This Harry Potter–Star Wars Mash-Up Is A Work Of Unadulterated Genius

When a YouTube video clocks up 5 million views in a couple of days, you can assume it’s pretty good.

1. Well, this really does escalate quickly.

2. It was the work of two aspiring Australian filmmakers, Danny and Michael Philipou.

Danny tells BuzzFeed: “I’m a wannabe filmmaker. I freelance edit and film for a living. The video took two days to film and about a week to finish editing.”

3. The brothers never expected the video to take off the way it has.

But let’s face it, for a week’s work, this is pretty special.

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Alan White is a news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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