Crowd funded animated short about gay love goes viral
LOS ANGELES — An animated short film about an adolescent gay couple has gone viral, garnering over six million views on You
Tube in just two days.
“In a Heartbeat ‘’ follows a boy addressing his sexuality after falling in love with a male classmate in
elementary school. The short was
created by filmmakers Beth David and Esteban Bravo.
David and Bravo released the film online Monday where it quickly
began trending on Twitter.
A Kickstarter campaign was launched in November 2016 to fund the project, reaching the ini
tial goal of $3,000 in three hours.
The short is a semi-finalist for best animated domestic film at the 2017 Student Academy Awards.