OVER VIEW
OUR ORIGINS
Cinema
Founded in 2005 to produce a single piece of literary material written by Christopher Compton, Fifth Floor Pictures has grown to become one of the most regarded independent movie production companies in Dallas, because of the people who work at, and have worked for, Fifth Floor Pictures, LLC.
  • 2005
    2005

    March 2005 – Fifth Floor Pictures produces its first project under Company founder and Executive Producer Christopher Compton.

  • 2006
    2006

    By 2006, Fifth Floor Pictures was incorporated. With a new logo and the addition of Chad Myers, the Company’s new President and Executive Producer, he and CEO Christopher Compton begin to regularly develop and produce movies.

  • 2008
    2008

    Chad Myers exits and Brandon Craig enters, becoming the Company’s new President. Fifth Floor co-produces the feature Killing Holly, with Good Luck Pictures.

  • 2012
    2012

    In 2012, Fifth Floor updates it’s logo and begins developing the project that will eventually become, Strait & Narrow.

  • 2013
    2013

    In August 2013, Fifth Floor Pictures begins production on its largest project to date, Strait & Narrow, directed by Christopher Compton, starring Brandon Craig, Al Dias and Kassandra Marron.

  • 2016
    2016

    In March 2016, Fifth Floor Pictures premieres Strait & Narrow before a sold out crowd at Studio Movie Grill in Arlington, TX, and later teams up with ITN Distribution for domestic and international sales.

  • 2017
    2017

    Strait & Narrow is released globally, Summer 2017, through studios such as eOne, Momentum, Sony and Hualu (China).

ABOUT THE STUDIO
FIFTH FLOOR PICTURES
WE ARE IN THE BUSINESS OF MOVIE DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION BOTH INDEPENDENTLY OR THROUGH COLLABORATION WITH VARIOUS ENTERTAINMENT AND PRIVATE ENTITIES.

In March of 2005, Christopher Compton started producing movies with upstart, Fifth Floor Pictures Co. Today, he is the Senior Managing Member of Fifth Floor Pictures, LLC and is the Chief Executive of the company. In 2006, Brandon Craig came on board as the VP of Production and Marketing, eventually becoming and Managing Member and the President of Fifth Floor Pictures, LLC in 2008. While handling all business affairs and providing leadership, Compton and Craig are also the creative minds who develop and produce the projects conceived at Fifth Floor.

So, what does Fifth Floor do? We are in the business of movie development and production independently and/or through collaboration with various entertainment and private entities. Fifth Floor’s mission is to become a leading independent motion picture, television and media production company. In 2011, Fifth Floor launched its commercial media division, Fifth Floor Media Group, a project that had been in the making since 2009. In 2013, Fifth Floor launched it’s Television division.

Other than key attachments, much of the cast and crew for our projects come from the DFW metroplex, which has a direct, positive impact on the talent pool available in the area and creates jobs for Texas industry professionals. All features produced at Fifth Floor premiere in Dallas, before anywhere else, further stimulating the Texas film industry.

We have made it our primary goal to bring high quality entertainment, not only to Texas, but to the entire world, whether you see our movies at an art-house theater, large multi-screen cineplex, on DVD/Blu-ray, or another home entertainment medium.

Please note that Fifth Floor Pictures is not a film finance company and all projects produced at Fifth Floor are currently developed from within. Therefore, Fifth Floor Pictures does not accept screenplay submissions at this time.

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP
Christopher Compton
CEO / Executive Producer
Mr. Compton oversees the day-to-day operations and strategic direction of the company. On the production side of business, he is a writer, director, producer, and editor of films produced at Fifth Floor Pictures.
Brandon Craig
President / Executive Producer
Mr. Craig oversees production, marketing, and general business of the company. Creatively, he is one of Dallas' most talented actors, and behind the camera he is a Producer and Visual FX Supervisor for films produced at Fifth Floor Pictures.
Jai Codrington
EVP Music and Sound
Mr. Codrington is the Head of Music and Sound at Fifth Floor Pictures. He oversees licensing and the mixing and mastering of all content created within the Fifth Floor studio system. Creatively, he's a musician and foley artist.

We are in the business of movie development  and production both independently or through collaboration with various entertainment entities.

12 Years
Strait & Narrow
FILM
Andre Caissy, Ex-Force Recon Marine and father of an ill daughter, must confront his morality when backed into a corner.
Fifth Floor Media Group
SERVICES
Connect with customers and clients by utilizing FFMG's media production services.