SKINz

A "commercial within a film" featured in the comedy short Skinnyfat. SKINz satirizes late night infomercials.

Starring:  Dyan Pieri, Brett Waxdeck, Jasmine Yuan


Written, Produced, Directed, Edited – Andy Bydalek

Chief Visual Effects and Motion Graphics –  Joe Macken

Cinematography –  Nils Myers

Associate Produced – Chris Forbes


Completed June 2010 

As part of the micro-budget short film 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