NEANG Kavich (Director)

NEANG Kavich (director and cinematographer) was raised in Phnom Penh’s landmark White Building. His first two shorts were documentaries produced by RITHY Panh: “A Scale Boy” (2010), and “Where I Go” (2013). In 2013, he joined Busan’s Asian Film Academy, and in 2014, he co-founded Anti-Archive. In 2015, he directed two short fictions, “Three Wheels” (premiere: Busan), and “Goodbye Phnom Penh”.
In 2018, his short fiction, “New Land Broken Road”, premiered in Singapore. Kavich has joined Talents Tokyo, Visions du Reel’s Docs-in-Progress, and Cannes Cinéfondation’s Residency. His feature-length documentary “Last Night I Saw You Smiling” holds its premiere in January 2019 in IFFR’s Bright Future competition. He is simultaneously preparing to shoot his first narrative feature, “White Building”.