Sitges 2012 Dispatch: MISS LOVELY and THE CONSPIRACY

Though I couldn't get into the Sitges opening night thriller, The Body, the film's marketing team managed to scare me more than anything I've seen thus far at the massive genre festival. It was after I had gone out for... More »
By Brian Clark   

Sitges 2012 Preview: Twitch Picks 10 Can't Miss Flicks

Coming right on the heels of the killer 1,2,3 combo of Fantastic Fest, Lund and L'Etrange Festival, Sitges is the genre film festival with one of the most extensive programs. Think of it as a greatest hits mix of genre and... More »
By Brian Clark   

Sitges 2012: Sci Fi Thriller CRAWLSPACE Gets A Crazy-Ass Poster And Trailer

With its world premiere in competition at Sitges just around the corner, claustrophobic Aussie sci fi action-thriller Crawlspace has unleashed its first pulsating trailer and an eye-popping poster. Clearly inspired by iconic poster artist Drew Struzan, Australian artist Hugh Fleming (who created his own... More »
By Simon de Bruyn   

Hey Toronto! Swarez's UNDYING LOVE is Playing Tonite at LITTLE TERRORS

Justin McConnell's semi-regular monthly short film festival, Little Terrors, gets a comfy new home at the Carlton Cinema in Toronto.  The series showcases the best in horror short-fimmaking to a city that seems to constantly hunger for genre, and is... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   

Sitges 2012: The Definitive Line-up Revealed

As our North American contingent of writers prepare to descend on Austin, Texas this weekend in a wave of drunken debauchery our more sophisticated brethren and sister over in Europe are preparing for the Sitges - International Fantastic Film... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Cronenberg, Carax, & Wheatley Amongst Directors in First Wave of SITGES 2012 Lineup

The Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia announced their first wave of programming today and there are some heavy hitters in the mix. Big name titles include COSMOPOLIS by David Cronenberg (Review), Cannes hit HOLY MOTORS by Leo... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

Complete Sitges Awards Announced

The Sitges Festival wraps up this weekend with a program dominated by encore screenings and the massive genre festival has released their equally massive list of award winners. Sitges offers a wide slate of competitions within the festival and this... More »
By Todd Brown   

Sitges 2011: Brigadoon Selection To Honor Past And Present Genre Filmmakers.

Twitch will be on the scene at this year's Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia and one of the programs sets out to honor past and present genre filmmakers as well as present a thorough program of films complete with... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Sitges: Noves Visions Programme

As if looking down the news section is not enough, we are in FESTIVAL season around the world, and the Sitges Fantastic Film Festival, still the worlds largest if its kind, which runs this year from 6-16 of October, just... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   

Full Trailer For Dystopic French Scifi CARRE BLANC

Back in mid-June Twitch was proud to premiere three clips from Jean-Baptiste Leonetti's brilliant dystopic science fiction film Carre Blanc. We had the chance to see the film at a market screening in Cannes and walked away enormously impressed by... More »
By Todd Brown   

First Trailer For Cuban Zombie Comedy JUAN OF THE DEAD

About a year ago the powers behind the scenes of Alejandro Brugues' zombie comedy Juan of the Dead did about the worst thing they could have done at the time. They took a zero budget proof of concept promo for... More »
By Todd Brown   

The Sitges Festival And Director Angel Sala Charged With Exhibition Of Child Pornography For Screening A SERBIAN FILM

Some disturbing news out of Barcelona today with word that the Sitges Film Festival - one of the oldest, largest and most respected genre film events in the world - and its director, Angel Sala, have been charged with the... More »
By Todd Brown   

Sitges Award Winners Announced!

And a drum roll, please, because here are the winners from the 2010 Sitges Festival.OFICIAL FANTÀSTIC COMPETICIÓ SITGES 43JURAT / JURADO / JURYFrancesco Barilli, Jaume Collet-Serra, Colin Geddes, Jan Harlan & Elena ManriqueMillor Curtmetratge / Mejor Cortometraje / Best... More »
By Todd Brown   

Sitges 2010: Trailer For First Person Horror ATROCIOUS

After the global success of the [REC] franchise it is, frankly, surprising that there hasn't been a flood of Spanish language first person horror projects looking to repeat that success. The first that I'm aware of - and one... More »
By Todd Brown   

Sitges 2010: BURIED Wins Prestigious Melies D'Or

Every year the European Federation of Fantastic Film Festivals gives a pair of awards - the Golden Melies - to the best European Fantastic Films of the year with one prize going to a feature and the other to... More »
By Todd Brown   

Getting an Orgasm from Integral Calculus: Trailer for RITES OF LOVE AND MATH

Three subjects that are more linked than one might expect, love, passion and mathematics, The Rites of Love and Math is what happens when you combine a Berkeley Math and Physics professor and a French filmmaker (Edward Frenkel and Reine... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   

Stellar UK Trailer For Fantastic Fest Winner WE ARE WHAT WE ARE

Right on the heels of winning the prestigious Next Wave Awards for Best Film and Best Script at Fantastic Fest - and immediately before its imminent arrival at the Sitges festival in Spain - a new trailer for Jorge... More »
By Todd Brown   

Sitges Announces Noves Visions Program

The 2010 edition of the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival has just announced their complete Noves Visions program. The program where the festival places the young, edgy material, this is the big discovery program of the festival. Here's the... More »
By Todd Brown   

Complete 2010 Sitges Lineup Announced!

Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to Sitges 2010:EXORCISMS, VAMPIRES, ZOMBIES, MARTIAL ARTS AND LITERS OF BLOOD AT SITGES 2010The 43rd SITGES - International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, that will take place from 7 to 17 October, presents its... More »
By Todd Brown   

Sitges 2010: Paco Cabeza's NEON FLESH Proves Aptly Titled In First Teaser

Soon to premiere at the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival, Paco Cabeza's Neon Flesh (Carne De Neon) looks to establish Cabeza as a sort of Spanish language answer to Guy Ritchie with its stylized tale of violence. The prospect... More »
By Todd Brown   
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