Born and raised in France, Denis Vaslin has a background in distribution and production, before moving to The Netherlands in 2000. After four years working as line producer (a.o. for THE TULSE LUPER SUITCASES by Peter Greenaway), he started Volya Films.

Denis is a graduate of the Binger Lab in 2004, EAVE 2006 and EURODOC 2007. He is a member of the European Film Academy. He is also member of the Produire au Sud pedagogical team from the 3 Continents Festival in Nantes/France. In 2011, he created Mandra Films in France.