Shrek.

And though giant social gatherings are inconceivable proper now, the crew 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 yr’s competition will happen fully on Twitch, the place followers from all around the world can watch and take part whereas safely socially distanced in their very own swamps. And! Earlier within the yr, 3GI requested followers to submit their very own paintings, music, and movies, which might be showcased within the competition. AND! Together with an opportunity to win varied prizes, they are going to be providing unique merch, with proceeds going to numerous social justice applications and organizations. AND! The livestream occasion might be capped off in a really particular manner, with a screening of the equal-parts loopy and wonderful 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 form of deal with.

Get your finest ogre-face on, Shrekfest 2020 streams on Twitch this Saturday, September 19, all day lengthy.

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