Oscar-nominated film producer Lee Thomas, who tutors MA students at Birmingham City University, missed out on an Academy Award in the Best Short Film Live Action category last night. His film "The Voorman Problem" lost out to Danish fantasy "Helium", a film about a terminally ill boy.
The prestigious award ceremony took place in Los Angeles yesterday.
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Fine and dry, with warm sunny spells on Wednesday.
A dry and fine day. Some thundery rain possible later.
An appeal is being made for pet owners to bring their dogs to a special canine blood bank to help save a life.