Film Unit News

AFU Annual Screening

Tuesday 2 October 2018
Saturday night's annual screening of new films by the Abingdon Film Unit was the fifteenth since the Unit was formed in 2003. More...

AFU tutors win BAFTA for Best Short Film

Monday 19 February 2018
Congratulations to AFU tutors Colin O’Toole and Jonas Mortensen who won the BAFTA for Best Short Film at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday night. More...

Abingdon Film Unit Screening

Thursday 5 October 2017
The 14th annual screening of new films by members of the Abingdon Film Unit took place in the Amey Theatre on Saturday 30 September and reflected a bumper year in terms of the range of projects undertaken by the Unit and its alumni. More...

Sobell House film premiere with AFU

Sobell House film premiere with AFU

Wednesday 29 March 2017
It was a red carpet occasion this afternoon for members of the Abingdon Film Unit as they attended the premiere of their short film in support of Sobell House. More...

Film Unit Success

Film Unit Success

Wednesday 15 March 2017
Congratulations to AFU filmmakers David Bicarregui and Joe Bradley whose 2016 film 'Fade Away' was not only nominated for 'Best Experimental Film' but also won the 'Best Young Filmmaker Award' at last Saturday's Screentest National Student Film Festival in Greenwich. More...

Filming "Limbo"

Congratulations to AFU Filmmakers

Wednesday 22 February 2017
Congratulations to two AFU filmmakers who have both had their films accepted for the "Screentest" National Student Film Festival in London. More...

AFU Sobell House Filmmaking Team

AFU Sobell House Filmmaking Team

Tuesday 24 January 2017
A team of students from the Abingdon Film Unit (AFU) have been making a short film at Sobell House to raise awareness of their work whilst developing their skills as young filmmakers. More...

The Abingdon Film Unit’s 13th Annual Screening

The Abingdon Film Unit’s 13th Annual Screening

Monday 10 October 2016
The Abingdon Film Unit's 13th annual screening took place in the Amey Theatre on the evening of Saturday 1 October and was a resounding success. More...

AFU American Success

Friday 4 March 2016
Congratulations to AFU filmmakers Aim Wonghirundacha and John Cheung whose latest film "The Red Brick" has been selected from over 5,000 entries worldwide for the 2016 Nashville Film Festival. More...

Acting bully boys: from L to R, Josh Sarphie, Arthur Musson, Evgeny Neviditsin, Andrey Ogarev and Kit Greenacre as members of the class that gangs up on the boy who thinks outside the box in a scene from The Red Brick.

AFU Round up

Tuesday 1 December 2015
It has been an exciting term for the Abingdon Film Unit. More...

AFU members on the set of Shaun the Sheep Movie

Among the Silicone Legends

Wednesday 20 May 2015
Members of the Abingdon Film Unit enjoyed a unique opportunity to meet a filmmaking giant today when they visited the Aardman Studios in Bristol and received a guided tour of the company's Aztec West facility. More...

Further success for AFU film “Blindside”

Further Success for AFU Film “Blindside”

Saturday 21 February 2015
Today Film Unit members John Cheung and Aim Wonghirundacha travelled to the National Film Theatre in London to watch their film Blindside compete for the best fiction award in the BFI's prestigious Future Film Festival. More...

Blindside marches on

Blindside Marches On

Monday 26 January 2015
The success of John Cheung's and Aim Wonghirundacha's debut fiction film 'Blindside' continues to delight with news of its nomination as one of the top six shorts in this year's BFI Future Film Festival at the National Film Theatre in London. More...

Further success for AFU film

Further success for AFU film

Monday 12 January 2015
Congratulations to sixth formers John Cheung and Aim Wonghirundacha whose short film "Blindside" has now been selected for the prestigious BFI Future Film Festival. More...

King Charles III by Mike Bartlett

Abingdonians in Drama and Film flying high

Friday 9 January 2015
The new year sees Abingdon's current and former cultural ambassadors topping the polls in a wide range of theatre and film disciplines. More...

AFU film to screen in America

AFU film to screen in America

Thursday 23 October 2014
Many congratulations to AFU members and "Spirit of Grigsby" Award winners John Cheung and Aim Wonghirundacha whose debut film "Blindside" has been selected for screening next weekend at the Future of Cinema Film Festival in Interlochen, Michigan, USA. More...

AFU’s 11th Annual Screening

AFU’s 11th Annual Screening

Saturday 27 September 2014
An enthusiastic audience gathered in the Amey Theatre this evening to witness the 11th annual screening of new films by members of the Abingdon Film Unit. More...

AFU Graduate Tian Ji Wins BAFTA Scholarship

Monday 22 September 2014
AFU alumnus Tian Macleod Ji has been awarded a prestigious BAFTA scholarship to study the MFA in Creative Media at City University of Hong Kong. More...

AFU member Chris Young introduces the screening

AFU New Films Screening

Friday 19 September 2014
11th Annual Screening of new films by the Abingdon Film Unit. More...

A VIP pays a visit to the Abingdon Film Unit

A VIP Pays a Visit to the Abingdon Film Unit

Thursday 11 September 2014
A rather special visitor popped in to the Abingdon Film Unit's weekly session yesterday. More...

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