Feature Films

Traction Media has produced, executive produced and/or acted as domestic or worldwide sales rep on over 75 independent features. These films have premiered and screened at festivals including Sundance, Cannes, Toronto, San Sebastian, SXSW, Tribeca, Berlin and Slamdance. Learn more about the features we have been involved with by clicking on the icons to the left, and you can request a complete company bio by clicking here.

One night in Harlem sour, aging Mat (Josh Lucas) reunites with his younger brother Alan (Stephen Plunkett), just before Alan heads out for a long-planned vacation with his live-in girlfriend Farrah. O...

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When their mother goes missing in Spirit Lake and is presumed dead, three half-sisters travel home to settle her affairs. The middle sister, June (Lindsay Burdge), a documentary filmmaker, captures th...

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Three American filmmakers travel to Ukraine to investigate how cannibalism swept through the country during the notorious famine of 1932. Their travels lead to a face-to-face encounter with the evil s...

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At a remote desert property, three estranged friends and former bandmates reunite to celebrate turning thirty. Travis (Wes Bentley), the wild man of the group, obsesses over producing revolutionary ne...

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Written and directed by Allison Burnett, ASK ME ANYTHING is an adaptation of his novel UNDISCOVERED GYRL. The film tells the story of beautiful, wild, funny and lost Katie Kampenfelt (Britt Robertson)...

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Adapted from the acclaimed graphic novel, THE SCRIBBLER follows a troubled young woman named Suki (Katie Cassidy) who confronts her own mind with an experimental machine used to eliminate multiple per...

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After a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers with the motto "all for one" accept young, beautiful and sweetly naive Hannah (Kaley Cuoco) into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overni...

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Martin (Burn Gorman) is stuck in a dead-end job welcoming the newly departed into the afterlife. All he dreams of is going "up there". But his plans are thrown into disarray when he has to team up wit...

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Abandoned at birth, Nikki Black (Natalie Press) has spent most of her life in foster care, sustained only by fairytales. Incapable of love and desperate for revenge, on her 28th birthday she decides t...

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When Dr. Lynn (Christopher McCann) abandoned his terminally ill wife on her deathbed, he left his three children Susan (Gaby Hoffmann), Christian (Christopher Abbott) and Win (Dan Bittner) essentially...

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Grace (Brie Larson), a supervisor at a state-run foster care facility for at-risk teens, finds her world upended upon the arrival of Jayden (Kaitlyn Dever), a troubled sixteen-year-old whose experie...

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Fifty-something Martin Bonner (Paul Eenhoorn) leaves his old life behind and relocates to Reno, where he finds work helping released prisoners transition to life on the outside, while trying his hand ...

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Set on Dal Lake in Kashmir, VALLEY OF SAINTS tells the story of Gulzar, a young man who earns his living ferrying tourists around the lake but who himself has never left his remote village. When he ma...

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AN OVERSIMPLIFICATION OF HER BEAUTY documents the relationship between filmmaker Terence Nance and a lovely young woman (Namik Minter) as it teeters on the divide between platonic and romantic. Usi...

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A team of amateur paranormal investigators struggles to make ends meet by debunking reports of supernatural incidents. With the group on the verge of bankruptcy, they take on a case involving rumors o...

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Teasing the line between fiction and reality, indie filmmaker Alex Karpovsky plays an indie filmmaker named Alex Karpovsky who, dumped by a longtime girlfriend fed up with his refusal to marry, takes ...

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Iris (Brittany Snow) is struggling to care for her terminally ill younger brother in the wake of her parents' death. When she meets Shepard Lambrick (Jeffrey Combs), a philanthropic aristocrat, it se...

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On a birthday trip, Caroline (Marguerite Moreau) goes to visit her sister Jackie (Bitsie Tulloch) and her boyfriend (David Giuntoli) in Los Angeles. What starts out as a fun evening with friends quick...

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In this biting coming-of-age comedy, Bethany (Ashley Rickards) is stuck under the thumb of her perky but oppressive mother June (Anna Gunn). Life at her absentee dad Dale's (Diedrich Bader) is no pi...

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A birthday celebration at an upscale restaurant sets in motion events that bring Sissy (Ali Faulkner), her brother Mikey (Phillip Wolf), and friends Kenny (Matt Hansarling) and Barbie (Tory Tompkins) ...

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After twenty years in prison, Foley (Samuel L. Jackson) is done with the grifter's life.  When he meets beautiful, young Iris (Ruth Negga), the possibility of a new start actually seems real.  But t...

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In this quirky comedy set at a time when superheroes have lost all government funding and public support, Fridge (Kris Lemche) and C-Thru (Joey Kern) are tasked with transporting dangerous supervillan...

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In this playful comedy, outspoken high school senior Carson Phillips (Chris Colfer) has his whole life mapped out: he's going to get into Northwestern University and become a world-renowned journalist...

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Based on the true story of the 2001 Seattle City Council election, GRASSROOTS follows Grant Cogswell (Joel David Moore), a socially inept, unemployed music critic, who, with the help of his reluctant ...

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Secret Service Agent Jeremy Reins (Stephen Dorff) is about to have a very bad day. He wakes up in total darkness, confused and disoriented. The only light come sfrom the blood-red digital numbers tick...

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Set against the exotic backdrop of a remote region of Malaysia and infused with the raw intensity of traditional Muay Thai kickboxing, Bunohan: Return to Murder, a story of revenge, murder and betraya...

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Roméo Onze

This highly cinematic, post-coming of age tale intimately portrays a young man living with a physical affliction and weighed down by family obligation. To escape his reality, which leaves...

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Jimmy (Matt D'Elia), a terminally ill young man with a penchant for waxing philosophical and sudden costume changes, finds his hedonistic world of casual sex, drinking and board games derailed when he...

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At school, Jordin (E.J. Bonilla) is a cocky but charming Latino firebrand; at home he is a doting grandson who can't seem to please his perpetually cranky father. On the day he gets suspended for insu...

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Morris Bliss (Michael C. Hall) is a 30-something New Yorker clamped firmly in the jaws of inertia. He wants to travel but has no money; he needs a job but has no prospects; and he is still living with...

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Linda White, a barren Christian housewife, leads a sheltered existence in suburban Texas.  Her world is turned upside-down when she learns that her dying husband, Abe, has been secretly donating to a...

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During the Rwandan genocide, when neighbors killed neighbors and friends betrayed friends, some crossed lines of hatred to protect each other.

At the time of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, the Mufti of Rw...

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Shot clandestinely in Iran, and using the subversive urgency of cinéma vérité, the lives of six young people intertwine in present day Iran. Misunderstood by their families and repressed by conserv...

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The Mississippi summer begins with fourteen-year-old Robbie Hendrick in a role he knows too well.  His wayward mother having run off again, it is up to him to care for his younger half-brother, Fess....

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New Zealand's answer to the Spaghetti Westerns of the 1960's, GOOD FOR NOTHING is a beautifully shot, quirky romance about a savage outlaw who falls for the strong-willed English lady he has kidnapped...

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In this heist comedy, Tripp Kennedy (Patrick Dempsey) walks into a bank near closing time only to find himself in the middle of a robbery - actually, make that two robberies, going on at the same tim...

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Brainy and playful, You Are Here is the fascinating debut narrative feature from celebrated video artist Daniel Cockburn. Funny, disturbing and thought-provoking, it pushes the boundaries of cinematic...

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In the Fall of 1940, without warning, the entire population of Friar, New Hampshire walked together up an ancient mountain trail.  Nearly half were later found frozen to death or mysteriously slaught...

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Barry Munday (Patrick Wilson), a suburban wanna-be ladies man, wakes up in the hospital after being attacked in a movie theater, only to realize that he is missing one of his most prized possessions.....

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In this nuanced and funny portrait of marriage, newlyweds Alex (Lee Tergesen) and Alice (Melanie Lynskey) host a New Year's Eve party for their closest friends at their mountain cabin.  When a surpri...

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El Secreto de Sus Ojos

For 25 years, a murder case has remained indelibly etched in the mind of Benjamín Espósito (Ricardo Darín). Now retired and writing his autobiography, he revisits a past fu...

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An outwardly happy Australian couple (Radha Mitchell and Joel Edgerton) journey to Calcutta to collect their adopted baby, but on arrival find that the arrangements have yet to be finalized. Soon, the...

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Ken (Adam Goldstein) is an inveterate womanizer who sets his sights on a troubled young woman suffering from bulimia. Undaunted by her clear dislike for him, he joins her women’s body image support...

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Based on the work by acclaimed writer William Gay, THAT EVENING SUN tells the story of an aging Tennessee farmer (Hal Holbrook) who returns to his homestead and is faced with confronting a family betr...

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Survivors of a feral flesh-eating clan are chowing their way through the locals. Amy Halbard and Claire Carey strive to survive their abduction by the cannibals and save their children.

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Julian Marsh (Jake Hoffman) is an out of work ladies' man who lands a job directing a bizarre adaptation of Hamlet. After casting his best friend (Kris Lemche) and his ex-girlfriend (Devon Aoki) in th...

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Nancy (Maria Bello), a deeply troubled woman stuck in an emotionally dead marriage, meets her salvation on the Internet in the form of Louis Farley (Jason Patric). Louis's life, like Nancy's, has beco...

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In the remote woods of upstate New York, the Poe Family lives a Rockwellian life - perfect house, perfect marriage. If only the ten-year old twins would stop stapling frogs to trees. As the parents tr...

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Based on the recently acquired journals of Texan Dale S. Rogers, this vintage horror tale debunks history books to tell the harrowing story of a rural Texas community whose residents were terrified fo...

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Set in Fairbanks, Alaska, this is the story of Truman Korovin (J.R. Bourne), an emotionally detached, sharp-witted cab driver who knows how to take care of everyone except himself.  Alternately hil...

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It is the 1920s and anti-French rebellions emerge all over Vietnam to disrupt the foreign occupiers. When Le Van Cuong, a French cultured undercover elite, who is troubled by the sea of Vietnamese blo...

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Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne (Ryan Gosling) leads a secret life that the majority of his students will never know. When Dunne...

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Manipulative high school sophomore Kimberly Joyce (Evan Rachel Wood) brings charges of sexual assault against Percy Anderson (Ron Livingston), her English and drama teacher at an exclusive private sch...

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On the surface Leslie Vernon seems like your average, small-town, nice guy. He's has goals, ambition and aspirations, to…follow in the footsteps of his long-time heroes Freddy Krueger, Michael Myers...

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Onetime scholarship student Darren Giles (Lou Taylor Pucci) is faced with a mountain of problems, and selling 50 tabs of Ecstasy in time to pay his college tuition so he can stay in school is only one...

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Patrick Fugit plays Bickford, a reclusive college freshman who lives in a basement until his book of ‘cool ideas’ is stolen by captivating, free-spirited Sarah (Olivia Wilde). With his precious bo...

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Based on 2002 Nobel Prize winner Imre Kertesz’ moving and disturbing novel about a Hungarian Jewish boy’s experiences in German concentration camps, and his attempts to reconcile himself to those ...

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After three weeks of Internet chatting with charming 32-year old fashion photographer Jeff Kohlver (Patrick Wilson), 14-year old Hayley Stark (Ellen Page) meets him in person. Hayley jumps at the invi...

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Temporada de Patos Flama and Moko are two 14-year-olds who have been friends since childhood. One Sunday afternoon, Flama invites Moko to play videogames while his mother is not home. There they have...

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Computer hacker Lolo (Diego Luna) finds himself - and eight other unsuspecting characters - entangled with the Russian mob when the perfect crime goes absurdly awry.  Set in Mexico City and told in r...

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To handle her anxieties, Emily Brown (Meredith Bishop) is a kleptomaniac and addicted to pills. When security guard Nick (Jsu Garcia) sees Emily hitting the department store he works at, he becomes fi...

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