I heard about this story about Nara and his teacher from YTL Foundation. The story really inspired me, and I saw how it could inspire others the same. Because of that, teaming up with Joel Burden, I decided to make a short film, a short film that would tell a story of how a single teacher believing in his or her students can affect and change the lives of so many more.
When someone is encouraged and reminded of their value, something in them comes back to life; a fresh momentum is kickstarted again.I realised that I didn’t want to stop at telling the story of Nara and his teacher; I wanted to contribute in rekindling a fire in teachers that may have been burned out.
To do that, YTL Foundation and I planned a campaign to encourage people to acknowledge the teachers and heroes in their life. As a part of the campaign, the 1BestariNet Teachers Award, an award dedicated to recognising and appreciating teachers all across Malaysia, was launched.
Starring : Anto Fernandez and Ashok
Executive producer : Hwei Tan
Director : Adrian Yap & Joel Burden
Director of Photographer and Editor : Adrian Yap
Casting Director : Andy Darrel Gomes
Producer : Melody Teo
Sound Design : Ivan Cheong from Tribe Audio
Music : Salomon Lightelm
Voice Over : Vinod Laxmikanth
Behind the scene photography : Ting Yang Shan
The Unsung Hero / The Success Story
Film by : Sean Chang & Joshua Jesudasan
Edited by : Sean Chang & Adrian Yap