Abingdon Film Unit
The Abingdon Film Unit (known as the AFU) is a small organisation based at Abingdon School in Oxfordshire, England that enables secondary school pupils between the ages of 13 and 18 to make their own short documentary or animated films under the guidance of a team of industry professionals. The AFU was formed in 2003 by renowned British documentary maker Michael Grigsby and the school's Head of Drama, Jeremy Taylor. They led the Unit together until Grigsby's death at the age of 76 in March 2013. By then, they had assembled a formidable team of tutors; Jonas Mortensen (cinematography), Mikkel Eriksen and Larry Sider (sound design), Nikolaj Larsen and Arvid Eriksson (editing), Colin O'Toole, Duncan Pickstock and Rebekah Tolley (direction), and animators Joanna Harrison and Geoff Dunbar. The
Abingdon Film Unit
The Abingdon Film Unit (known as the AFU) is a small organisation based at Abingdon School in Oxfordshire, England that enables secondary school pupils between the ages of 13 and 18 to make their own short documentary or animated films under the guidance of a team of industry professionals. The AFU was formed in 2003 by renowned British documentary maker Michael Grigsby and the school's Head of Drama, Jeremy Taylor. They led the Unit together until Grigsby's death at the age of 76 in March 2013. By then, they had assembled a formidable team of tutors; Jonas Mortensen (cinematography), Mikkel Eriksen and Larry Sider (sound design), Nikolaj Larsen and Arvid Eriksson (editing), Colin O'Toole, Duncan Pickstock and Rebekah Tolley (direction), and animators Joanna Harrison and Geoff Dunbar. The