Season 0 - Episode 6
Creating The World of Harry Potter: Magical Effects
Harry Potter took Magic--that craggy domain of the cackling witch in a pointy hat--kicked over her cauldron and completely upended our notion of what magic could be. Warty hags gave way to schools for magic, Dementors, and wands of bone. For the filmmakers, their artisan craftsmen, and the visual effects wizards, Harry Potter's magic was a chance to embrace both the fun and the darkness and make it real.