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Steven Spielberg and 9 other reasons Birmingham is the secret weapon of the British Film Industry

Birmingham is the leading UK film location outside London. Andy Parker, from the Custard Factory in the city's Creative Quarter explains why

Gemma Stokes, Narvir Bindra, Laura Clapham, RBS.

Brindleyplace's annual Film Festival hosts VIP screening of 80s movie Top Gun

Thousands of people flocked to Brindleyplace to enjoy the annual Film Festival which took place between July 7-13.

Locke director Steven Knight shares his vision for a more creative Birmingham

Tom Hardy – “the best young actor Britain has got” – is the star of his new film, Locke, about a man undergoing a personal and professional crisis while driving from Birmingham to London

Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln. Picture David James/DreamWorks/Twentieth Century Fox

Daniel Day-Lewis will take Midlands' film history to extraordinary new heights.

If Daniel Day-Lewis is immortalised by winning a third best actor Oscar on Sunday night, he will take the Midlands' already underappreciated film history to extraordinary new heights.

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