A film producer who tutors at Birmingham City University, is up for an Oscar on Sunday night at the biggest and most glamorous night in Hollywood's calendar.
Lee Thomas from Leamington Spa, was part of the producing team behind the short film "The Voorman Problem". It stars Martin Freeman, best-known for his work in Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" trilogy, and Tom Hollander, currently on the big-screen in "The Invisible Woman", about Charles Dickens.
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Sunny spells through the day with a chance of a light shower, remaining breezy.
Monday morning will be rather cloudy with the risk of a little light rain in places. It should become dry and brighter in the afternoon.
West Midlands weather: Staying mild with cloud bringing showers from the west