A French Cambodian filmmaker, Chou is the grandson of Van Chann, one of Cambodia’s greatest producers of the Sixties and Seventies. He directed his first short film in 2007, and shot his second short film after his first trip to Cambodia in 2008. The following year he founded a filmmaking workshop in Phnom Penh which enrolled around 60 students. He is also the founder of Kon Khmer Koun Khmer, a young Cambodian artist’s group. In 2009, he curated a film festival and exhibition about the golden age of Cambodia called “Golden Reawakening,” and the subsequent documentary, Golden Slumbers, is his first feature film. It premiered at the Busan International Film Festival, and went on to screen at festivals from Paris to Manila to Chiang Mai, as well as being selected as part of the Berlinale Forum, where it played with three classic Khmer films (12 Sisters, The Snake Man, Peov Chouk Sor). He is currently writing his first feature film, about contemporary Cambodian youth.