Straight Up Films is a multi-faceted media company with motion picture, branded content, and commercial divisions, working together to create content and curate the face of entertainment...

Straight Up Films is a fully integrated film, television, and commercial production company, focused on creating high level content for a global audience. Founded in 2008 by Marisa Polvino and Kate Cohen, some of Straight Up’s releases are Transcendence, distributed by Warner Brothers in April 2014 and starring Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, Morgan Freeman, and Rebecca Hall; Jane Got A Gun, released in 2016, starring Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, and Joel Edgerton; and Shot: The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock, produced alongside VICE Media and distributed by Magnolia Pictures.

Some highlights of their current development slate include Alex a thriller, to be directed by Louis Leterrier, based on a three part French book series by Pierre Lemaitre; Dissonance, an adaptation of a YA novel set in the multiverse and directed by Catherine Hardwicke; and a limited series based on Hedy Lamarr, starring Diane Kruger