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An INTENSE, heinous psychological thriller about a man driven insane by his neighbour's baby's cries

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Director Alec Gibbons, writer Ricardo Bravo, and cinematographer Justin Aguirre have joined forces to bring to the big screen the award winning short script HUSH LITTLE BABY

The Story

A man is slowly driven insane by the incessant cries of the baby next door.

THE BABY NEXT DOOR is an intense, heinous psychological thriller in which an up-and-coming young professional is kept awake every night by the cries of the baby next door. The lack of sleep, his rising substance abuse, and the stress of this job send him spiralling into a mental breakdown, which ultimately reveals an unspeakable act in his past. Consumed with guilt, he is forced to face the unfathomable consequences of his actions.

"Ruthless ambition, repressed memory and reckless substance abuse collide, with catastrophic consequences, in Alec Gibbons’ frenetic, high-octane fusion of Jay McInnerny and Edgar Allan Poe." - Grimmfest

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Meet The Team

Alec Gibbons


Alec takes the role of Producer and Director. Based in Los Angeles, CA, his debut short ONE BAD NIGHT premiered recently at the NIGHTMARES FILM FESTIVAL (ranked as one of the best genre festivals in the world by MovieMaker) where it was also nominated for best writing. His short is poised for other festivals this fall, as well as an online premiere on BLOODY DISGUSTING. 

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Ricardo is a London based writer and author of the award winning short HUSH LITTLE BABY. Ricardo is an accomplished screenwriter whose shorts, feature length and TV pilots have placed in prestigious contests and festivals such as SCREENCRAFT, NIGHTMARES, SHRIEKFEST and many others. 

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Ricardo Bravo


Justin Aguirre


Justin is an award winning cinematographer based out in Los Angeles, CA. He has worked in the fields of commercial, music video, web, and short narrative. His work has been selected on +100 film festivals, including NATIONAL FILM CHALLENGE, SOCAL, NEWPORT BEACH, VIMEO AND PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL. 

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Production designer and wardrobe witch, Genevieve bring her amazing talent to the team, able to unify wardrobe and aesthetics with the desired creative vision of this production. She has extensive experience as art designer and wardrobe stylist from various films, shorts and music videos.

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Genevieve Constance Jones

Art Design

Meet The Talent

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Isaac Jay

as Connor

Isaac is an actor and writer based in Los Angeles. He is best know for Head Count, Flock of Four, and Brosa Nostra. He was born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico and graduated from the University of Southern California with a BA in Dramatic Arts in 2015. Nominations include Best Actor from the SFBATCC in 2015.

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Simone Lewis

as Julia

Simone is an actor, writer and producer best known for Smoke Break and Repose, Repeat, as well as theatre productions which include Into the Woods, The Winter's Tale and The Most Happy Fella.


Rachelle Carson-Begley

as Ms Sinclair

Rachelle is an actress and producer, known for But I'm a Cheerleader (1999), The Bling Ring (2013) and Falcon Crest (1981). She had worked in the theater starting out at the prestigious Williamstown Theater Festival in Williamstown Massachusetts for two seasons before moving to the West Coast where she has worked consistently in film and TV and theater for 34 years.

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Adam Peltier

as Richard

Adam Peltier is an actor, known for Dauntless: The Battle of Midway (2019), Life of the Party (2019) and Adventures in Online Dating (2016).

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Penny Orloff

as Old Woman

Penny Orloff was a working actor/dancer in LA when a Juilliard scholarship took her to New York. She had featured roles on Broadway, working for such directors as Harold Prince and Joseph Papp; and sang more than 20 Principal Soprano roles for New York City Opera, under Julius Rudel and Beverly Sills. 

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Jim Hackett

as Old Man

Jim is a classically trained actor and graduated from the American Academy in New York. 
After military service, Jim worked off-Broadway with Joe Papp at the Public Theater, performed in over 40 national commercials, and appeared in guest and co-starring roles on television & film.

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Miska Kajanus

as Son

Miska Kajanus is known for Insanity (2020), Reunion and Lapin Sampo ja kauppiaan rouva (2017).

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Erika T. Johnson

as Police Officer

Erika T. Johnson is known for Shameless (2011), Black Panther (2018) and XOXO (2016)

Full Cast and Crew


Isaac Jay:                                     Connor

Simone Lewis:                             Julia

Rachele Carson-Begley:       Ms Sinclair

Adam Peltier:                           Richard

Penny Orloff:                            Old Woman

Jim Hackett:                             Old Man

Miska Kajanus:                         Son

Erika T. Johnson:                      Police Officer

Paul L. Davis:                            Guard

Sarah Young:                            Woman at Bar 1

Rachel Morales-Finley:          Woman at Bar 2

Mario Di Sandro:                      Bar Keep

Directed by:                                 Alec Gibbons

Writing Credits:                          Ricardo Bravo - Story and screenplay

                                                       Alec Gibbons - Screenplay

Produced by:                               Alec Gibbons

                                                       Ricardo Bravo

Co-Producer:                             Genevieve Constance Jones

Executive Producer:                  Marcus Radford

Cinematography:                        Justin Aguirre

Score:                                            Iran García

Costume Design:                        Genevieve Constance Jones

Art Direction:                            Adam Mustafa

Film Editing:                                Alec Gibbons

Sound Design:                          Miguel Madeira

Sound Mixer:                            Pete Trepke

                                                    Brice Richardson

Visual Effects:                             Jon Merrifield

Colourist:                                      Michael Schatz

First Assistant Director:            Rachel Morales-Finley

                                                       Alex Mallonne

Make Up Dept:                           Michael Dinetz - Special make up effects designer and creator

                                                       Olya K. Tizer - make up department head

                                                       Brittany Fontaine

                                                       Tracy Du

Assistant Camera:                      Emilie Svensson

Gaffer:                                          Joseph Hartzler

Grip:                                              Max Goodman

Stunts:                                           Paul L. Davis

The Campaign

This film is a totally independent production and was self-financed. 

We would not have been able to complete without the many people to contributed to our IndieGoGo campaigns. . You hold a very special place in our hearts.

Marcus Bradford

Naomi Capetillo

Giorgio Zuccaro and Family

Venita Ozols-Graham

Margaret Dane

Rosa Torre

Giovanna Pignone

Nathan Kedem

Faye Bowser

Daniel McGrail

Celina Torres

Sofia Vera

John Cant

Marisol Delevie

Claudia and Lenny Jones

Lorena Pablos

Miri Martínez

Manuel Fonticoba

Diana Lozada

Carolina Fox

Lorena Jiménez

Rodrigo Llop

Luis Treviño (post)

Penny Orloff (post)

Eduardo del Corral (post)

Rodolfo Verdugo (post)

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