Davy CHOU is a French-Cambodian filmmaker born in 1983. In 2009, he established a filmmaking workshop in four Phnom Penh schools and founded a collective for young Cambodian filmmakers.
GOLDEN SLUMBERS, a documentary about the birth of Cambodian cinema in the 60’s, was his first feature-length film produced by Vycky Films. It was selected by the Berlinale Forum, the Busan International Film Festival, and more than 40 international festivals. It was released in France by Bodega Films and in the United States by Icarus Films.
His fiction short film CAMBODIA 2099 premiered in Cannes’ Director's Fortnight and won among others the Grand prize of Curtas Vila do Conde.
His first narrative feature, DIAMOND ISLAND, premiered at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival Critic's Week and won the SACD Prize.
Davy Chou is based in Paris, France.