Filmmakers A–M

Kavich Neang

Neang KavichKavich NeangNeang Kavich, a native of Phnom Penh, Cambodia is currently a third-year student at Limkokwing University majoring in Professional Graphic Design. Kavich was first exposed to traditional Khmer arts through the Cambodian Living Arts organization and has studied folk and classical Khmer dance over the past seven years. From 2007 until 2009, Kavich was a full-time, salaried intern at Cambodian Living Arts’ Recording Studio where he was an assistant to the studio engineers. For a full month in 2008, Kavich had the opportunity to perform in England and Scotland with his dance class for the WOMAD and Edinburgh Arts Festivals.

Then in 2008, he started making his short film called “Dancing in the Building” where he has been living and learning Cambodian traditional dance. In 2009, Kavich attended a documentary workshop and directed the short film “SMOT”. In 2010, Kavich was selected by Rithy Panh’s film workshop in which he produced another short film ”A Scale Boy”. Now Kavich is directing his first feather length documentary “ Where I go?”—a co-production between FICA (International Film Festival of Asian Cinema) of Vesoul (France) and Bophana in Cambodia.