BETSY WETSY TIMEBOMB EFFECT, THE – Scenes from

The Betsy Wetsy Timebomb Effect was a short film that I wrote, directed, edited and scored. I also created the title animation. The film tells the story of a middle aged gay couple arguing over whether or not to have a baby. Our hero, Alistair is a bit eccentric and doesn’t always inspire confidence as a parent. By the end of the film, Alistair and his curmudgeonly partner John discover that you can’t always get what you want, but you can get what you need. The film played in several film festivals around the world including San Francisco, Palm Springs, Chicago and Nashville.

This is the title sequence.  I re-cut the track from Sweet Charity and then animated all of the elements to the music using After Effects.  Final sound mix and design were done by Dustin Berta.

The Betsy Wetsy Timebomb Effect (2005) Short, Comedy | 22min | 2005 (USA)
Director: Bryan McHenryWriters: Bryan McHenryStars: Eustace Allen, Ted HoerlSummary: A gay couple disagree over having a baby.