Animation Workshop in Laos

Cambodians and Laotian exchanges realized! !   Three days from 27th to 29th September, I was invited by the Japan Foundation Asia Center Vientiane office and we had an animation workshop at the National University of Laos. In addition to Nakamura and Kaizuka of Social Compass this time Jessy An who is a Cambodian member and fluent Japanese is accompanied by the first attempt! ! Miracle interaction that Cambodians teach animation to Lao people through Japanese interpreter was realized.   (As Cambodian staff Jessy teaches Laotian) After all, there were only neighboring countries, and the students seemed to have a strong sense of intimacy. Lol National University of Laos is…


Animation Workshop@National Institute of Fine Arts in Vientiane

SocialCompass, Hidetaka Nakamura and Kan Tomizawa(Yamada School of Art) was invited by Japan Foundation Asia Center Vientiane, and we had a digital animation workshop at National Institute of Fine Arts in Vientiane. Mr. Souliya Phoumivong who we visited to his animation studio last time, is teaching a stop motion animation at this school. So I thought this students know how to make a basic of animation. We had lectures “Character Making”, and how to use “Adobe PhotoShop” and “Adobe AfterEffects”.   We received certification from the president of the university. I will come back to Laos around the end of September, too. And then, we will have a workshop of…


JessryAn did presentation@Dailogue for Self-Help

JessyAn did a presentation about activities of SocialCompass . It is a seminar held for the citizen “Dailogue for Self-Help” conducted as part of research funding by the Toyota Foundation, Self-help group of Cambodia, student, monk attended it. Presentation is done in Khmer language. And I think that you could be interested in our activities such as Watty’s activities and projection mapping. Jessy A’s first presentation. It seemed quite nervous, but it was a very good feeling, so I’m looking forward to the future.