Every Wednesday, we’ll be sharing short films that illuminate queer life. Welcome to #HumpdayShorts.
In the hyper-masculine world of boxing, fighters use the weigh-in as one final opportunity to intimidate their opponent before entering the ring.
It’s that moment that’s the focus of the Perez Brothers’ short film The Weigh-In—clocking in just at just over a minute long, the Advocate-sponsored video gets their point across in record time.
Born and raised in Oakland, California, Hart and Devon Perez have worked on a number of projects together, from short films to commercials.
Their work has appeared on MTV, ESPN, and the international film festival circuit. Most recently, they were selected for Shoot Magazine’s New Directors Showcase. You can find more of there work on their website.