The “Harry Potter” franchise turned 20 years old in June. Author JK Rowling was 32 when the first book was published. A series of hit books and movies followed.
Warner Brothers then spent 10 years in Leavesden, UK, filming eight “Harry Potter” films.
The studios are massive and reveal how the movies were made using the most incredible special effects in the film industry.
Over the course of filming, five warehouses full of props were used. There was an Animal Department, a Creatures Department, a Visual and Special Effects Department, and more, which made each detail of JK Rowling’s magical wizarding world come to life.
We visited the studios in England and learned the secrets. Here’s how the producers did it.