In November 2021, Procam Take 2 London provided cameras, lenses, monitoring and grip to Pulse Films for Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts (2022), a retrospective special celebrating the 20 years since Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone hit the big screen.
The special follows esteemed cast and crew of the eight-film series as they reunite at Warner Bros. Studio Leavesden to reflect on the legacy of Harry Potter, taking fans on a heart-warming nostalgic trip through one of the greatest film franchises of all time.
The Procam Take 2 Projects team managed the provision of equipment for multiple filming units, filmed over the course of a week, with cinematographers Ed Wild, Seb Feehan, Ahmet Husseyin, Geoffrey Sentamu and Edgar Dubrovskiy. Camera kit included five ARRI Alexa Minis, five ARRI Alexa Mini LFs and seven ARRI Amiras, with a selection of zoom and prime lenses: TLS Vega Primes, Cooke S4 Primes, a Fujinon Premista 28-100 T2.9 Zoom, Fujinon Premista 85-250mm T2.9-3.5, Angenieux Optimo 45-120 T2.8 lenses, and Zeiss Superspeeds.
Produced by Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Warner Horizon, Casey Patterson Entertainment and Pulse Films, Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts premiered on New Year’s Day 2022 and can be streamed in the UK and US on NOW and HBO Max.
Watch the trailer below: