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Can you solve the sorting hat riddle? - Dan Katz and Alex Rosenthal

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It’s your first day at Magnificent Marigold’s Magical Macademy. But before you can learn your first spell you must get through the sorting ceremony. And the sorting hat has chosen you for a special challenge. The Macademy had 8 founders who established four houses, and there was once a mysterious fifth house. Can you figure out who founded what? Dan Katz and Alex Rosenthal show how.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Alex Rosenthal, Dan Katz
  • Director Igor Coric
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Art Director Igor Coric
  • Storyboard Artist Igor Coric
  • Animator Igor Coric
  • Compositor Igor Coric
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma
  • Special Thanks Will Gourley

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