Tonic News

We're absolutely thrilled to have been named as one the Top 50 most creative companies in England - what a fantastic start to the year!
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We're delighted to announce that we're partnering with Screen Training Ireland, supported by Irish Film Board, on FIND YOUR AUDIENCE, a new distribution and marketing programme, for experienced Irish filmmakers
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We're proud to be working in partnership with Crowdfunder as part of the 2016 CreateInnovate project, with our new programme The FilmCrowd. 2 selected films will receive specialised crowd funding, marketing and distribution mentoring for their project.
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Tonic Tweets

on 1st Aug 2017

RT @StephenFollows: Netflix is carrying $20 billion in debt. Can it keep borrowing its way to success? https://t.co/95b7JOnN3K

on 28th Jul 2017

RT @ScottishDocInst: JOB // @aconitedocs is looking for a (p/t) #PMD @JonReiss @SallyHodgson @kempas @gedfitzfilm @docsociety @sheffdocfest

on 21st Jul 2017

RT @Screendaily: The @BFI's Ben Roberts hails a creative boom in low-budget British films https://t.co/0dmpE4PRqM https://t.co/ZYILOG3qDh

on 20th Jul 2017

RT @ICOtweets: What do young people really want from cinema? We asked them and put together this easy run down for you https://t.co/YC2XTl3…

on 19th Jul 2017

RT @DeborahTonic: Whoop! Here are my lovely students, all placed at great companies. Thank you to all employers for their support of the co…


What We Do



We Are The Tonic helps filmmakers and film companies get their films out there in the best possible way - to the right audiences, on the right platforms, supported by strong distribution and marketing strategies.

The Tonic team is currently involved in a range of projects including:

  • Working with film makers to manage the direct-distribution strategies for a number of independent films in the UK
  • Running tailored distribution and marketing mentoring programmes for film makers in the UK and Europe
  • Theatrical strategy and organisational structure planning and recruitment for a UK and an international distributor
  • Providing marketing expertise to 3 UK distributors
  • Marketing a national event cinema/alternative content release
  • In-company film marketing training
  • Launch and marketing strategies for several new businesses
  • Working with government-funded bodies to maximise marketing in the early stages of a film's lifecycle
  • Mentoring, tutoring, and lecturing in Marketing and Distribution for the Media Business School in Spain, the London Film School, the Film For Cymru Wales, iFeatures, Irish Film Board, Creative MEDIA Europe, and Moving Image Wales.

Current and recent clients include: The British Film Institute, CineSens Entertainment, Creative England, Creative MEDIA Europe, English National Opera, Film Agency Wales, iFeatures, Independent Film Company, Irish Film Board, Koch Media, London Film School, Media Business School, Network Distributing, Organic Marketing, Praslin Pictures, Pukka Pictures, What Is Bobo.


Tonic News

We're absolutely thrilled to have been named as one the Top 50 most creative companies in England - what a fantastic start to the year!
Click to read more

We're delighted to announce that we're partnering with Screen Training Ireland, supported by Irish Film Board, on FIND YOUR AUDIENCE, a new distribution and marketing programme, for experienced Irish filmmakers
Click to read more

We're proud to be working in partnership with Crowdfunder as part of the 2016 CreateInnovate project, with our new programme The FilmCrowd. 2 selected films will receive specialised crowd funding, marketing and distribution mentoring for their project.
Click to read more

Tonic Tweets

on 1st Aug 2017

RT @StephenFollows: Netflix is carrying $20 billion in debt. Can it keep borrowing its way to success? https://t.co/95b7JOnN3K

on 28th Jul 2017

RT @ScottishDocInst: JOB // @aconitedocs is looking for a (p/t) #PMD @JonReiss @SallyHodgson @kempas @gedfitzfilm @docsociety @sheffdocfest

on 21st Jul 2017

RT @Screendaily: The @BFI's Ben Roberts hails a creative boom in low-budget British films https://t.co/0dmpE4PRqM https://t.co/ZYILOG3qDh

on 20th Jul 2017

RT @ICOtweets: What do young people really want from cinema? We asked them and put together this easy run down for you https://t.co/YC2XTl3…

on 19th Jul 2017

RT @DeborahTonic: Whoop! Here are my lovely students, all placed at great companies. Thank you to all employers for their support of the co…