Hogwarts springs from the pages of ‘Harry Potter’ in this magical short film

It’s a great argument for giving your books some breathing room.

Feb 29, 2020, 5:56 pm*

Internet Culture


Michelle Jaworski

The world of Harry Potter comes alive for many of us when we open the books, but a group of animators took it one step further by literally building that world from its own pages.

Unpopular Now took more than a month to create a stop-motion short featuring one child’s copy of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. The book’s pages sprout up into a living version of Hogwarts. It rises from sections of crumbled pages, and it’s a gorgeous sight to behold.

We can only imagine all of the paper characters within those castle walls.

We wish this were real almost as much as the movie version of Hogwarts.

Screengrab via unPOP/YouTube

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*First Published: Oct 13, 2015, 12:05 pm