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John Paul Kelly, Emmy®-winning Production Designer

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John Paul Kelly

The National Film School Lecture Series in association with Bord Scannán na hÉireann / The Irish Film Board will welcome John Paul Kelly, Emmy®-winning Production Designer.

John Paul Kelly moved from Ireland to London to study architecture, then gained an MA in Design for Film at the Royal College of Art. He began designing low-budget promos, as a student, before working in the art department of The Last of the High Kings. Cinema credits include: The Theory of Everything (Art Directors Guild nomination, and IFTA Award); The Guard (IFTA nomination); The Other Boleyn Girl (IFTA nomination); Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story, directed by Michael Winterbottom; and I Capture the Castle. Television work includes: Byron; Stephen Poliakoff’s The Lost Prince, for which he won a Primetime Emmy® and a BAFTA TV Award; Bloody Sunday; Madame Bovary; and Shooting the Past.