Birmingham film producer up for Oscar

A Leamington Spa-based film producer who works at Birmingham City University, is up for an Oscar at Sunday night's Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood.

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Leamington Spa film producer misses out on Oscar

Lee Thomas spoke to ITV Central ahead of the Oscars Credit: ITV News Central

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.

Click here to learn more about the film Lee Thomas and his team were Oscar-nominated for. And click here for a full list of winners.

An oscar is considered the film industry's highest accolade Credit: Lionel Hahn/ABACA/Press Association Images

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