ABOUT AIM PUBLICITY
Aim Publicity is a thriving independent PR company specialising in entertainment publicity.
It launched in 2004 and in a relatively short space of time it has built a reputation as a vibrant, exciting company that delivers results and coverage for our clients and their titles.
Aim has worked on numerous projects, from foreign language feature films, through to classic and new release movies, taking in documentary, special interest, fitness, children’s, comedy and TV genres. Clients have ranged from small independent labels through to some of the biggest studios and distributors in the business.
We have achieved coverage in national and local newspapers, specialist and mainstream magazines, TV and radio and online via websites, blogs and social networking. Taking in talent interviews, features, reviews, competitions and much, much more.
We have organised launch events, screenings, parties and talent tours, all of which have secured coverage.? We have handled press and publicity for theatrical releases, festival releases, Blu-ray and DVD releases and TV channels amongst others.
Our client list includes Acorn Media, Acacia, Arrow Films, Second Sight, Anchor Bay, Revolver Entertainment, Watch It Now Entertainment, Mediumrare Entertainment, Metrodome, RLJ Entertainment, Odyssey DVD, Icon Home Entertainment, Optimum Releasing, Universal Pictures Catalogue, Universal Playback, Universal indi VISION, Mr Bongo Films, ICA Films, DNC Entertainment, Dogwoof Pictures, Severin Films, Digital Classics, Film First, ITV DVD, Fremantle, Noukies, Swipe Films, Bluebell Films.
Recent highlights include:
Ealing Music & Film Festival 2017
We promoted this February festival for the fourth year running and secured some great broadcast coverage including Artistic Director Julian Gallant on London Live news and soloist Martin James Bartlett performance and interview on BBC Radio 3's prestigious primetime show In Tune. We secured coverage in Classical Music magazine and classical music websites and blogs including Music & Vision, Seenandheard-international.com, Planethugill.com and many more. Most importantly we worked closely with local press securing pieces in Ealing Gazette, Get West London, Ealing Today, VisitSouthall.co.uk, AllAboutEaling and the Enquirer. We featured in the What To Do This Weekend section of LastMinute.com's blog, and appeared on multiple listings websites including Londontown.com, allinlondon.co.uk, ViewLondon.co.uk, thefestivalcalendar.co.uk, as well as websites such as britflicks.co.uk and memoirsofametrogirl
A release of the Sky1 drama starring Dawn French and Emilia Fox, although we had no access to talent for this home entertainment release we secured some great review and competition coverage with pieces in Mail On Sunday, Daily Star, The Sun, Daily Mirror and The People for National Press, women’s press including Best, Bella, Heat, Woman’s Own, Woman’s Weekly and Now. We placed coverage with retirement press including Mature Times, Yours, Choice and 50Connect. We also placed coverage with food press including Great British Food, Delicious Magazine and as it was filmed and set in Cornwall we secured press in The Cornish Guardian, Cornwall Live and Sunday Independent Cornwall
Witness for the Prosecution and Two By Christie Box Set
Following the screening of this BBC drama over the Christmas holidays we promoted the series and an Agatha Christie Box Set on DVD. With limited access to cast we secured interview pieces with Billy Howle in The Gentlemen’s Journal and David Haig in Daily Express plus a morning of BBC radio interviews with him and a separate day of radio with Monica Dolan. Sarah Phelps the screenwriter did the My View slot in Daily Mail Weekend and an Andrea Riseborough interview ran in Big Issue. On top of this we placed coverage in Saturday Express Magazine, Mail On Sunday, Sunday Mirror, The Sun Fabulous Magazine, crime press including Crime Scene, Real Crime and Crimetime. Other pieces ran in Woman, Closer, Yours, TV websites such as TellyBinge, VultureHound, CustardTV, and TV & Satellite Week and vast radio and regional reviews and giveaways
Sophia Loren’s Two Women & A Special Day
We promoted two of Sophia Loren’s lesser known films on Blu-ray and DVD and a one-off screening at the ICA and placed extensive review coverage across national press including Mail On Sunday Event and Express, film press including Sight & Sound, Cinema Retro and Total Film. There was vast online coverage including Beautifulfraud, Blueprintreview, Cineoutsider, Cinemasonline, Filmuforia, Frontrowreviews, Theartsshelf, Thepeoplesmovies, Vulturehound, Thespinningimage, Blu-Ray.Com, Rowthree with additional coverage in regional press and radio outlets
Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives
A DVD release of feature documentary about the people behind the seminal nineties radio show that launched the career of many hip hop superstars including Jay Z and Nas. We secured interview features with Huck Magazine, Hero Magazine, The Ransom Note and Echoes Magazine. We placed an interview with BBC 1Xtra Stretch and Bobbito for an old school hip hop special on Charlie Sloth’s show and a an interview ran on the Gilles Peterson Show. We secured an exclusive clips campaign with feature coverage running on Daily Star Online, GQ Online, Unilad, The Ladbible and RWDMag, these received huge pick up across other sites. We also placed a hip hop bundle competition across music websites including Q Online, Mojo4Music and film and radio outlets including Empire and Kiss FM, all ran with the trailer. Reviews ran across music press and online with including 5 stars in Record Collector
The Missing Series 2 and DVD Box Set
BBC’s The Missing returned with a hugely popular second series starring a stand out cast, including the return of the brilliant Tcheky Karyo and new to the series Keeley Hawes, David Morrissey and Laura Fraser. We had very limited time with Laura Fraser but placed some great pieces including a four-page feature interview in Sunday Telegraph’s Stella Magazine, a piece in Closer Magazine and an appearance on BBC Breakfast. We also had time with the writers Jack and Harry Williams and secured a full day of BBC Radio taking in BBC London’s Robert Elms, BBC Radio Norfolk, Suffolk, Oxford, Derby, Three Counties, Lincolnshire and many more. They also spoke to Digital Spy and The Custard TV for features. Extensive review coverage was placed in Sunday Express S Magazine, Daily Mail Weekend, Daily Star, The Sun Popcorn, Crime Scene, Real Crime, Heat, Woman, Woman’s Own and Now, with reviews and competitions running online and across regional press and radio.
People Just Do Nothing Complete Box Set
For the cult BBC Three mockumentary series first DVD release we arranged a press junket like no other with the some of the main characters: Grindah, Chabuddy G and DJ Steves. We sourced a suitable location and arranged interviews with DJ Magazine, Echoes Magazine, Comedy.co.uk and TheRansomNote, and set up video interviews with Digital Spy, Don’t Panic and Konbini. We then took to the roof of The Guardian’s offices for a filmed piece with Guardian Online. We also arranged an interview with BBC 6 Music’s Radcliffe and Maconie. We placed exclusive clips with RWDOnline and Gigwise with further coverage including NME, Radio Times, Heat, All About Soap, Cultbox, Telly Binge, I Talk Telly and We Are Cult.
Q Volume 1: Series 1-3
Spike Milligan’s BAFTA-nominated, surreal sketch show, a huge influence on Monty Python’s Flying Circus, got its first ever home entertainment release since it first aired in 1969. We secured positive reviews in The Sun and the Saturday Express Magazine as well as print publications including Sight & Sound, Mature Times, Mayfair, The Reprobate, Binge Box and Best of British. We secured rave reviews in a number of online outlets taking in comedy, TV and entertainment sites such as Chortle, Britishcomedy.org.uk, comedy.co.uk, Vulture Hound, Cultbox, CultTV.org, blueprintreview.co.uk, We Are Cult, and regional outlets Derbyshire Times, Glasgow Herald, Hampstead & Highgate Express, and The Peterborough Evening Telegraph.
Assault on Precinct 13: 40th Anniversary Edition
A newly restored, high definition version of the John Carpenter cult classic released as a Limited Edition box set with a wealth of exclusive special features, alongside a standard DVD release. We secured a full retrospective in the Daily Telegraph online, with a vast reviews campaign with pieces running in all film press including Empire, Total Film, Sight & Sound as well as PlayStation Magazine. We ran an extensive online campaign with numerous five star reviews placed across dozens of cult and horror outlets and websites including Scream, Starburst, forbiddenplanet.co.uk, horrorcultfilms.co.uk, entertainment-focus.com, indielondon.co.uk, Critics-Associated.com, DVD Active, FrontRowReviews.co.uk, CInemas-Online.co.uk, PissedOffGeek.com, and entertainmentfuse.com.
Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives
A DVD release of feature documentary about the people behind the seminal nineties radio show that launched the career of many hip hop superstars including Jay Z and Nas. We secured interview features with Huck Magazine, Hero Magazine, The Ransom Note and Echoes Magazine. We placed an interview with BBC 1Xtra Stretch and Bobbito for an old school hip hop special on Charlie Sloth’s show and a an interview ran on the Gilles Peterson Show. We secured an exclusive clips campaign with feature coverage running on Daily Star Online, GQ Online, Unilad, The Ladbible and RWDMag, these received huge pick up across other sites. We also placed a hip hop bundle competition across music websites including Q Online, Mojo4Music and film and radio outlets including Empire and Kiss FM, all ran with the trailer. Reviews ran across music press and online with including 5 stars in Record Collector.
DVD release of acclaimed, timely Channel 4 drama starring screen legends Robbie Coltrane and Julie Walters. Although we didn’t have access Robbie Coltrane or Julie Walters, Andrea Riseborough completed an interview with Guardian Q&A and Tim McInnerny spoke to Telegraph Fame and Fortune, Metro 60 Seconds and Daily Mail Weekend My View. Reviews ran in Radio Times, Heat, Crime Scene magazine, Real Crime, Choice and online with Mature Times, BritishDrama.org.uk and 60MinutesWith.co.uk. We Love TV, Best of British, The Big Issue, Let’s Talk ran competitions, with Cultbox.co.uk, TheCustardTV.com, TellyBinge.co.uk and ITalkTelly.com running promotions online.
Our Girl Series Two
Michelle Keegan led the second series of war based drama, Our Girl which was released on DVD from RLJ Entertainment alongside a series one and two box set. Although we didn’t have access to Michelle, we secured interview coverage with her on screen Mum, Angela Lonsdale who spoke to Express.co.uk, New Magazine and TellyBinge.co.uk and Ben Aldridge did a radio junket including BBC Asian Network, BBC Radio Northampton, Stoke and Northampton. We garnered reviews in Daily Star, Best, Closer, Heat and Woman magazine alongside reviews in a list of regional newspapers, and placed competitions with The Sunday People, Daily Mirror’s We Love TV, All About Soap, Northern Life with further coverage came from key TV and entertainment websites including Cultbox, I Talk Telly, Vulture Hound, What Culture and IndieLondon.
To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Alan Parker’s seminal film RLJ Entertainment released a special edition Blu-ray. We had very limited interview time with the director but secured a three-page feature in Empire Magazine and The Guardian How We Made feature which ran in print and online. We placed an online feature with Daily Express, 25 Years facts on The Commitments. We secured interviews with writers Dick Clement and Ian LaFrenais on BBC 4 Extras Comedy Club and British Comedy Guide and garnered extensive coverage across Irish Press including large cover features and online coverage in The Irish World, The Irish Sun, Irish Independent, The Irish Post, Irish Gazette. We had limited time with other cast and secured a day of radio across BBC stations including RTE, BBC London, BBC Scotland and BBC Wales. An extensive reviews campaign ran with pieces in Mail On Sunday, Sunday Express Magazine, Daily Star, Total Film, Bella Magazine and across key entertainments websites and blogs .
Aim Publicity helped arrange a hugely successful launch party at The Borderline Club, with a live performance with The Stars From The Commitments.
The theatrical release of a feature documentary about a wine con man saw a front page cover feature in The Observer Magazine, that also ran on Guardian Online. We had interview time with the directors and features ran in The Spectator, Decanter, TimAtkin.com, Vice Munchies and BBC Newshour. We placed extensive coverage in wine/food and drink outlets including TheDrinksBusiness, Wine Spectator, Wine-Pages, Berry Bros. blog, Vagabond Wines, Bauer:My Favourite Recipes, JancisRobisnon, WineWomenSong and in crime press Real Crime and Crime Scene. Reviews ran in all National Press including ES, Daily Express, Times T2, Financial Times, Independent Online and film press including Empire, Little White Lies, Sight & Sound, Total Film and online including CultureWhisper, HuffPostUk, criticsassociated and onscreen.
Boy Meets Girl Series Two
The second series of BBC Two’s transgender comedy drama was released on DVD and supported by Denise Welch who completed interviews with Sunday Mirror Notebook magazine and Express.co.uk. Harry Hepple was also available for interviews and spoke to BBC Radio Newcastle, Stoke, Kent and WCR FM alongside Boyz magazine. We obtained reviews in Best, Bella, Heat, Choice magazine and The Big Gay Picture Show and placed competitions with We Love TV, Inside Soap, I Talk Telly, TellyBinge.co.uk and Top10Films.co.uk. Comedy websites British Comedy Guide, Chortle and British Comedy website also covered the release.
Author: The JT Leroy Story
For the theatrical release of this feature documentary about the greatest literary hoaxes of all time we garnered a very successful campaign. We had very limited time with the ‘author’ Laura Albert, but we secured a five-page cover feature in The Guardian G2 Jeff Feuerzeig the director was also interviewed for this. An interview feature with the director ran in Sunday Times’ Style Magazine, and features were placed in Financial Times, I Newspaper, Metro, Attitude, Boyz, Voltcafe, Vice UK, The Metropolist, Huck Magazine online and Eyeforfilm. Broadcast interviews included Sky News and BBC London Robert Elms. Extensive reviews ran across print and online including 4 stars in The Times, Evening Standard, Telegraph and Daily Mirror and Daily Express and review in Big Issue, The Spectator, BBC Arts online, TheShiznit, HeyuGuys, FrontRowReviews, TheMetropolist.
For the 30th Anniversary release of Absolute Beginner we had limited time with director Julien Temple and secured interviews that ran on BBC 6 Music, Radcliffe and Maconie and Shaun Keeveney, Vice.com, Britflicks, therasnsomnote, thequietus and supajam. We also secure one major interview with Patsy Kensit for The Times Weekend double page spread. We placed extensive reviews coverage across film press, music press and national press including Express Saturday Magazine, Mail On Sunday, The Sun, Sight & Sound, Uncut, Total Film, Record Collector, NME. With widespread online coverage including Sabotage Times, Modculture and Beat Magazine.
Dicte: Crime Reporter
UK DVD release of Danish Nordic noir series. We had access to leading lady Iben Hjejle who was interviewed by Female First, The Killing Times and Film International and we gained coverage in Nordic noir sites such as Scandillous, Nordic Noir blog, Eurocrime and Danish loving site Hello Hygge. Reviews ran with Bella Magazine, Heat Magazine and Instyle featured it online in their ‘Things to do This Week’ feature and reviews included BeautifulFraud.com and BlueprintReview.co.uk. Competitions placements included with All About Soap, We Love TV, TNT magazine and TellyBinge.co.uk.
In the Club Series Two
For the DVD release of second series of Kay Mellor’s baby drama, we had access to Kay Mellor herself and set up interviews with Daily Mail Weekend, The Sun’s Fabulous magazine, Express.co.uk, The Jewish Chronicle, The Jewish Telegraph, Northern Life, Scottish Sunday Post and Yorkshire Life magazine. We also had access to Christine Bottomley and placed interviews with Cultbox.co.uk, MrRumsey.com and TellyBinge.co.uk alongside a range of local BBC radio stations. We placed competitions with a selection of parenting websites including Mother & Baby, The Baby Website, UK Mums TV and Madhouse Family Reviews as well as in magazines such as Real People, Foxy Bingo magazine, Inside Soap and All About Soap. Saturday Express magazine, Daily Mail Weekend and Daily Star reviewed the DVD in addition to the Press Association and key TV and entertainment websites.
Respectable: The Mary Millington Story
Home entertainment release of brand new feature documentary about Britain’s only genuine sex superstar, Mary Millington. We secured features online with Express.co.uk and Daily Mirror as well as a double page spread in Fiesta magazine and reviews ran with Empire, Radio Times online, Home Cinema Choice, Mayfair, Starburst online, Don’t Panic, Good Film Guide, Brit Flicks and Critics Associated. Competitions ran online with Closer, The Debrief, Yours, Real People and Magic.
Hollywood Classics (Jimmy Reardon)
Simply Media released a slate of Hollywood Classic films on DVD, including A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon starring a very young Matthew Perry and ever young River Phoenix. We sent out photos of the young stars with the headline #ThrowbackThursday to journalists and secured coverage online with Daily Express, The Mirror, Metro, Digital Spy, Comedy Central and Women Times. Matt Dillon classic A Kiss Before Dying was also released and reviewed by Mail on Sunday Event, Total Film and further coverage for the films came from Cinema Retro, Movie Mail, Empire online,Heatworld, The People’s Friend, Candis, Filmuforia.com, HeyUGuys.com and Top10Films.co.uk.
Home entertainment release of the cult comedy series starring Simon Day as the titular rock star in this BBC rock mockumentary. We arranged a press junket with Simon Day and writer Rhys Thomas, with some in character interviews including BBC Radio 2 Steve Wright, BBC 6 Music News, BBC London Tim Arthur, TalkSport Radio – Hawksbee and Jacobs and BBC 4Extra Comedy Club. We placed interview features in Prog Magazine, Coach Magazine, Short List, Loaded.co.uk and Metal Hammer Online. We secured extensive reviews in national press including The Sun, Daily Star, Mail On Sunday, I Newspaper and Independent, music press including Uncut, Classic Rock, Total Music Magazine and a box set review in Heat Magazine. We also placed competitions with comedy outlets, TV and music outlets.
The Ninth Configuration
Blu-ray and DVD release of this mind-blowing cult classic from William Peter Blatty, renowned author of The Exorcist. We ran an extensive review and news campaign targeting the cult, horror and sci-fi community with reviews in print editions including Fortean Times, Sci Fi Now, SFX, Dark Side and Starburst and across all key websites including Dreadcentral, BeyondtheGore, Horrorchannel, FrightFest and Scream Online. Film press reviews ran in Empire, Total Film and Sight & Sound. We also placed a review from Mark Kermode on the BBC News Channel Film Review show.
First ever DVD release of groundbreaking classic British sci-fi series. Cast member Jean Trend was available to support the release and she spoke to Sci-Fi Now, Starburst magazine, SciFiBulletin.com, The Brighton Argus Newspaper and Reader’s Digest. She was also interviewed by a series of local radio including BBC Radio Northampton, Stoke, Berkshire and Sussex. We ran a wide reviews campaign, with coverage in Mail On Sunday Event, The Independent, i Newspaper, The Sun, The Guardian Your Next Box Set, Sight and Sound, Uncut, Best of British, Choice magazine, Yours magazine, Interzone, Sci-Fi Now, SFX and Starburst magazine. Further reviews ran online with key cult, horror and film websites and blogs and competitions were placed with Daily Express, We Love TV, LoveHorror.co.uk to name but a few.
A theatrical release of the thrilling feature documentary about the first all-woman race car driving team in the Middle East. We arranged a press junket with director Amber Fares and team captain Maysoon Jayyusi, securing an extensive range of interviews taking in broadcasts with CNN, Reuters TV, BBC World Weekend, BBC 5 Live, BBC Arab Network and Monocle Radio. We secured print features in Grazia Magazine, Autosport, and Jazeera Magazine. We also placed an extensive range of online features including redbulletin.com, BBCArts, Huck online, Loaded online, Nowness, thenewarab and middleeastmonitor, anothergaze and themetropolist. Positive reviews ran across all broadsheets including 4 stars in The Times, Evening Standard, The Observer, Financial Times, Metro and 3 stars in The Guardian, with reviews in all film press including Empire, Uncut, Total Film and Little White Lies and online heyuguys, theupcoming, digitalspy and many more. We secured some excellent coverage in women’s press including Glamour, Stylist, Diva, as well as a motoring press including Auto Express and Influx.
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
25th Anniversary Edition of Tom Stoppard’s award-winning film. Hollywood great Richard Dreyfuss was available for limited press and we placed interviews with Daily Mail Weekend, Guardian Weekend Q&A, Total Film, The Big Issue and InterviewHub. The DVD was chosen as pick of the week on BBC Radio Scotland’s Culture Show and reviews ran with The Sun, Total Film, Empire, Choice magazine, Mature Times and online with a wide range of film websites and blogs. Further coverage came from Top10Films.co.uk and FilmandTVNow.com who ran a Top Shakespeare film adaptations feature, alongside a list of competitions including The Independent, Daily Express, The Big Issue and HeyUGuys.
Midsomer Murders CLUEDO
Product launch of popular British crime drama Midsomer Murders CLUEDO board game. We had access to star Neil Dudgeon and secured interviews with Express Saturday Magazine, The Big Issue, Metro and BANG Showbiz, leading to syndication on TheList.co.uk, FemaleFirst.co.uk and Virgin Media. He also completed a string of regional radio interviews including BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, BBC Radio Northampton and BBC Three Counties. We placed news coverage with The Telegraph, The Guardian, Metro, Radio Times, Digital Spy and Toy News and the game was featured in Sunday Express S Magazine, Mail on Sunday Event, Yours magazine, Bella, The People’s Friend, Bucks Free Press. The game featured brand new character cards from two members of the public and we had access to one who spoke to local press including Eastern Daily Press, Cambs Times, Lynn News and Wisbech Standard. Further exposure was garnered with a range of competitions including Mature Times, Saga, All About Soap, Heatworld and Cultbox.
And Then There Were None
DVD release of BBC One’s adaptation of Agatha Christie thrilling murder mystery. We ran an extensive reviews campaign, with coverage in Daily Express Saturday Magazine, Daily Mail Weekend, Daily Star, Independent on Sunday, I Newspaper, The Sun, Total Film, Yours magazine, Heat, Reveal, Woman, Real Crime, The Darkside, Real Crime and Press Association column for reviews in regional newspapers. Reviews also ran online with Readers Digest, Mature Times, Mass Movement, Starburst, Scream Magazine, Female First and several other websites and blogs, with competitions placed with The People, We Love TV, Heatworld, Grazia Daily, The Big Issue, Prima, All About Soap and Inside Soap. An exclusive behind the scenes clip of the filming in Cornwall was placed with local press including The Cornish Guardian, The Cornishman and The West Briton.
Doc Martin Complete Series Seven
DVD release of the seventh series of the hugely popular, long running comedy drama. We had limited access to star Martin Clunes and arranged a television interview with Lorraine and secured print interviews with Countryfile Magazine, Best Magazine and a syndicated interview that run in the Bridport News, Cheshire Today, Macclesfield Today, Brighton Magazine and This is Wilshire online. The series was reviewed by Mail On Sunday Event magazine, Express Saturday magazine, Choice Magazine, The Lady, The People’s Friend and Press Association who syndicated their review to several regional outlets. We placed competitions with Sunday People, The Mirror’s We Love TV, Chat Crosswords, Let’s Talk, All About Soap and Inside Soap alongside websites such as Bella, and Yours. Signed DVDs garnered further exposure with Cultbox.co.uk, Comedy.co.uk and WhatCulture.com, What’s On TV and Dog Training Weekly also featured.
The first ever UK release of this romantic feature film on DVD, starring John C McGinley and Jonathan Banks, who were both available for limited interviews. John C McGinley was interviewed for Coach Magazine and we placed Jonathan Banks interviews with Zoo Magazine, Scottish Sun and online with Dad.info, Virgin Media online, The List and Female First. A variety of regional newspapers including Herts and Essex Observer, On Yorkshire Magazine and Brighton.co.uk also ran interview pieces. We also secured extensive competitions with online outlets including Saga, Closer, Heatworld, Magic, Mother and Baby, Win Something, Yours as well as several film blogs such as FilmJuice.com, IndieLondon.co.uk and regional press including Peterborough Evening Telegraph and West Sussex Newspapers.
Theatrical release following a London Film Festival premiere of this feature documentary about hip hop fashion directed by Sacha Jenkins. We arranged a press junket for Sacha during LFF and secured broadcast interviews with Radio 1 Xtra Charlie Sloth, BBC 6 Music News, which ran on the Shaun Keaveney show and the Radcliffe & Maconie show, and Monocle Weekly. We secured extensive feature coverage including a full page piece in The Guardian G2 Style Pages and an interview feature in NME, who also ran a 4 star review and another interview piece in a later issue. We placed interview features with BBCOnline, Complex.com, Bespokemag.co.uk, HuffPost UK, ID Online, Supajam and TheRansomNote. We set up coverage with Guardian Weekend for its popular 'The Measure' slot as well as some fantastic reviews across national press including, 4 stars in The Times, The Guardian, The Independent, and 3 stars in Daily Express, Financial Times, Evening Standard, The Observer and Sunday Times.
We also secured coverage in film and music press including Clashmusic.com, Q magazine online, DJ magazine, flavourmag.co.uk, with clips and trailer coverage across other online outlets including GQ.com, Mrhyde.com, RWD online, Voice online, Dazed and Confused online, RadioTimes online as well as Grazia’s Culture page.
Friday Download The Movie: Up All Night
The hit CBBC show Friday Download got the big screen treatment and we handled the DVD and digital release. We had access to the some of the cast securing a strong campaign with interview support from Tyger Drew Honey, Dionne Bromfield, Ethan Lawrence, George Sear and Shannon Flynn. We set up interviews with The Guardian, BBC London 94.9, First News, Bang Showbiz, Fun Kids Live, The List, Female First, Sunday World and Fan Carpet in addition to many regional press and radio outlets such as Essex Echo, BBC Radio Wales and BBC Northampton. We placed an exclusive clip of The Vamps with Shout Online and an exclusive Bars and Melody promo video with SugarScape.com, we also had clips running on Top of the Pops Magazine’s facebook page and TotallyTween.
We secured coverage in a range of kids/teen magazines including Girl Magazine, Girl Talk and Top Of The Pops Magazine. Further coverage included reviews from Love Horror, Starburst magazine, Madhouse Family reviews and Kidzcoolit. We carried out an extensive competition campaign including Maximum Pop!, Shout Magazine, UKMumsTV, FamilesOnline, Heatworld, Mother and Baby online, BritFlicks, What Culture, Fan Carpet, IndieLondon.
North V South
British gangster feature starring Steven Berkoff, Freema Agyeman, Elliott Tittensor, and Charlotte Hope played at Edinburgh Film Festival and we handled the limited theatrical release. We had limited press time with the cast, setting up interviews with Steven Berkoff for a two-page piece in Mail On Sunday Event and pieces in Sunday Telegraph, The Times Education Supplement and on London Live. Freema Agyeman was interviewed for Big Issue and Elliott Tittensor for Metro 60 Seconds. We also had interviews with Charlotte Hope, Brad Moore and director Steven Nesbitt which ran online including Britflicks, top10films, MovieRamblings, rocknreelreviews.com and battleroyalewithcheese.com. We also secured reviews in Zoo Weekly, Sunday Mirror, Daily Express, Mail On Sunday, The Guardian and The Observer. We placed the trailer exclusively with RadioTimes.com and garnered extensive online reviews and news stories including Supajam, Theupcoming, Heyuguys, Needtoconsume, Cinedump.com, TheBlacklist., Moviemail.co.uk and Jonathanbaz.com.
Much-loved, smash hit BBC dramas twelfth and final series release on DVD, alongside New Tricks The Complete Collection Series 1-12 box set. Although we didn’t have access to any cast members for press, we secured strong review coverage in Daily Mail Weekend magazine, Daily Star, The Independent, Yours magazine, Crime Scene magazine and Choice magazine. Further exposure was garnered in What’s On TV, several regional press and radio outlets alongside giveaways in Sunday People, All About Soap, Inside Soap, Heatworld, Closer online, Mother & Baby online, Prima, What Culture, TV & Satellite Week, Cultbox.co.uk and Let’s Talk.
DVD release of Matt Lucas visual comedy series. We had very limited interview time with Matt Lucas, and secured a piece in Times Education Supplement for My Best Teacher, alongside various radio interviews including BBC Radio London 94.9, BBC Radio Northampton, BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester, BBC Radio Bristol and BBC Radio West Midlands. The Sun made Pompidou DVD of the week, and further reviews came from Mail on Sunday Event, Mature Times, CultTV.org, DVDCompare.net and BritishComedy.org.uk. We secured signed DVD competitions with All About Soap, Chortle.co.uk, TV & Satellite Week and ITalkTelly.com, and other giveaways included Daily Express, The Independent, TNTMagazine.com, All About Soap, Inside Soap and Comedy.co.uk. We also exploited the family theme by acquiring exposure with Dad.info, FamiliesOnline, UK umsTV and MadhouseFamilyReviews.
Grace Of My Heart
A DVD release of this classic Carole King inspired drama. We ran an extensive review campaign with Mark Kermode covering the release on BBC News Channel, BBC Breakfast, Mark Kermode’s Uncut blog, BBC Blog Network and BBC Radio 5. National press coverage included The Guardian Online and The Observer New Review. Further print reviews were placed in Empire, Total Film, Uncut, Shindig!, Record Collector and ran on a selection of online outlets such as Cine-Vue.com, Silverembers.com and 60minuteswith.co.uk. In addition to reviews we secured competition placements both in print and online. These included Inside Soap, Mother and Baby, Closer Online, Heat World, IndieLondon.co.uk, Absolute Radio, Magic FM along with some regional magazines and newspapers.
3 ½ Minutes, 10 Bullets
A theatrical release of this Sundance award-winning feature documentary that tells the tragic story of the shooting of teenager Jordan Davis by a middle-aged white man following a row over loud music and the subsequent court case.
We were honoured to have Jordan’s father in the UK and arranged broadcast interviews with Sky News and BBC Two/BBCNews 24 Victoria Derbyshire Programme and radio BBC Radio Four Today Programme, BBC London Robert Elms Show and BBC5Live Up All Night Programme. We secured a six-page feature in Real Crime Magazine and director interview features with Dazed Digital, Film3Sixty and Huffington Post UK.
We also placed extensive review coverage across all key National Press including 4 stars in The Guardian, The Independent, Sunday Times Culture, Daily Express and reviews in Mail On Sunday, Evening Standard, Metro, as well as all film press including 4 stars in Empire and Total Film and a glowing Sight & Sound review alongside Time Out and Short List. We also ran an extensive online campaign across all film and entertainment sites including Esquire.com, TheUpcoming, Cine-vue and many more.
A DVD and digital release of this action-packed gangland thriller inspired by the smash and grab robberies in London. We had very limited talent access but secured interviews with the director Reg Travis with Mail On Sunday, Mail Online, BBC Northampton, The List, Sunday World, Male Extra, Female First, Virgin Media, Contact Music, TV3 Ireland and TV Guide. We attained an exclusive ‘behind the scenes’ clip and trailer which ran as part of a feature on IAmMusic.TV and RWD Online, as well as coverage on UKGrime.co.uk and grime outlets as the film featured Devlin and Skepta. Further review coverage featured in Evening Standard, DVDCompare.net, MrRumsey.com, Oxford Times and The Peterborough Evening Telegraph. Other competitions ran online with FHM.com, ZooToday.com, Kiss Fm, Top10Films, What Culture, Indie London, Ride.co.uk and a range of regional radio stations.
UK DVD premiere of thrilling Norwegian Nordic Noir series. We had very limited interview access to the two main cast members, Axel Bøyum and Odin Waage, and placed coverage with Film International and Critics Associated. The series was reviewed by Heat magazine, Crime Scene magazine, Real Crime, Mayfair, Choice magazine, Critics Associated, TheHollywoodNews.com, Cult TV Times, Edinburgh Evening News, The Herald and Share Radio. Various Nordic Noir outlets featured the release, including Scanoir.co.uk, NordicNoirBlog.Wordpress.com and acge.net, and we also ran a wide competitions campaign with coverage in Daily Express, Heatworld, Closer, Zoo Today, Saga, All About Soap magazine, Candis, Cultbox.co.uk and IndieLondon.co.uk.
The Krays Kill Order
Limited theatrical and home entertainment release of this feature documentary about the real story of The Krays, from their closest associates. We secured exclusive trailer placement and feature with Express Online and a front page feature in the East London Advertiser and Docklands Advertiser and a piece in the Daily Record. We also secured reviews in Soldier, Choice magazine, Mature Times and an extensive online campaign including Fhm.com, Zootoday.com, 50connect.co.uk, Britflicks.com, Cinedump.com, Thehollywoodnews, Thespinningimage flickeringmyth.com , Out.com, Attitude.co.uk 60minuteswith.co.uk, Fleapitcinema.com, Jonnyscultfilms.blogspot.com liveforfilms.com, monstersfromhell.co.uk. A piece also ran in The Guardian covering The Krays films with a mention of this feature doc.
WWII The British Movietone Newsreel Years
A major collection of war reports from 1939 to 1945 released on DVD to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the end of World War II. We placed several clips from the collection with BBC Breakfast who ran a feature on the 75th Anniversary of The Blitz in London and used them to compliment the piece. The Saturday Express Magazine, Soldier Magazine, Choice Magazine and Frost Magazine online reviewed the box set with All About History, Let’s Talk, Northern Life and Down Your Way magazine running competitions, in addition to several blogs and regional outlets.
Agatha Christie’s Partners In Crime
DVD release of BBC One’s adaptation of classic Agatha Christie novels starring David Walliams. We ran a wide reviews campaign with coverage in Saturday Express Magazine, The Independent Radar, I Paper, The Sun, Heat Magazine, My Weekly and Crime Scene. Yours magazine and Best of British both ran a reviews and competitions were placed in The People, Big Issue, Real People, All About Soap, Inside Soap, Candis, The Weekly News, Closer online, Heatworld and Mother and Baby. Reviews ran across regional press, radio outlets, websites and blogs alongside news stories running on Dad.info and What’s On TV.
The Decline Of Western Civilization Box Set
The first ever UK release of three seminal music documentaries by Penelope Spheeris on DVD and Blu-ray. We had limited press time with Penelope Spheeris and placed a six-page feature in Mojo, a four-page feature in The Guardian G2 and a separate profile interview in The Guardian. Interview features also ran across print and online outlets such as NME, Classic Rock, TheQuietus, The Observer, Director’s Notes, Vice.com/UK and broadcast on BBC 6 Music News. We placed an exclusive Ozzie Osbourne clip which ran online with Daily Express and Star Online. We secured a strong review campaign including key music press Kerrang! Magazine, Record Collector, TheLineOfBestFit.com and Metal Hammer. BBC Radio Scotland Janet Forsyth show featured the release as their DVD pick of the week. Further reviews featured in Sunday Mirror, Empire, Total Film, Uncut, Shortlist, Radio Times, MrHyde.com, Clash, Director’s Notes, The Big Issue North, The Crack, Cine-Vue.com, ArtCoreFanzine.co.uk, TheFixMagazine.com, FrontRowReviews.co.uk, MyReviewer.com and ThisIsNotAScene.com amongst others.
Jet Storm & Dancing With Crime
A DVD release of two Richard Attenborough classics. We ran a successful review campaign securing print reviews in Mail On Sunday Event, Mail On Sunday Event ‘Staying in, Going Out’, Sight and Sound, Best Of British and Radio Times. In addition we placed reviews in a range of online outlets such as Mature Times online, Vulture Hound, The Spinning Image, MyReviewer.com, FrontRowReviews.co.uk, Road-Rash.co.uk and FilmUforia.com. Competition coverage included The Independent Saturday Sudoku, Prizes Galore, Saga Online, Let’s Talk, Top10Films.co.uk, HeyUGuys.co.uk, Indielondon.com alongside various regional and radio outlets.
The Delivery Man
DVD release of ITV’s sitcom about a policeman-turned-midwife. Although we didn’t have access to any talent, we secured reviews with Daily Star, Saturday Express magazine, The Sun TV Mag, Yours, Prime Baby and Pregnancy and The Baby Website. Competitions were placed with The People, All About Soap, Inside Soap, That’s Life, MadeForMums.com, Maternity and Infant, Families Online and with Time Inc Network competitions that ran online with TV Times, Good to Know, Pick Me Up, Now Magazine and several others. What’s On TV magazine, a variety of websites and blogs including British Comedy Guide and regional press and radio also covered the release.
A straight to DVD release of powerful documentary that follows 38 African migrants as they make a desperate voyage across the sea to a better life in Europe. We had access to director, filmmaker and undercover journalist Dominique Mollard, who was interviewed by The Times T2 leading to a stunning two-page feature and an article on The Times Online, and Reader’s Digest ran a large interview feature piece. We placed reviews in The New Internationalist, OneWorldGroup.org, CSMA, alongside several websites and blogs, and competitions were placed with various outlets including Daily Express, The Independent and Saga.
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
DVD and Blu-ray release of BBC One’s ambitious fantasy series. We had very limited cast interviews and secured time with Enzo Cilenti for BANG Showbiz, SpookyIsles.com, Film International, Haunted Magazine and Cultbox.co.uk. Sci-Fi Now and SciFiBulletin interviewed Marc Warren. We secured excellent reviews from Daily Mail Weekend, Sunday Express S Magazine, Saturday Express Magazine, The Sun, Sunday Mirror, Empire, Total Film, Home Cinema Choice, Mayfair, Mature Times, Choice Magazine, The Huffington Post and Press Association for regional newspaper coverage. We placed competitions with We Love TV, The People, Daily Express, The Big Issue, All About Soap, Inside Soap, Real People and Lucky Break. Further coverage came from What’s On TV magazine, regional press and a large number of websites, blogs and cult/horror press including Interzone, LoveHorror.co.uk, SFX, Starburst, Den of Geek, Nerdly, Top10Films.co.uk and many more.
Complete Speed with Guy Martin
Home entertainment release of physics based challenge series with motorbike racing legend on DVD and Blu-ray. We exploited the subject matter and Guy’s popularity by gaining extensive coverage in sports and motorcycle press including Ride Magazine, Sport Magazine, Singletrack Magazine, Cycling Weekly and Motorcycle News online. The series was reviewed by Sunday Express S Magazine, AutoExpress as well as online with DVDCompare.net, CultTV.org and BlurayReviewer and competitions included Daily Express, Focus Magazine, 50 Connect, Saga and TV & Satellite Week online.
We promoted the DVD release of this straight to DVD collection of Zombie themed shorts. We organised promotional Zombieworld goodie boxes (we sourced all items to tie in with the film including a rubber fish, a bag of human parts shaped sweets and a severed arm pen), and sent to key cult, horror and film press. We secured social media exposure around this and secured a strong review campaign including coverage from Empire, Den Of Geek, Frightfest, SFX, Starburst, RealmOfHorror.co.uk, UKHorrorScene.com, BeyondThegGore, Docterror.com, Mass Movement, NerdlyUK, All Things Film, PissedOffGeek.com, SexGoreMutants.co.uk and ItsBlogginEvil.com. We garnered a hugely successful competition campaign placing the Zombieworld promo boxes as prizes as well as the DVD with online and regional press including Horror-Asylum.com, Horrothon Film Festival, ExquisiteTerror.com, HorrorCultFilms.co.uk, Scream Magazine Online, AllThingsFilm.co.uk, IndieLondon.co.uk, JunsuiFilms.com, MonstersFromHell.com and The Peterborough Evening Telegraph.
Your Cheatin’ Heart
First ever DVD release of Scottish country and western series that helped make a star of Tilda Swinton. We secured interviews with writer John Byrne in Telegraph, Magazine, The Scots Magazine, Glasgow Sunday Herald and Herald Scotland online. We also placed interviews with cast member John Gordon Sinclair in Scottish Sunday Mail and Digitalspy.co.uk and regional radio including BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio Merseyside, BBC Radio Stoke and Newstalk Radio. Competitions ran in The Independent, Inside Soap, Prima, Gransnet, Saga Online, Northern Life Magazine and reviews covearge included Best of British, Glasgow Sunday Herald, and Scotswhayhae.com.
DVD release of ITV’s tense, chilling thriller starring Christopher Eccleston. We had limited access to Christopher Eccleston, and secured interviews with Red Online, Northern Life Magazine and Interview Hub – leading to coverage in Lancashire Telegraph, Cumberland News, Workington Times & Star. Writer Michael Crompton also completed a day of radio interviews, including BBC Radio Bristol, BBC Radio Kent and BBC Radio Devon. Reviews ran in Daily Star, The Sun, The Sun TV Magazine, Sunday Express S Magazine and a variety of regional newspapers and websites. The People, We Love TV, Crime Confidential Magazine, Let’s Talk, Inside Soap, All About Soap ran competitions. Online coverage included IndieLondon, TV & Satellite Week, Top10Films.co.uk, Euvue
The Haunting Of Radcliffe House
We promoted the DVD release of this spellbinding ghost story and had interview access to Olivia Williams, securing coverage with national press and major horror and sci-fi outlets. These included Sunday Telegraph, Stella Magazine and Sunday Times as well as Telegraph online, Sci-Fi Now, DreadCentral, Live For Films, Sci-fiBulletin and Haunted Magazine. Further interviews with writer and director Nick Willing ran with SpookyIsles.com and MoviesInFocus.co.uk. We carried out an extensive reviews campaign including coverage from Starburst, SFX, Scream Magazine, FrightFest and other horror/cult websites such as Sci-Fi-Online.com, RealmOfHorror.co.uk and UKHorrorScene.com. FlickeringMyth.co.uk and TheMovieWaffler.co.uk also featured reviews, as did regional press. Competitions ran with The Daily Express, Candis Magazine, Horrothon Film festival, Satellite & TV Week Online, IndieLondon.co.uk and Scream Online.
The Sleeping Room
Supernatural gothic ghost story straight to DVD release. We had access to Pirates of the Caribbean star Christopher Adamson, and secured interviews with SpookyIsles.com, LoveHorror.co.uk and Mass Movement. Director John Shackleton also completed several interviews with FrightFest, Sussex Newspapers and BBC Radio Bristol and BBC Radio Northampton. On top of a review from The Daily Star we ran an extensive reviews campaign with the horror/cult press, such as Starburst, SciFi Online, Scream, First Class Horror, Fangoria and The Darkside, in addition to film blogs including film-intel.com, MoviesInFocus.co.uk and top10films.co.uk. Competitions were placed with the Brighton Argus, South Wales Argus, Britflicks, Filmjuice and NerdlyUK.
First time DVD release of classic BBC children’s fantasy series from Second Sight. We secured interviews with director Colin Cant for Starburst magazine and SciFiBulletin alongside radio interviews with BBC London 94.9, BBC Radio Northampton and BBC Radio Hereford & Worcestor. Reviews ran in The Dark Side, Best of British, Sight and Sound and Madhouse Family Reviews, alongside extensive coverage from cult/sci-fi press including Sci-Fi Now, LoveHorror.co.uk, SFX, Starburst, Interzone and British Fantasy Society. Retro TV blogs Schizopolitan and kids-tv.co.uk also covered, alongside CultTV.org and Cultbox.co.uk. Competitions included The Independent, Candis, Inside Soap, Saga, 50 Connect and UKMumsTV.
Lambert & Stamp
A theatrical release of this music feature documentary telling the story of The Who’s chalk and cheese managers Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert (both deceased). We had no access to the band due to their world tour but secured a strong campaign with interview support from director James D Cooper and cast /author Richard Barnes. We set up interviews with BBC 6 Music News , BBC London, BBC Scotland and many more regional radio outlets. We secured feature coverage including Kaleidoscope/Shindig Magazine, Film3Sixty Magazine (Guardian Insert), Uncut, BBCArts online and the Evening Standard, with exclusive clips and trailers with Guardian Online, Mojo Online and NME online. We placed reviews in all National Press with 4 stars in The Mirror, Financial Times, Evening Standard, Daily Mail, Sunday Times Culture, Sunday People with 3 stars in The Independent, The Guardian, Mail On Sunday, The Times. We set up coverage with music and film press including Classic Rock, Mojo, Q, NME, Empire, Total Film and Sight & Sound, plus Short List, as well as extensive online coverage from film, music and mod websites.
A DVD release of Channel 4’s most lavish production starring Julie Walters. Although we didn’t have access to Julie, we secured interviews with Jemima West in Metro, The List, Virgin Media and The Sunday World. The Mail on Sunday interviewed Olivia Grant and Patrick Malahide completed a string of regional radio interviews, including BBC Radio London 94.9. Reviews ran in the Daily Mail Weekend Magazine, The Independent, The Sun, The Sunday Mirror, BBC History Magazine, Mature Times and Heat. We placed competitions with All About Soap, Inside Soap and Real People as well as online with Yours, Candis and TV & Satellite Week. Other coverage came from the Press Association, Reader’s Digest and What’s On TV, as well as a variety of regional press, websites and blogs.
Field Punishment No. 1
A DVD release of powerful New Zealand film based on the true story of the men who refused to fight in WW1. We had access to the film director Peter Burger, who was interviewed by The Daily Record and The Daily Express who both ran a feature on Anzac Day and the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign. It was reviewed by Daily Star, Evening Standard, Gorilla Film Magazine, Total Film, Best of British, Mature Times and Soldier Magazine, and we placed competitions with The Independent, The Daily Express, Saga and Northern Life Magazine. Australian and New Zealand press covered the release including Australian Times and New Zealand Times online, TNT Magazine, nznews.co.uk, and reviews and competitions also ran on an array of online outlets and regional press.
Broadchurch Series Two
The second series of the hit TV show was released four weeks after TX and we had limited interview access with Meera Syal, Jodie Whittaker and Joe Sims. We secured a lengthy campaign staring the week before the release and set up TV interviews on This Morning, Lorraine, Sunday Brunch and Soccer Am along with radio interviews including BBC 2 with Jonathan Ross, BBC 6 Music Shaun Keaveny, BBC London Gaby Roslin and LBC Steve Allen’s in Conversation. Other interviews included Sunday Telegraph’s Stella, The Independent, The List and Digital Spy. Reviews ran across National Press and consumer magazines including Daily Mail Weekend, The Sun TV Mag, Evening Standard, Stylist and Zoo Weekly and extensive online review coverage.
United We Fall
Spoof football documentary DVD release. We had access to cast member Jack Donnelly and secured interviews with Press Association and Digital Spy as well as regional radio interviews including BBC Radio Berkshire, BBC Radio Solent and BBC Radio Stoke. We placed a feature with Daily Express online for Top 5 football films and set up reviews in The Daily Star, The People, The Daily Sport, Mayfair, Choice Magazine and The Jewish Telegraph. A variety of football websites and blogs covered with clips/news including thefootballhistoryboys.com and thefirms.co.uk as well as film websites including All Things Film, Close-upfilm.co.uk and Britflicks.com. We ran competitions with The Independent, The Daily Express, Zoo Today online, Soldier Magazine, Comedy.co.uk in addition to regional press and radio outlets.
Leslie Sansone’s Belly Blasting Walk
A fitness DVD release from American instructor, Leslie Sansone, who came to the UK to promote the DVD. We set up interviews for Leslie including The Weekly News, Female First, Healthy Magazine online, Fabafterfifty.com and 50Connect.co.uk. She appeared on QVC to promote the DVD with a live demo and also completed a day of radio including BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio London 94.9. Reviews ran in Yours Magazine, Women’s Fitness, Closer, OK! Magazine, Woman and Home and we placed competitions with Inside Soap, Chat Crosswords and online with Yours Magazine, Gransnet, Woman’s Own and Now. We also had access to various case studies who have experienced huge change in their life from using the DVD, and set up interviews with Manchester Evening News, Wolverhampton Express and Star and Viva Healthcare Publishing.
Home entertainment release of this acclaimed sitcom following TX on BBC Four. We had interview access with Mackenzie Crook and secured some great feature coverage including The Guardian ‘Do Something’ magazine, Daily Mail Weekend, Mail On Sunday ‘You’, British Airways’ High Life My London, Shortlist, DenOfGeek.com, DigitalSpy.co.uk, thefixmagazine and GuardianOnline. Radio interviews included BBC London 94.9 amongst others. We also had some strong reviews securing 4 star national press reviews including The Independent, The Sun and a mention in Janet Street Porter’s column. Choice Magazine, Best Of British, CustardTV, Chortle.co.uk all reviewed and competitions ran with TV Choice and Entertainment Magazine, both offering metal detectors as prizes.
Following its theatrical release, we promoted the DVD and Blu-ray release of this football/ gangland thriller. We had limited access to a selection of cast members for interview including radio coverage with Harvey Sylvester on BBC London and Jay Simpson on local radio outlets. Martin Hancock and Cass Pennant interviews featured in national press including the Daily Express Saturday Magazine, Daily Express Online, Telegraph Online, with features placed in SabotageTimes and TheRansomNote.co.uk. We secured review coverage in the Evening Standard, The Independent, The People, Daily Sport and The Sun and Total Film. Websites and blogs such as thefirms.co.uk cine-vue.com, blueprinterviw.co.uk, Devon & Cornwall Film, Screenrelish.com, Liveforfilms.com, fleapitcinema.com and filmandtvnow also covered.
The Fall Series Two
The second series of BBC Two’s disturbing crime drama DVD and Blu-ray release. We ran an extensive reviews campaign with The Sun TV Magazine covering it for ‘Box Set of the Week’ and The Guardian for ‘Your Next Box Set’. Other strong reviews came from The Daily Star, The Daily Mail Weekend Magazine, Heat, Closer, Choice Magazine and The Metro. FemaleFirst also reviewed the series online, alongside other websites and blogs including Nerdly, Cult TV and Pissed Off Geek and various regional newspapers. Competitions ran in The People, Inside Soap, We Love TV and online with That’s Life, Candis, The Hollywood News, GoodToKnow.co.uk, Woman.co.uk and Now.co.uk and What’s On TV also covered the release.
A DVD and Blu-ray release of the hard-hitting BBC drama about the case of a missing child. We had access to Frances O’Connor and secured a stunning cover shoot four page feature interview with Sunday Mirror Notebook, we also secured interviews with Sunday Times and Press Association leading to pick ups in various regional newspapers including The Northern Echo, The Oxford Herald and The Wandsworth Guardian.The series was reviewed by Sunday Express S Magazine, I Newspaper, Heat, Choice Magazine, The Lady and Yours Magazine as well as online with a variety of blogs. Competitions were places with The Independent, The People, All About Soap, Inside Soap, additionally French press Ici Londres and Living France. Other promo featured in What’s On TV, Bella Magazine and a handful of regional newspapers and radio and websites.
Our Girl Complete Series One
Following its successful run on BBC One, we promoted the DVD release of powerful front-line drama. Although we didn’t have Lacey Turner we had accees to Iwan Rheon and Ben Aldridge for a morning of radio including BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show and a variety of regional radio stations including BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Manchester. We also secured interviews in Den of Geek, Yorkshire Evening Post, Belfast Telegraph and Yahoo!, amongst others. We also set up coverage in women’s press including Best Magazine and Inside Soap and The Mirror We Love TV and an extensive online and promo campaign.
A DVD release of the BBC One drama. We had limited interviews with David Morrissey and Ian Hart and secured coverage including The Metro, Northern Life Magazine, The Liverpool Echo, Den of Geek and Belfast Telegraph. Radio interviews included BBC Radio Scotland MacAulay and Co. We had strong reviews in Shortlist, Auto Express, Best, The Manchester Evening News and Choice Magazine in addition to online with Film and TV Now, CultTV.org and TheCustardTV.com. Competitions were placed with The People and The Independent, as well as online with Candis Magazine, Yours Magazine, TV & Satellite Week and a handful of blogs.
The Last Impresario
A limited theatrical release of feature documentary about theatre impresario and bon vivant Michael White. We had very limited access (due to poor health) to Michael White and set up an exclusive interview and photo-shoot with ViceOnline. We had limited interviews with Greta Scaatchi and Patricia Quinn including placements in Belfast Telegraph, MSN UK, Irish Independent Web, Gay Times and Erisea Magazine. We had access to Michael’s private photo collection and arranged an exclusive feature in Evening Standard and standard.co.uk, followed by picture gallery features with MailOnline, Stylist.co.uk, Huffington Post, Guardian.co.uk, Telegraph.co.uk and coverage in Women’s magazines such as Grazia, Heat and Vogue, along with Time Out, NME and QX Magazine. We ran a vast review campaign with all national press reviews gaining four stars including The Times, I Newspaper, The Independent, Evening Standard, The Times Saturday Review, Sunday Times Culture and Scotland On Sunday. Empire, Total Film, Sight and Sound all reviewed along with a variety of theatre magazines, film websites and blogs including MusicalStages.co.uk, Film4.com, Screenrelish.com and cine-vue.com.
We promoted the DVD release of this action-packed thriller and had limited press time with star Nicolas Cage. We secured interviews with The Times Magazine (two pages) and Total Film, Mail On Sunday Event and Mail online who also ran an exclusive clip alongside the interview. We organised a media desk drop of a Tokarev goodie bag (items sourced by us including a gun mug and a Nicolas Cage mask), to key men’s and film press. It was delivered by a Nicolas Cage lookalike and we secured social media coverage around this. We garnered a strong review campaign with coverage in Empire, Total Film, Men Only with national press exposure in Daily Star On Sunday, The Sun and The Guardian Guide along with a wide range of online outlets such as Live For Films, MoviesInFocus.co.uk, FrightFest, MyReviewer.com and Culture Fix. Further reviews were placed with many regional outlets with a lead review in The Peterborough Evening Telegraph, with others including Buzz Magazine, Harrow Observer, Ealing & Acton Gazette, Milton Keynes Citizen and The Gazette. We ran competitions with a selection of print, online and radio outlets including CSMA, Candis Magazine, Inside Soap, Daily Express Online, OK Online, Star Online, What Culture, South Wales Argus and Bolton Evening News.
In The Club
DVD release following transmission on BBC One. We had access to cast member Will Mellor and placed interviews with The Manchester Evening News, The Belfast Telegraph, The South Wales Echo and several others, What’s On TV, Virgin Media and BT.com. The Weekly News/Sunday Post also interviewed Tara Fitzgerald. Competitions ran with The Daily Express, Inside Soap, Candis, That’s Life and Northern Life Magazine in addition to a variety of blogs, websites and regional newspapers. We exploited the theme of the show by placing reviews and competitions with baby press including Prima Baby and websites Babyworld, Bounty.com and The Baby Website. Best Magazine gave In The Club a 5 star review, with other reviews running in regional press and variety of blogs.
Odyssey DVD Relaunch
Renowned independent distributor Odyssey DVD relaunched in the UK with a slate of cult and classic films on DVD including Glengarry Glen Ross, Electra Glide in Blue and Dirty Mary Crazy Larry. We ran an extensive review campaign with Glengarry Glen Ross being reviewed by The Guardian, The Observer, The Daily Star, The Mature Times, Sabotage Times and Choice Magazine. Electra Glide in Blue gained recognition from The Independent, i Newspaper, RiDE Motorbike Magazine, Starburst Magazine and Shindig! Magazine. Empire, Mass Movement, Total Film, Sight and Sound and Gorilla Film Magazine also covered the releases in addition to an array of film websites and blogs including The Hollywood News, All Things Film, Screenrelish.com and TheMovieWaffler.com.
The Mill Series 2
Following its run on Channel 4 we promoted the DVD release of Series 2 of The Mill along with the Series 1 and 2 box set. We secured interviews with cast members Sacha Parkinson and Kerrie Hayes which ran in The Manchester Evening News, Northern Life Magazine, The Northern Echo and The Yorkshire Post, Female First, STV.tv and The List along with regional radio interviews including BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio Kent, BBC Radio Manchester. The reviews campaign was successful including The Guardian ‘Your Next Box Set’, BBC History Magazine, Choice Magazine and Best of British alongside an array of online outlets. We arranged for National Trust site Quarry Bank Mill to promote across their social networks.
A Hard Day's Night
A 50th anniversary release of a newly remastered version of the seminal first The Beatles film. A limited theatrical release including an extended run at BFI Southbank and digital, Blu-ray and DVD release. We also organised the launch event at the BFI.
We had very limited interview availability with director Richard Lester at the launch event and limited advance phone interviews with Giles Martin. We secured feature coverage with Giles Martin interviews including Mojo Magazine, NME Magazine and Loaded Magazine. We secured ‘A Hard Quiz Night’ double page feature in Mail On Sunday Event Magazine and a double page feature in The People and in a full-page in The Guardian Guide. Other coverage included music film features in The Metro, Radio Times online and Digital Spy. Richard Lester interviews ran across print, radio and online, with some still to follow for the DVD release. A full-page story ran in The Observer, a six-page cover feature is due in Uncut and a four-page cover feature will run in Cinema Retro for the DVD. Clashmusic.com, NME.com, and Press Association also ran interviews.
Radio interviews included BBC 6 Music news, Shaun Keeveney Breakfast Show and Radcliffe and Maconie, BBC Radio 2 Ken Bruce and Radio 4 The Film Programme. Radio 4 Front Row had a discussion on the film with David Hepworth, BBC London discussion with Jason Solomons, and reviews ran on BBC 2 Richard Madeley Show, BBC 4 Saturday Review and BBC Scotland Culture Show. TV coverage included ITV Good Morning Britain and London Live, BBC News Mark Kermode.
We secured exclusive clips online including Guardian.co.uk and an extensive reviews campaign ran across all National Press, Music Press, online and Beatles outlets. We also set up competition packages with Hard Day’s Night Hotel, The Beatles Story Museum, Magical Mystery Tours and Virgin Trains including placements in TV Choice and RadioTimes.com.
Mistaken for Strangers
Limited theatrical and home entertainment release of the band The National’s documentary directed by and following the lead singer Matt Berninger’s brother Tom as he joins them on tour. We had access to Tom and Matt for phone interviews leading up to the release and they came over for a short press junket for the UK premiere at East End Film Festival. We secured some strong interview/feature coverage including a three-page feature in The Guardian Guide and a feature in Clash Magazine. Online interviews ran on DigitalSpy, QTheMusic, Supajam, Gigwise, TheFourohFive and radio interviews included BBC 6 Music News, a live interview on Liz Kershaw’s show, and BBC Scotland Culture Studio.
We secured exclusive clips across music websites including NME.com and reviews ran across all national press including 4 stars in The Mirror, Sunday Mirror and Financial Times. Total Film and Empire gave it 4 stars, Little White Lies 5 stars and reviews ran in Stuff, Shortlist, Sport all film websites, blogs and regional press.
The first UK Blu-ray release and limited steelbook of this cult classic horror, from director Stuart Gordon. We had limited phone interviews with Stuart Gordon and secured some great features including six-pages and cover mention in Bizarre Magazine, five-pages and cover mention in Scream Magazine and features in Sci-Fi Now and Starburst. We secured interview coverage online including DenofGeek.com, Heyuguys.co.uk, Dreadcentral and 8ospicturehouse podcast. News and reviews ran across film press, sci-fi and horror press and all cult and horror websites and blogs.
The Liver Birds
A DVD release of the second collection of the much-loved 70’s sitcom The Liver Birds, starring Polly James and Nerys Hughes. We placed a large news story in The Liverpool Echo and secured coverage with retirement press including Yours, Choice Magazine and Saga.co.uk, as well as women’s press including a feature in The Lady, a competition with Best Daily and a review in Prima. We placed competitions with television magazines including We Love TV and Inside Soap in addition to The Weekly News and The Peterborough Evening Telegraph. National Press coverage included The Mail on Sunday Event Magazine and The Independent . Online blogs and websites reviewed the DVD including Pissed Off Geek, My Reviewer and DVDBeaver , it was featured in My Weekly, Moviemail and Best of British. Magic FM and other regional radio covered the release.
DVD release of the second collection of classic 1960’s BBC cop show Z Cars. We had access to cast member and star of Rainbow Geoffrey Hayes who was interviewed by The Sunday Express Magazine, The Sunday Post and Weekly News, Yahoo! UK and Ireland and regional newspapers. We set up radio interviews including BBC Radio Merseyside and BBC Radio Kent, and BBC Radio 2 Patrick Kielty. We also secured competitions and reviews coverage including Daily Express, Daily Mirror We Love TV, The Independent, in addition to retirement press: Down Your Way Magazine, Choice Magazine , Yours Online and Saga Online and regional press Edinburgh Evening News, Peterborough Evening Telegraph, The Bolton News, and blogs including Pissed Off Geek, MyReviewer and Zani.co.uk.
Dvorak – In Love?
A DVD release of director Tony Palmer’s documentary film about Czechoslovakian composer Dvorak featuring one of the worlds greatest cello players, Julian Lloyd Webber, who kindly contributed with interview time. We set up interviews in The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph Seven Magazine, The Big Issue and a Q&A with The Press Association, which ran in many regional newspapers including The Yorkshire Post, The Northern Echo and The Halifax Courier. On the day of release, Julian took part in a morning of radio interviews including BBC Radio Scotland: The Culture Show. During The Proms we secured a Press Association news story mentioning the release, which was picked up across their network. We also secured coverage in classical music outlets including Czech Music direct, Classical DVD Choices, Gramophone Magazine and a review in The Sunday Telegraph.
Thunderbolt & Lightfoot
First UK Blu-ray release of this classic road movie starring Clint Eastwood and Jeff Bridges. Interviews weren’t available but we secured a strong review campaign with coverage in The Observer, Daily Star, Evening Standard, Metro, Empire, Total Film and extensive online coverage across key websites and film, blogs including FlickFeast, FrontRowReviews, IndieLondon, MoviesinFocus, BoomUK, theleastpictureshow and pissedoffgeek, Crime Time and Moviemail also covered. Radio coverage included competitions on Heart FM and Magic FM.
From There To Here
A DVD release of this three-part drama that recently screened on the BBC. We had access to cast member Steven Mackintosh and secured interview coverage in The Daily Mail Weekend ‘My View’ and The Weekly News as well as regional radio interviews including BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio Stoke, BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Radio Solent and BBC Radio Kent. BBC 6 Music Radcliffe and Maconie interviewed DJ Rob Da Bank, who was involved in the soundtrack. We secured reviews in Inside Soap, Choice Magazine, The South Wales Evening Post and an array of websites and blogs including Cult TV, Indie London and Anglonerd. Competitions ran in The Independent, We Love TV, Puzzler Magazine, Prize Galore and The South Wales Argus as well as online with Yours.co.uk, Take A Break and Candis.co.uk.
A Blu-ray and DVD release of classic Western Heaven’s Gate. This was a reviews lead campaign and coverage was placed across National Press including The Observer, Mail On Sunday, Sunday Telegraph Seven. Film press coverage including 5 stars in Empire, large review in Total Film and Sight & Sound coverage and a feature in Moviemail online. An extensive online campaign with news stories and reviews across all film and entertainment sites and blogs such as Electric Sheep, DigitalFix, Cine-vue, Eyeforfilm, Filmjuice, and Myreviewer. Radio coverage on BBC Radio Bob Harris, BBC Radio Scotland Culture Show and BBC Regional Radio Network
Frankenstein: The True Story
First ever DVD release of classic 1970s TV film starring James Mason and Leonard Whiting. We focused on news, reviews and competitions, targeting cult, horror and TV press. We secured reviews in key cult press including Starburst, SFX, Scream, Cult TV Times, Fortean Times, British Fantasy Society, Diabolique, Mass Movement and online including SpookyIsles, SciFiBulletin, FrightFest, Beyondthegore, monstersfromhell, cultbox and digitalfix. We placed coverage in The Independent, Daily Star and Sight & Sound and arranged competitions online and with regional press including Weekly News, South Wales Argus, Peterborough Evening Telegraph and Ipswich24
The DVD and Blu-ray release of British/French remake of Nordic Noir thriller The Bridge. We had limited cast interviews with Stephen Dillane and Joe Mawle securing coverage with The Guardian Weekend Q & A, Independent Radar, The Big Issue, DenofGeek, HuffingtonPost, Digital Spy, Sussex Life, Belfast Telegraph, MSNUK, Yorkshire Post and Glasgow Evening Times. We secured regional radio interviews including BBC Scotland Macaulay and Co, BBC Berkshire, BBC Northampton, BBC Devon and BBC Kent and a review on Radio 2. Competitions ran across national press including The Mirror We Love TV, The Independent and Daily Express. We set up reviews and giveaways in French press including ICI Londres, French Magazine and Living France. News coverage in What’s On TV and retirement press including Choice, Sagaonline and aboutmygeneration and women’s press including Heat, Prima, Essentials and Inside Soap, as well as extensive entertainment websites coverage.
Limited theatrical release through to home entertainment release of independent feature film about the travelling community, starring David Essex and his son Billy Cook in the lead role. David Essex supported the release with interviews which we placed in Daily Mail Weekend TES, Waitrose Weekend, Metro, Women’s Weekly cover and DPS feature, The Telegraph, HuffingtonPost and DenofGeek. We secured TV interviews including Loose Women, and extensive radio interview including BBC Breakfast, BBC London, Radio 5 Simon Mayo, BBC Regional Radio programmes and a feature on roma travellers on Radio 4.
The first DVD/Blu-ray release for new label launch Image Entertainment UK. This was a sci-fi fantasy based on a graphic novel, starring William Katt, Jake Busey, Ashley Bell and Clint Howard. We had limited phone interviews with cast and creator and secured some excellent feature coverage in Starburst, DenofGeek, Darkside Magazine, Mass Movement and The Big Issue. We secured extensive print reviews including Bizarre, Sci-Fi Now, Scream, SFX, Interzone, Empire and Evening Standard, along with reviews across film and cult/horror sites including Dragondark, ChrisandPhilpresents, UKHorrorscene, British Fantasy Society, FlickeringMyth, MySoCalled Brain and many more.
The TV phenomenon that had everyone talking, released on DVD four weeks after the series had ended. We had access to some of the cast and although we didn't have David Tennant, Olivia Colman and Pauline Quirke, we secured some excellent interview coverage with Jodie Whittaker, Matthew Gravelle and Joe Sims, including Lorraine, Daybreak, BBC London, BBC Scotland, Sunday Times, Sunday Telegraph Stella, Huffington Post, Metro, Digital Spy, DenofGeek and many more. The reviews campaign was huge too, with box set of the week in The Sun, Daily Mail Weekend, Evening Standard, Daily Star on Sunday, Radio Times, Heat Magazine and glowing reviews in I Newspaper, Guardian Guide, Fabulous, Star Magazine, Women's Weekly, Yours, Mature Times. We secured extensive coverage reviews and giveaways in regional press and online. We even had a quiz in The Observer New Review.
Village At The End of the World
A limited theatrical release of feature documentary Village at the End of the World about a tiny village in North West Greenland and the problems they face, from Brick Lane director Sarah Gavron. We secured a five-page feature in the Independent On Sunday Magazine, a full page and online travel feature in Mail On Sunday and a Guardian Online travel feature, and features including The Skinny, ViceUK.com, Economist.com. ThePop.com, Huffington Post UK, Wanderlust.co.uk, Sarah Gavron was interviewed on Radio 4 - The Film Programme, BBC London - Robert Elms and Jason Solomons, BBC World Outlook and BBC World - World Update. We got some great review coverage in National Press including 4 stars in Sunday Times Culture and a large 3 star review in The Guardian, film press and online and also clips and trailers acrossmany sites including Conde Nast Traveller and Guardian online.
Penguins Spy In The Huddle
A DVD and Blu-ray release about the extraordinary BBC series. We had creator John Downer available for limited interviews and secured interviews in Flipside Magazine, BBC Wildlife Magazine, Wanderlust online, The Weekly News, Bird Watching and Wild Travel Magazine as well as key regional radio including radio Bristol, Devon, Jersey and Northampton. We also garnered review coverage in National Press outlets such as the Mail On Sunday, The Sun TV Magazine and Fabulous Magazine and also coverage in What's On TV, Women's Weekly and GT Magazine.
Mayday, the BBC five-part event thriller DVD release. We had limited interviews with Lesley Manville, Aiden Gillen and Peter Firth and managed to secure coverage in the Sunday Telegraph, a full-page interview in The Guardian, The Huffington Post and The Lady. Reviews ran in the Daily Mail Weekend Magazine, The Independent I Paper as well as reviews in various regional press and websites.
Scanners Special Edition Blu-ray, Scanners II and Scanners III Blu-ray
David Cronenberg's head exploding cult classic Scanners made its first Blu-ray release, along with its two sequels, Scanners II: The New Order and Scanners III: The Takeover. We didn't have any interviews for the release but managed an extensive review led campaign with some features for good measures. We secured the lead review ion The Guardian Guide , DVD of the Week on Daily Star on Sunday, with 4 stars in The Independent and I newspapers and Daily Mirror. Empire, Total Film, Bizarre, SFX, Sci-Fi Now, Starburst, Scream, Shock and Horror all gave the titles coverage and the online coverage was huge taking in news, reviews and trailers across all horror, cult and film websites and blogs. We also arranged screenings at Celluloid Screams, Dead By Dawn, Grimmfest and Sci-FiWeekender.
I Didn't Come Here To Die
This was the premiere in the UK of a low budget indie horror, from first time feature director Bradley Scott Sullivan. We started the campaign gathering quotes from key horror reviewers and arranged screenings with Grimmfest and Bizarre CUT! The campaign involved securing interviews in Scream Magazine (3pages), haunted Magazine, Starburst, FrightFestOnline, LoveHorror.co.uk, Sexgoremutants, ScreenJabber and Zombiehamster, followed by a huge review campaign in all horror press and websites, including Bizarre, SFX, Starburst, Darkside, Mass Movement, Realmofhorror, Horrorphilia, Dreadcentral, HorrorCultFilms, SonicShocks, Gorepress, BeyondtheGore and BrutalasHell.
Ultraviolet Special Edition Box Set
A special edition DVD release of Ultraviolet the Vampire TV Drama from Channel 4. We didn't have any access to the cast for interviews, but had a very successful reviews led campaign with Box Set of The Week in The Sun TV Mag, DVD of the Week in Radio Times and reviews in horror websites, a 4 star review in Sci-Fi Now, 4.5 stars in SFX and a review and feature from ScifiBulletin. We also placed reviews and promotions with TV and entertainment websites as well as coverage in regional newspapers and radio.
Journeyman Complete Series Box Set
The first ever UK DVD release of Journeyman the time travel adventure drama that previously aired on Sky One starring Kevin Mckidd. We didn't have cast access but pitched 'Top Sc-Fi shows that shouldn't have been axed' and these ran in Mass Movement Magazine and ScFiBulletin. Extensive reviews ran in The Sun, The Independent, Sight & Sound, half a page in SFX 4 stars, Fortean Times, Interzone, Mass Movement, Starburst, and promotions in Daily Express and Prize Quest and online. We also secured reviews and competitions in regional press, radio and online.
The first ever DVD release of the long lost 1960s sitcom starring Richard Briars and Prunella Scales. We had very limited access to the stars and secured a double-page feature in the Daily Mail, which ran online and was picked up across other National and regional press. We also arranged an interview with The One Show but had to pull out at the last minute due to ill health. We garnered some great review coverage including Sight & Sound, Yours Magazine, Choice Magazine, Best of British as well as securing many competitions including signed DVD giveaways with Saga and Mature Times, Daily Express and WhatsOnTV online.
Above Suspicion Silent Scream/Complete Box Set
The final release in the hugely successful crime drama written by Lynda La Plante, along with the entire series box set. We had Lynda available for limited interviews and managed to secure slots on This Morning, BBC Scotland Macauley and Co as well as a morning of local radio. We placed a double page interview feature in The Observer Magazine and interviews in Sunday Telegraph's Stella Magazine and Daily Express. We also secured extensive review coverage including Daily Mail Weekend, Evening Standard, TV outlets, Women's press and online
Richard Hammond's Miracles of Nature
The DVD release of the fascinating BBC series presented by Richard Hammond, who was available for limited of interviews, we secured coverage in print and online outlets including Wanderlust Magazine, The Big issue, Focus Magazine and First News. We also managed to secure coverage in TV Choice, WhatsOnTV.co.uk and We Love TV as well as other key websites including Cultbox, FrankTheMonkey and Eparenting and extensive coverage in regional press.
Tara Stiles: This Is Yoga
The DVD box set was released on Boxing Day and was up against many of the mainstream fitness titles. Tara was in the UK for one day and we managed to secure some great interview coverage including a double page spread in the Times Weekend, Telegraph Weekend, Top Sante and Natural Health. We also secured reviews in key fitness and yoga press including Bodyfit, Women's Fitness, Zest, Weight Watchers, OM Magazine and Yoga Magazine. As well as coverage in the Sunday Times Style Magazine, Woman & Home, Love It and blogs such as Galinka.Blog, RebeccaDalby.Blog and YogaHound.Blog.
Addicted To Sweat
A DVD box set of dance/fitness DVDs from Madonna’s personal trainer Nicole Winhoffer, who was in the UK for a short time during Madonna’s world tour. We managed to set up face-to-face interviews and one-to-one dance tutorials and secured a double page interview/feature in The Mirror and Sunday Times Style and interview coverage in the Daily Express, Health & Fitness, Bodyfit, Cosmopolitan, Reveal, Star, Look, New! Magazine and key websites such as Yahoo and MSN. We also garnered extensive review coverage including Dance Today, Health & Fitness, Women’s Fitness, Zest, Slimming World and Look.
A Sundance documentary about photographer James Balog's Extreme Ice Survey Expedition to the Arctic to capture proof of melting ice caps. We secured a six-page cover feature in The Telegraph Magazine and features in The Independent, The Independent On Sunday, extensive coverage in environmental press including The Observer Ethical Living, Blue & Green Tomorrow, Business Green, DoTheGreenThing. We secured coverage in Science and Technology press including features in Focus, New Scientist and Engineering & Technology Magazine. Travel press coverage included Geographical, Wanderlust and Lonely Planet Traveller and Guardian Travel Online and CondeNastTraveller Online. Online features including DazedDigital, EconomistOnline, LittleWhiteLiesOnline, Don't panic Online and we secured an interview slot for James Balog on Sky News with Adam Boulton. We also garnered extensive online clips coverage as well as reviews a very positive reviews campaign with 3 and 4 star reviews in the majority of National Press including The Sun, The Guardian, the Times and The Independent.
A cinema and DVD/Blu-ray release of the fully restored edition. We garnered extensive reviews in National Press including 4 star reviews in The Guardian, The Times, The Independent, Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard and The Metro. We also secured coverage in film magazines including Total Film, Sight & Sound, Uncut and Movie Mail as well as coverage in key print press including Bizarre, Short List, SFX, Starburst, Scream and The Skinny. As well as reviews on horror/cult websites including HorrorView.com, HorrorCultFilms.co.uk, RealmOfHorror.co.uk and SexGoreMutants.co.uk.
Basket Case - The Trilogy
The first ever Blu-ray release and first collection of all three titles. We contacted and secured limited interviews with director Frank Henenlotter, actor Kevin Van Hentenryck, and crew. We set up feature/interviews with outlets including Starburst, FrightFest Magazine, Mass Movement, Totalfilm.com, Lovehorror.com and cigaretteburnscinema. We secured extensive review coverage including the lead review in The Guardian Guide, Bizarre, SFX, Shock & Horror, Sci-Fi Now and online including TheQuietus, Filmjuice, Horror, BloodyDisgusting, cinemaautopsy, exquisiteterror, gorepress, horrorbid, horrophillia, flickfeast, flickeringmyth and strangethingsarehappening.com
Some Guy Who Kills People
A comedy horror starring Kevin Corrigan, Lucy Davis and Barry Bostwick and the first release from Grimm Entertainment. It had a limited theatrical prior to its DVD, Blu-ray, VOD and download release two weeks later. We flew Lucy Davis over for a press junket securing some great interviews with her including The Sun, The Mirror, Daily Mail, The Independent On Sunday, Closer, New, Best, Huffington Post, YahooMovies, BBC London Robert Elms and we even managed to secure a slot on Loose Women, which is a tough call with a horror. We also secured interviews in genre press both on and offline, including Starburst, Sci-fi Now and Lovehorror. The interviews ran over a prolonged period to cover the various release dates and we garnered some excellent review coverage particularly online with horror and entertainment outlets, along with trailer placements.
A feature documentary about an ex-homeless addict who is now a fixture on New York film sets, is on first name terms with the Hollywood A-List and has become a star in his own right as one of the best-known extras around. This was a self-distributed and a very limited release. We had a very short turnaround time and the release hit at London Film Festival time so we were competing for space. We secured some excellent coverage including a two-page feature in The Times T2 and a three-page cover feature in The Big Issue. Radioman came to London for a press junket and did further interviews including BBC London - Jeni Barnett and BBC World - Insight, Huffington Post, Don't Panic Online, Saga Online, Yahoo and FrontRowReviews. We secured extensive review coverage including all National Press, Mark Kermode - Radio 5, Short List, Radio Times, Time Out, as well as extensive online coverage.
Les Enfants Du Paradis
Les Enfants Du Paradis was released on DVD and Blu-ray having been fully restored and presented in a stunning limited edition packaging. We secured extensive review coverage in National Press including 5 star reviews in The Telegraph, The Times & Financial Times & positive reviews in The Guardian, The Independent & The Observer. As well as coverage in key film magazines including Empire, Total Film and Movie Mail and also coverage in Time Out.
The Return of the Living Dead
The Return of the Living Dead special edition DVD and first time on Blu-ray. We set up extensive cast interviews including coverage in horror/cult press including a cover and five-page feature in Scream, six-page feature in Starburst, feature in Shock Horror, online coverage on all horror websites, blogs and film sites including features and reviews on frightfest.co.uk, sexgoremutants.com, massmovement,lovehorror.co.uk totalfilm.com. Review coverage in key print press including Empire, Total Film, Clash, Time Out, Bizarre, SFX
Amy Childs Fit In 30 Days:
Amy Childs Fit In 30 Days – the first fitness DVD from The Only Way Is Essex star Ms Childs. We set up an interview with ‘interviewer of the year’ Deborah Ross which resulted in a six-page cover feature in The Independent Magazine. Other national press coverage included interviews in Daily Express, The Sun and Sunday Telegraph Stella. For women’s press we secured an exclusive interview in Reveal which ran to three-pages, a Star Magazine three-page spread, a double-page spread in New!, a front Cover and a double-page cover feature in OK! Extra, a large feature in Heat and a full-page interview in Now. Amy appeared on Loose Women and The Wright Stuff Extra. We also ran an extensive online campaign including interview, trailer and news coverage on Daily Mail online, Yahoo! Omg!, Heatworld and Closer
Earthflght DVD and Blu-ray release of breathtaking BBC nature series. We secured extensive review coverage in National Press including Telegraph, Daily Mail Weekend, Mail On Sunday Live, I Newspaper, The Guardian Guide, feature coverage in Wildlife, Bird Press and Travel Press and interviews with creator/director on regional radio and overage in kids and travel press including National Geo Kids, Flipside, Geographical and Wanderlust
Girl Model a small independent feature documentary about young Russian girls scouted for the Japanese market with a very limited theatrical release, was a huge success with a major exclusive six page feature in The Times Magazine along with features in TNT Magazine, Hunger Magazine, a comment piece in The Guardian, director interviews including The Huffington Post, TheArtsDesk.com, Don’t Panic, Yahoo and an extensive interview on Sky News. We secured some very positive reviews across all National Press, and Women’s and Fashion Magazines including Elle, Marie Claire, The Sunday Times Style Magazine, Tatler, Dazed & Confused and Idol and extensive online coverage from reviews to trailers
Elite Squad The Enemy Within
Elite Squad: The Enemy Within was the DVD release of the sequel of Jose Padilha’s Brazilian political, action feature film. We had very limited interviews with the director and managed to secure features including The Telegraph, Jungle Drums and online outlets. We garnered extensive review coverage including the lead review in The Guardian Guide, even though we were up against some big releases for the boxing day slot, we also secured large reviews in Empire, reviews in Financial Times, The Metro, Soldier, Press Association, Home Cinema Choice, Socialist Review, Brazilian press, and numerous websites and blogs including popbitch, blokely, cinemas-online, dailyrecord blog, eyeforfim, screenjabber, theshiznit, whatculture, downwithfilm, soundculture, liveforfims
Kim Kardashian Ultimate Butt Body Sculpt and Butt Blasting Sculp were Ms Kardashian’s first UK fitness DVD releases. We had no access to Kim but had limited interviews with one of her trainers from the DVD. The campaign was a short turnaround but we secured some excellent coverage including an exclusive interview feature in Zest, double page features in Glamour and Celebrity Diet Now, Cosmopolitan, Star Magazine, a full page in More and reviews in key National Press including The Mirror, Sunday Mirror Celebs On Sunday, Saturday Express Magazine, Daily Mail and women’s press including Closer, Now, Love It, Reveal and Heat . We also secured extensive online coverage including dailymail.co.uk showbiz news story, Heatworld and exclusive Kim video clip, Cosmopolitan.co.uk and ElleUK.com
Jillian Michaels – Ripped In 30 and Killer Buns and Thighs DVD releases were released on Boxing Day and were up against the more mainstream Celebrity titles, Jillian was less well known in the UK. We had limited interviews with Jillian and very tight time scales but secured some very strong coverage including interviews in Daily Express, double page spreads in Celebrity Diet Now, Top Sante and Women’s Fitness. We secured national press coverage in The Sun, The People and MailOnline and reviews across fitness press including, Zest, Dance Today, BodyFit, Zest, Health&Fitness and women’s press including Closer, Look, Woman’s Own and Woman and online including Handbag and Cosmopolitan
An African Election
A limited theatrical release for a feature documentary about politics in Ghana, we organised press interviews with the director including, BBC World Service The Strand, Newshour, Colourful Radio, Guardian Film Podcast with Jason Solomons, along with a feature in TNT Magazine and TheEconomist Online and Vox Africa TV filmed a piece for a news item and a filmed item for CinePolitics. We also organised the London premiere which was attended and introduced by Thandie Newton and the director. We garnered substantial coverage in all National Press, African Outlets and Film outlets
Blood In The Mobile
Blood In The Mobile a feature documentary about how minerals used in mobile phones are being mined in the DS Congo and helping to fund the bloody civil war. We organised a press junket with the director and garnered a double page feature spread in The Times T2, a feature in The Guardian Weekend Magazine, a feature/interview in The Daily Record, The Skinny and a piece in Esquire Magazine. We achieved extensive review coverage in all National press including 4 star review in The Guardian and Evening Standard and The Sun. We also gained coverage in WIREDonline’s podcast as well as extensive radio coverage including BBC 3 Nightwaves, BBC 4 Front Row and BBC 5 – Up All Night
Shiver was a straight to DVD Spanish horror which we secured extensive coverage for including a full page review in Bizarre and online with a trailer, Dark Side large review, glowing coverage in SFX Penny Blood Column as well as a reviews in Starburst, Scream and all horror websites and blogs including LoveHorror, FrightFest Gore In The Store, FlickeringMyth, Chris&PhilPresent, StrangeThingsAreHappening, as well as film press including Total Film, Little White Lies, MovieMuser, MyReviewer
This independent release premiered at EIFF and then made its debut simultaneously in cinemas, on DVD and download. We secured Art Malik interviews on ITV's Lorraine, BBC Radio 2's Steve Wright in The Afternoon Show, BBC Radio Scotland's MacAuley and Co, BBC London's Robert Elms and in print including The Telegraph, Daily Mail, Asiana, Big Issue; John Lynch interviews in Daily Record, Metro Ireland, The Irish World and Kerrang Radio and BBC Radio Scotland's The Movie Cafe. Martin Compston interviews in Glasgow Herald, The Scotsman and features in The Scottish Sun and News Of The World Scotland, a Total Film piece and online features and interviews including Popbitch and SabotageTimes. We had some outstanding reviews both on and offline, News Of The World awarded it 4 stars and Mark Kermode spoke most highly of it on his BBC5 Live Show and BBC News shows.
Jack Rosenthal at the BBC
The fantastic Jack Rosenthal at the BBC DVD Box Set got its first ever DVD release and Maureen Lipman contributed to a successful campaign that saw interviews on Alan Titchmarsh TV Show, Radio Shows including Richard Bacon and Robert Elms, print interviews including Sunday Telegraph, Sunday Times, The Guardian Weekend, Daily Express, Best, Choice and Saga. We garnered a features on BBC 4 Front Row, in Jewish Press and Sight and Sound along with some outstanding review coverage including two-pages in Word magazine, DVD Of The Week in Time Out, 4 stars in The Independent and The Guardian's My Next Box Set Slot. We also organised a special screening and cast Q & A for Bar Mitzvah Boy at the Phoenix Cinema.
Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work
We had limited access to the lady herself Miss Joan Rivers for interviews to promote the DVD. These included Graham Norton TV Show, BBC Radio 2 Steve Wright, Attitude Magazine, My Weekly, along with extensive review coverage including Women’s press, Gay press, Jewish press, comedy outlets and radio both local and National.
Dougal and the Blue Cat
DVD release of the cult classic film and fave of Mark Kermode. With the help of Fennella Fielding and Phyllida Law interviews we secured extensive coverage including a TV interview on Alan Titchmarsh Show, radio interviews on The Film Programme and Paul Ross Show, feature/interview in The Guardian, interview in Sunday Telegraph Seven, reviews in The Times, Independent On Sunday, The Mirror, The Guide and vast coverage in film, horror and sci-fi outlets online and print, as well as parenting/family press, mature press and regional.
Here Come The Double Deckers
First ever DVD release of kids cult classic. Interviews with Brinsley Forde and Micheal Audreson for Robert Elms on BBC London and BBC 6 Music, review coverage in TV and cult TV outlets online and print, BBC Radio 2 Zoe Ball Show and local radio and press
First ever DVD release. We secured vast review coverage for this previously banned film, in its full uncut version, including feature coverage for Video Nasty tie-in including The Guardian Guide. Coverage in The Mirror, The Independent, The Times Playlist, The Observer, Mark Kermode’s Podcast, Time Out, all film press and extensive online review and trailer placements.
When You’re Strange
DVD release. We were lucky enough to bring over the legendary Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger from The Doors to promote the first ever documentary about the band. We arranged a press junket and secured TV, radio and press interviews galore including CNN, BBC 6 Music, Planet Rock, The Telegraph, The Observer, Word, Short List and arranged a screening and Q&A with the band. We also secured phone interviews with director Tom DiCillo.
"Thanks for being so on top of your game!" The Doors management
Theatrical release. We had access to the director for this Berlusconi/ celebrity culture film and secured numerous radio interviews, including BBC 3 Nightwaves, BBC World Service The Strand, BBC 4 Front Row, coverage in all national newspapers and film press, vast amounts of online coverage.
"People here, including myself, are impressed by your job. Brava!" Erik Gandini, the director
Theatrical release. We secured an outstanding amount of coverage for the “best worst film of all time” both online via social networking and websites and print press in a relatively short space of time and handled a hugely successful Midnight screening with party and Q & A with director. Press included a full-page feature in The Times Saturday Review, a full page feature in The Independent , a feature on DazedDigital and social networking and radio mentions galore.
World On A Wire:
DVD release. For this German sci fi title, we secured a feature in Sight & Sound as well as securing coverage in all Sci-Fi press print and online we had additional coverage in Dazed And Confused.
Sons Of Cuba
Theatrical release. A small independent documentary on a Cuban Boxing Academy, self-distributed by the producers with minimal screenings, yet we secured vast National Press coverage including a feature in The Telegraph Review, two magazine front covers (Shook and Jungle Drums), interviews with the director on The Film Programme Radio 4, BBC 4 and BBC World News, as well as news and feature coverage in sporting publications.
"Aim has done an extraordinary job getting Sons of Cuba, to date, on to the covers of two magazines, on to BBC TV News twice and Al Jazeera once, and on to BBC Radio 4, as well as reviewed/featured in all the broadsheets and scores of other magazines, papers and Internet sites." Andrew Lang, director
Mugabe and The White African
Theatrical through to DVD release. We garnered a four page feature in The Sunday Telegraph magazine, a double page -feature in the Evening Standard, four and five star reviews in all National Press as well as critics’ choice coverage, reviews in all film press and Time Out, current affairs and political press, church and farming press, regional and online. We secured numerous radio interviews for the directors including Radio 4 Front Row, BBC World Service Newshour, BBC 5 Live.
We Live In Public
Theatrical release. We had access to the director and “star” of the film and secured radio and TV interviews including Radio 4’s The Film Programme, Digital Planet, BBC 6 Music, More4 News, Sky News, we also secured features in The Guardian G2, The Times, Wired Magazine and many more technology and film publications.
Paris Is Burning
DVD release. The documentary Paris Is Burning, previously unreleased on DVD, has a huge gay and club scene following. We maximised the opportunities securing coverage in all gay press, club and DJ press and we persuaded London’s top gay night Horse Meat Disco to have a Paris Is Burning themed club night, including a screening of the film.