Glorious special effects reel breaks down Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' "Seven Potters" scene

Step inside the making of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 1 with a set of behind-the-scenes videos that reveal the challenges the Academy Award-nominated FX team faced. Watch how the effects wizards reimagined the polyjuice potion scene, so a room full of teenagers becomes a room full of Potter doppelgängers!


There's also a collection of past FX Potter reels circulating the internet. Here are some of the best clips:

Half-Blood Prince‬

The Prisoner of Azkaban‬

Goblet of Fire

Order of the Phoenix

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All this emphasis on video for the redesign and we're given the tiniest youtube vids ever.

On the second video: Why would they need to replace Dumbledore's cursed hand with CGI? Wouldn't makeup be cheaper and better for that?