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How Harry Potter shaped a generation

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"Seven years after the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Caroline Siede looks back on the book series that defined a generation."

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One Boy became One Generation. How this has shaped what we read today.

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Diving Into The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour

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It is a good time to be a fan of the boy wizard right now. Earlier in the week, the eBook versions of all seven Harry Potter novels were finally made available through the pottermore.com website, and this weekend the doors of The Making of Harry Potter studio tour will at last be opened...


For those who can't be there, an in-depth look at the new Harry Potter Studio Tour.

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Think you need to fly to play Quidditch? False! The first ever Quidditch Canadian Cup is this weekend!

Think you need to fly to play Quidditch? False! The first ever Quidditch Canadian Cup is this weekend! | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

It’s been a big year for Harry Potter: The final movie in the series came out [...] JK Rowling announced Pottermore [...] And, finally, there’s Quidditch, the no-longer-fictional sport that has been, ahem, sweeping North America off its feet.

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Harry Potter Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey: one last story to tell

Harry Potter Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey: one last story to tell | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

A new book, Harry Potter: Page to Screen, contains the personal testaments of  the cast and crew involved in the blockbuster films.

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Trailer: Potter Documentary When Harry Left Hogwarts Looks Candid And, Frankly, Unusual

Trailer: Potter Documentary When Harry Left Hogwarts Looks Candid And, Frankly, Unusual | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

I’m glad the film is coming because, having just watched this trailer for it, I’ve found myself more interested in Potter than at any time since The Chamber of Secrets. 

 

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Harry Potter tour hopes to cast spell on UK Muggles

Harry Potter tour hopes to cast spell on UK Muggles | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A giant spider, a Hippogriff and a flying car will be some of the attractions on show at Leavesden studios next year, but Harry Potter fans will have to pay up to £28 for three hours of magic...
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Harry Potter studio tour: now everyone can go to Hogwarts

Harry Potter studio tour: now everyone can go to Hogwarts | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

From the Great Hall to Dumbledore's office, a new Watford attraction takes fans behind the scenes of the Harry Potter films...

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Why JK Rowling Should Open Harry Potter Up To Other Writers

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Lauren Davis:  "Earlier this month, Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling released a short piece of prose that offered a quick look at Harry Potter and his Hogwarts classmates as adults. The response indicated that fans are still hungry for stories of the wizarding world—and perhaps it's time for someone other than Rowling to give it to them."

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Harry Potter and the Fan Fiction Factory

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Teachers, and perhaps especially teachers of English, understand how difficult it often is to convince young people that writing is a worthwhile activity...
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Warners Pulling ‘Harry Potter’ Out Of Circulation Dec. 29, With $12.1B+

Warners Pulling ‘Harry Potter’ Out Of Circulation Dec. 29, With $12.1B+ | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Harry Potter, the #1 motion picture franchise of all time, will soon disappear from shelves, as Warner Bros. stops shipping all Harry Potter theatrical film titles...

 

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Quidditch: Nerds Fight For Gender Equality

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I was busily buying tickets to attend the Quidditch World Cup next month, and found myself perusing the IQA (International Quidditch Association) website...

 

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We Explore The Harry Potter Studio Tour With Rupert Grint, Tom Felton, Warwick Davis And The Weasleys

We Explore The Harry Potter Studio Tour With Rupert Grint, Tom Felton, Warwick Davis And The Weasleys | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Harry Potter, the most successful film franchise of all time, has kept fans thrilled for decades and now Hogwarts is set to open its doors to the millions of Muggles who want a piece of the magic, by way of an authentic studio tour.
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'Harry Potter' E-Books Launch Delayed Until 2012

'Harry Potter' E-Books Launch Delayed Until 2012 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The Pottermore creators said that the electronic books said the postponement will allow them to focus on bringing "as many people as possible" to the website.
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Imagine Better: "Open at the Close"

Imagine Better: "Open at the Close" | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Creating metaphors between the Harry Potter narratives and real-life issues, as well as tapping into the structures of Harry Potter fandom, the HPA has succeeded in reaching over 100,000 young people, encouraging them to channel their love of the text and their connection to other fans around them towards civic-minded action in the real world.

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