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Bold. Creative. Daring.

 
 

ABOUT US

Five Fifty Five is committed to content worth creating. Employing a diverse network of writers, designers and producers in Five Fifty Five Labs, we create impactful, innovative content, mixing new technologies with story, shifting perspective on age-old-tales that are right for the now.

Our content values the UN sustainability goals, and is made to impact the below 10 categories.

 
  • Education

  • Equality

  • Technology + Innovation

  • Environment + Animals

  • Physical + Mental Health

  • Energy + Climate

  • Children

  • Responsible Economies

  • Community

  • Arts + Creativity

 
If you come at four in the afternoon, I’ll begin to be happy by three.
— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

MEET THE TEAM

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Kate Baxter

CEO

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 an expertise in strategy, analysis, and de-risking investment coupled with her passion and creativity in storytelling. Kate and the team have produced over 40 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.

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Adrián
Shankar-Filho

Producer / Director

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

 
“Well,” said Pooh, “what I like best...” and then he had to stop and think. Because although eating honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn’t know what it was called.
— A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh