Boris Johnson has announced £750,000 worth of investment in London's TV and film industry.
Speaking at the Ealing Studios, where Downton Abbey is filmed, the Mayor said it would help create 1,000 jobs and bring work to the capital's creative companies.
He also tried his hand at directing an animation scene in the special effects studio which he excitedly described as 'oh my god that's fantastic'.
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