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Martyn Doust - Propertyman, Star Wars: The Last Jedi
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Paul Ghirardani - Supervising Art Director, Game Of Thrones
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Roopesh Parek – Producer, Poldark (Season 3)
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Nick Dent - Senior Art Director, The Nutcracker & The Four Realms
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Matthew Winter - Location Manager, Endeavour
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Ian Tully - Production Buyer, Gunpowder
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Claire Johnston - Art Director, Little Crackers
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Donal Woods - Production Designer, Downton Abbey
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Mary Owen - Line Producer, Inspector George Gently
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Ian Scaife - Line Producer, New Tricks
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Natalie Astridge - Assistant Production Buyer, Outlaw King
"The Art Department Desk Diary is an essential part of an Art Director's kit!"
David Bowes - Supervising Art Director, Cold Feet
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Garry Dawson - Propmaster, The Current War
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Allen Polley - Propmaster, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies
"KAYS is a great resource for any production, with the Desk Diary proving time and again to be invaluable for the needs of the Art Department."
Martin Kelly - Art Director, Outlaw King
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Julie Signy - Set Decorator, Electric Dreams
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Trevor Green - Executive Producer, The Bad Education Movie
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Angelina Pretty - Stylist, Numerous Commercials
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Paul Rutter - Director, Rutters
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Simon Stacey - Director, Handles Etcetera
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Dicken Warner - Managing Director, Brandon Thatchers
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Alexander Michael - Managing Director, Airscreens Inflatables
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Michael Pilsworth - CEO, Chrysalis Vision
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Ant Leake - Managing Director, Bleufin TV
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Barry Bassett - Managing Director, VMI
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