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Five  Fifty  Five 

Content worth creating



Five Fifty Five is an independent film company, with a development hub known including a diverse network of writers, designers and producers who to create impactful, innovative content.

Five Fifty Five is committed to ‘content worth creating’, using real film to tell groundbreaking stories that effect change. Our film & TV department creates hard hitting stories while our commercial department focuses on pairing larger budgets with equally large causes.

Five Fifty Five uncovers often silenced narratives, and pioneers new technologies with old to get to the heart of every story, shifting perspective on age-old-tales, that are right for the now.

Meet the TEAM


Kate Baxter

Managing Director

Kate Baxter is an award-winning actor, filmmaker and entrepreneur, and has returned to the entertainment industry after several years working at the UN and various sustainable energy organisations. With her previous business strategy and integrated policy work spanning 5 continents, Kate launched Five Fifty Five in early 2017, leading the team with her expertise in strategy, analysis, and de-risking investment coupled with her passion and creativity in storytelling. Kate and the team have produced over 25 productions to date.

Before her move to London to head the strategy department at a leading renewable energy company, Kate was based in China as the Director of a programme led by the US and Chinese central governments and remains as a member of their Advisory Board. Kate is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.



Producer / Director

Adriàn Shankar-Filho is a filmmaker having joined Five Fifty Five in 2018, and is now running development of over 5 series and feature films. Having made over 20 short films and music videos, starting out by capturing the mass protests in Brasil in 2013-2014, Adriàn spent years working and filming  in refugee camps  from Dunkirk and Calais to Paris and Belgrade, and further on to Greece, Lebanon and Jordan.