There are 36 unique locations in Shrek - more than any other computer-animated film.
A fairy godmother named Dama Fortuna was originally included in the movie, but was cut out in the beginning of the movie's production. However, Dama Fortuna will be included in 'Shrek 2' (2004).
Mike Myers actually read opposite his wife Robin when recording his lines for the climactic love scene at the end of the movie.
Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, and Mike Myers never met during the recording for the movie.
In one of the three storyboard scenes that were never animated, Fiona was born an ogre.