About five all

Five All in the Fifth Entertainment is an award-winning production company that empowers filmmakers to capture the extraordinary characters, stories, and ideas that shape our world. We actively develop, finance, and produce documentary, feature film, television, and digital projects.

Five All teams up with a diverse array of directors, writers, showrunners, producers, actors, athletes, musical artists, journalists, podcasters, and other top talent to bring our projects to life. In partnership with leading studios and physical production houses — not to mention some of the best crews and post teams in the business — we’ve produced or are producing projects for Netflix, ESPN, Showtime, FX, Disney+, HBO Max, Paramount+, Discovery+, YouTube Originals, Snap, MTV2, Complex, Funny or Die, and Sony Crackle

Our documentary series SUPREME TEAM premiered at the 2022 Tribeca Festival a year after our documentary film BITCHIN’: THE SOUND AND FURY OF RICK JAMES premiered at the 2021 Tribeca Festival and was nominated for a 2021 Critics’ Choice Award for Best Music Documentary. Our documentary film LANCE premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for a Realscreen Award for Best Sports Documentary Program. Our documentary series DEFYING GRAVITY: THE UNTOLD STORY OF WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS won the 2021 Producers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Sports Program and was nominated for the 2021 Emmy Award for Outstanding Edited Sports Series and the 2021 Critics’ Choice Award for Best Sports Show. And our unscripted series MILLION DOLLAR LISTING was nominated for a 2022 Critics’ Choice Award for Best Business Show.

The projects listed on this site are those that have been released or announced in the trades; many more are currently in production or development. Five All is represented by UTA and Yorn Levine.

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THE TEAM

DOUGLAS BANKER

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Doug serves as Executive Producer on all Five All projects and actively pursues new partnerships and projects. A graduate of the University of Richmond, he previously founded Katai Capital, a boutique music imprint, and BroBible, a media, entertainment, and events company.

ALEX GARINGER

Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder

Alex oversees creative development for Five All, pursues new projects, and is writing several feature films. His career began in publishing, serving as the Editor-in-Chief of Duke University’s daily newspaper The Chronicle, of lifestyle magazine City, and of BroBible.com.

WHAT’S WITH THE NAME?

“Five All in the Fifth” refers to one of the most crucial moments of a championship tennis match. With the fifth set tied at five games apiece, the players have poured every ounce of energy into their match and proven they have the talent to compete with the best of the best in the sport.

At 5-5 in the fifth set, it’s all about who wants it more, who will dig down the deepest in the remaining games to come away with the victory. At Five All in the Fifth, we bring that passion, energy, and relentless determination to every project we pursue.