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Other People's Kids is a series of short films created by Emelia Benoit-Lavelle and Ben Ruffman-Cohen. It is co-produced by Gabriel Stanley and ILYAAP.

Each episode of OPK offers a glimpse into the lives of various fictional New York City families through the eyes of their babysitters.

OPK is a comedic drama that explores class relations, parenting, family dynamics, and, of course, the lives of kids. Each episode is a self-contained short story that works within the context of the series.


Emelia is an actress and director originally from Massachusetts. She wants to make projects that celebrate humanity and diversity, are challenging and make people laugh. She lives in Brooklyn with her plants and lovely orange cat, Olive.

Ben is a filmmaker and performer from the Bay Area. He always thought his babysitter was the coolest and strives to carry the torch. His goal is to tell funny, honest stories. He loves science, cooking and the Oakland A's.


Director of Photography: Olivia Kimmel

Director of Sound: Allistair Johnson

Producer: Gabriel Stanley / ILYAAP

Editor: Ben Ruffman-Cohen

Colorist: Matt Grego

Art Director: Brittany Hennrikus