Mickael Damperon / documentary film workshop

VAAS was delighted to welcome professional documentary maker for a 2-months video documentary workshop. Students from Year 1 and Year 2 benefited from his presence in the school: they learned how to write enticing stories and perfected their technical skills (shooting, editing). Mickael’s stay ended with a successful open-air movie night when students presented their […]

Alain KIRILI / Ariane Lopez-Huici

We had the great honor to welcome Alain Kirili and Ariane Lopez-Huici for a conference at VAAS school in Phare at Battambang. For all our students and teachers, this has been a rich opportunity to explore the path of two great artists, listening their dialogue, the force and the tension engaged in their artwork. Their […]


CONFERENCE / Round-table and projection ARCHIVE WORK : ARCHITECTURE , CINEMA AND DOCUMENT January 18, 2016 | 09.00 – 11 h00 | Phare Ponleu Selpak – building VAAS with: Alain Cieutat (Architect and Designer, University Paris 8). Nardin Patrick (Artist and Theorist , University Paris 8). Soko Phay (Historian and Theorist of Arts, University Paris […]


VAAS warmly thanks Delphine Perret for conducting a great workshop on illustration! First session enabled Year 1 students to understand the perks of simplification. Second session had the students create a playable « memory » board game. In the last session students wrote and illustrated a leaflet about their likes and dislikes. Thank you Delphine! សាលាសិល្បះសូនរូបមានភាពរីករាយដោយបានសហការជាមួយអ្នកស្រី Delphine […]


VAAS had the great pleasure to work French-Cambodian author Tian for a two-week workshop on comic book writing. Both narration techniques and graphic styles were discussed in the opening session. Year 2 students then took on writing a class fanzine under the caring supervision of the author. Please feel free to take a look at the […]


VAAS was delighted to host this great exhibition lent by the French Institute in Phnom Penh. When visiting children and adults got to understand all the steps required to make a book and found out about related jobs. A selection of illustrations from famous artists by French publisher École des loisirs and student’s works were […]

Jamie Vickers / 2D animation techniques

It was the second time Jamie Vickers ran a 2D animation techniques workshop at VAAS (both traditional and digital). He is a animator with long professional experience at Disney and in Japanese studios. The aim of his visit was to strengthen the capacity of the students in VAAS l. He did a great number of […]

Internships for year 3 students

Before beginning the year 3 personal project to get their diploma, we assigned all of the year 3 VAAS students to find an internship. Our  aim was to oblige the students to enroll in an internship to improve their career choices. We searched for businesses in Cambodia with vacant positions that would take our students as interns […]


XAVIER DUPRÉ/ TYPOGRAPHER/ CALLIGRAPHER / GRAPHIC DESIGNER Xavier Dupré is French and graduated from an applied art school in Paris, Kwon as typographer and calligrapher. He won consecutively the certificates of excellent typography in New York and Tokyo’s type director’s club. It was a great privilege for the students and VAAS team to have the opportune occasion to […]


 Welcome to the inauguration of the VAAS Building at Phare Ponleu Selpak. “INVITATION” Inauguration event for the Visual and Applied Arts building at Phare Ponleu Selpak! PPS is thrilled to announce the opening of its new building, co-funded by AFD and CCFD This building is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities that will enable students to gain […]