"In a Heartbeat" is a 4-minute long animation about a Closeted Gay teenager named Sherwin. Sherwin has a crush on a boy in his class Johnathan and throughout the animation, he tries desperately to keep his crush a secret. "In a Heartbeat" was released online yesterday and has already received millions of views. The short animation has taken the internet by storm and fans of the short movie are raving about it online.

The story of a boy’s first crush

"In a Heartbeat" in an animated Short Film which follows the story of protagonist Sherwin who has a crush on one of his male friends from school.

Sherwin is still in the close and the short film follows him trying to keep his crush on fellow character Johnathan a secret.

Throughout the short animation, Sherwin's heart continuously leads him into Johnathan's path. Sherwin's heart takes a physical form through some of the movie as an adorable round-eyed character. According to TV Line, the ending of the little animation guarantees to have viewers wiping away tears of happiness.

"In a Heartbeat" was co-created by Beth David and Esteban Bravo who used this 4-minute long animation as their senior thesis in college. In an interview with Teen Vogue, the pair stated that they are extremely grateful for all of the support and love they have received for their project.

Fans of the movie have been posted to social media

"In a Heartbeat" has taken the internet by storm and fans of the short animation have been sharing their feelings across various social media outlets. The film project, which took over a year and a half to complete, has viewers instantly falling in love with the Sherwin and Johnathan's story.

Fans have been posting images of the short film and leaving comments stating that the animation has brought them to tears. Other viewers have said that "In a Heartbeat" is a truly beautiful animation and encourages other members of the public to give the short film a watch. The Human Rights Campaign have also shared a link to the movie stating that is it’s something that everyone can relate to.

The short animation is not only easy to fall in love with but it also raises the importance of all types of loves. "In a Heartbeat" has thousands of people losing their minds over the relationship between Sherwin and Johnathan marking a complete success for this all-inclusive short film.

"In a Heartbeat" was released yesterday and the video already has over 2 million views. The story of a hidden crush and of Sherwin's first love has captured the hearts of viewers from all over the world.