On March 21st, 2016 VAAS school has cooperated with Avocats sans frontières France association for a Law workshop. Mr. BUN RITHY, lawyer at the court of Battambang gave a lecture on: The way to manage copyrights The strategy to handle contracts and make them valid How to process licenses registration How to ease off conflicts with or without a lawyer’s intervention Dealing with […]

The making of Epic Arts “Shake It Off” This Video was made by ឆៃយ៉ា អមតៈ / CHHAIYA Amatak, student in Year 2, and សែម បូឡា / SEM Bola student in Year 1 at VAAS, during a workshop in Phnom Penh, in partnership with Epic Arts, Phare Ponleu Selpak and Cambodian Living Arts.They had the opportunity to write and shoot scenes behind the stage […]

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 […]