He Dreams Of Becoming A Rockstar. And He Isn’t Gonna Let Anyone Get In The Way.

 

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Meet Aiman. Don’t let his age fool you. He may be a small boy, but he has a big dream – to become a rockstar.

Unfortunately, the odds are stacked against him.

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His parents don’t understand his passion, he’s an easy target for bullies, and he most certainly can’t afford to buy the object of his desire – a guitar.

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The only things on his side are his colourful imagination, and his ‘brother’, a mysterious figure who only appears before Aiman and always encourages him to pursue his dreams.

But they are enough for him to keep going.

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Armed with a symbolic rock that he fished out of a well during a chore, and a guitar he made from scrap cardboard, Aiman decides to take on the world.

And boy, does he do it in style.

Watch ‘The Boy Who Rocked The World’ by Paul Gan (Malaysia) on Viddsee:

This film won Best Cinematography, Best Set Design, and Best Sound Design at the 2013 BMW Shorties Malaysia, and Best Young Filmmaker, Best Media and Experimental, Best Editing, Best Short Film at the 2013 Malaysia Digital Film Awards. It was also the Grand Prize Winner at the 2014 Astro Sundance Short Film Contest.

Just one more! Watch Guang, another film about pursuing the passion for music against all odds.

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