Category Archives: HP Behind the scenes

Newly released Harry Potter concept art shows plans for Nagini’s death, Rita Skeeter scene and more

A brilliant new batch of concept art for the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows movie has surfaced online in the last few days. In the images below you can see artists’ impressions for the killing of Nagini scene with the horcrux explosion, some sketches for a book signing scene with Rita Skeeter that obviously didn’t make the final cut, designs for the contraption that fits Moody’s magical eye to Umbridge’s office door, and several life-like models of some revolting looking giants. Thanks to Hypable and for these pictures.

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New on-set look at Neville’s battle makeup in Deathly Hallows Part 2

Warner Bros has released this great new video giving a behind-the-scenes look at how Neville Longbottom actor Matt Lewis’ battle makeup was created for Deathly Hallows Part 2. Watch that below, via Snitchseeker.

WB releases picture, production details of Yule Ball Great Hall set

The facebook page for WB’s Harry Potter Studio Tour has released this picture of the Great Hall set as it was for the filming of the Yule Ball in Goblet of Fire. They also revealed some of the techniques that went into giving it that cold, wintry feel.

“Here are some of the tricks the film-makers used: the Studio lights have blue lighting gel on them to create a chilling effect; the Great Hall walls were covered in a special silver treatment; the flambos were painted gold; silver curtains hang from the walls, and if you look really closely, the flambos have been changed to a reflective material and there is “ice” inside them (made from clear-cast resin). Get ready to step into the Great Hall in 2012!”

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