YouTuber Of The Week: The Userguide Productions And How They Followed Their Dreams
What do you get when you cross an accounting graduate with a sound engineer? You get The Userguide Productions. Founded in 2010, the two began shooting weddings and corporate films.
Instead of pursuing a typical stable job, both Ben-Ji and Jonathan decided to follow their dreams, as they believe that "all it takes for something to begin is a little courage to step out in faith"
Despite starting four years ago, it was only in October 2013 when they started a YouTube channel to post their shorts
Most of their shorts revolves on everyday experiences, just like this guy who has been looking for love when it was just right in front of him
Or how the beauty of love is not just physical attraction but also something lasting, a decision one purposefully makes
In their video "The Fighter", the life of one person who fought through cancer and how he inspired others despite his condition, turned into an award winning video for them
In "Closer", which was just posted about a week ago, it highlights the importance of courage to overcome fear
To give back to the community, The Userguide aims to use YouTube as a platform to inspire "young film-makers to tell stories"
Their efforts are slowly getting noticed, as they recently won the Gold Award in the Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival (KKIFF) 2014 for their short, "The Fighter"
So if you're looking for a good local YouTuber that tells amazing stories, why not check their other videos and subscribe to them here?