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 12th Oct 2017

RT @StephenFollows: Why the UK's indie distributors face "a growing challenge" https://t.co/6mCVFxrKfE

on 10th Oct 2017

RT @DeborahTonic: This is SO going to help me survive! Thank you @flandersimage #CONNeXT I'm looking forward to being part of your programm…

on 10th Oct 2017

RT @Screendaily: BFI makes key changes to Film Fund (exclusive) https://t.co/zz0PWQzN1E https://t.co/Z8luDGmLhJ

on 5th Oct 2017

RT @StephenFollows: Impact of New Netflix/New Line Deal on Theatrical Windows - Producers Guild of America https://t.co/lkTqHboIr8

on 13th Sep 2017

Learn everything for film, tv and games from our very own @DeborahTonic on the brilliant @NFTSFilmTV course! https://t.co/vSWJxzd6ZF


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 12th Oct 2017

RT @StephenFollows: Why the UK's indie distributors face "a growing challenge" https://t.co/6mCVFxrKfE

on 10th Oct 2017

RT @DeborahTonic: This is SO going to help me survive! Thank you @flandersimage #CONNeXT I'm looking forward to being part of your programm…

on 10th Oct 2017

RT @Screendaily: BFI makes key changes to Film Fund (exclusive) https://t.co/zz0PWQzN1E https://t.co/Z8luDGmLhJ

on 5th Oct 2017

RT @StephenFollows: Impact of New Netflix/New Line Deal on Theatrical Windows - Producers Guild of America https://t.co/lkTqHboIr8

on 13th Sep 2017

Learn everything for film, tv and games from our very own @DeborahTonic on the brilliant @NFTSFilmTV course! https://t.co/vSWJxzd6ZF