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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