Skinnyfat (Trailer)

Skinnyfat is a short film about the pressures of idealized body image in men. The edgy comedy tells the story of two deluded friends who decide they've jumped the shark from skinny to fat and make a pact to find their inner six packs again — at any cost!

Starring:  Jayson Jaynes, Evan Johnson & Delia Wolfe.


Written, Produced, Directed and Edited – Andy Bydalek

Associate Produced – Jayson Jaynes & Chris Forbes.

Completed June 2010 

Produced on a micro-budget, Skinnyfat:

  • Debuted to strong buzz and sold-out crowds at Frameline 2010 (San Francisco LGBT International Film Festival) and subsequent San Francisco screenings
  • Played in film festivals around the US and world, including Austin, Seattle, Chicago, Saugatuck, Rio de Janeiro, Jakarta and Oslo
  • Invited to screen and participate in a panel discussion for True Colors, a nationally-recognized non-profit dedicated to serving the needs of sexual and gender minority youth. 
  • Won the Jury award for Best Comedy at Poppy Jasper Short Film Festival
  • Enjoyed a top-selling DVD run with world-renown distributor TLA Video
  • Received a screening grant by the Queer Cultural Center in association with the California Arts Council