Todd Brown
Founder and Editor; Toronto, Canada

Todd founded Twitch in September of 2004 under the assumption that nobody in particular would care. Some people did, so he kept going. Todd is also Director of International Programming at Fantastic Fest, a partner at XYZ Films and father to a remarkably geeky child.

Exclusive Stills From Nick Cave Documentary 20 000 DAYS ON EARTH

A strange and beautiful beast of a film, I had the chance to catch Ian Forsyth and Jane Pollard's 20 000 Days On Earth while attending the Durban International Film Festival in South Africa last month. The one non-African viewing I... More »
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Win A Prize Pack From Pierce Brosnan Starring Spy Thriller THE NOVEMBER MAN

You just can't keep a good spy down and Pierce Brosnan is back in the international espionage game with the upcoming thriller The November Man. Code named 'The November Man'; Peter Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan) is an extremely dangerous and highly... More »
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Watch An Exclusive Red Band Clip From Techno Thriller CAM2CAM

You never really know who may be on the other side of that email address or social media account and you certainly never know what they really want from you. That simple premise forms the basis of indie thriller CAM2CAM... More »
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First Look At Paul Rudd In ANT-MAN

Production began just yesterday on the Peyton Reed directed Ant-Man and what's this today? Why, yes, it's the first shot of Paul Rudd as Scott Lang. We've got the image for you below and remember you can click to enlarge.SAN... More »
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Irie Yu's HIBI ROCK Trailer Will Set Your Hair On Fire

One of the brightest lights of the young generation of Japanese directors, Irie Yu burst on to the international scene five years ago with the release of his 2009 super low budget indie 8000 Miles. A scrappy and energetic chronicle... More »
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Gripping First Trailer For Acclaimed UK Action Film '71

Whatever else you may say about the Berlin International Film Festival it is not an event particularly known for embracing genre oriented film. Sensitive dramas, yes. Arthouse experimentation, absolutely. And yet it was a heart pounding action thriller that emerged... More »
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Overweight Jockey Turns To Crime In Norwegian Comedy CHASING BERLUSCONI

Norwegian director Ole Endresen knows what he likes. And what he likes are drily absurd comedies of fringe players in fringe sports driven to extremes as they are pushed ever farther to the fringes of polite society. Endresen had a... More »
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Cornetto No More, But Pegg And Wright Brewing Up A New Script

How do you bounce back after walking away from your shot at a superhero franchise you'd spent years and years developing? If you're Edgar Wright you get busy. Very, very busy. Wright's got a handful of projects bubbling at the... More »
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Watch The Opening Scene From Gritty UK Cop Thriller HYENA

You like your cop thrillers boiled harder than hard? Then if advance word is to be believed, Gerard Johnson's Hyena is one for you. Boasting a stellar cast of quality character actors - Stephen Graham (Boardwalk Empire, This Is England),... More »
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Sex, Obsession And Violence In The Trailer For Fabrice du Welz's ALLELUIA

Belgian director Fabrice du Welz (Calvaire, Vinyan) won rave in Cannes with his latest descent into the darker folds of the human psyche and with the North American premiere of his Alleluia around the corner at the Toronto International Film... More »
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The Creator Of Indie Scifi Hit INK Returns With THE FRAME

Denver based writer-director Jamin Winans created quite the stir with his 2009 indie scifi effort Ink. Winans' debut film had ambitions worlds beyond its budget and talent to match, winning love around the world thanks to its impressive visual style... More »
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Review: THE TRIP TO ITALY, Very Funny, Yet Overly Familiar

Michael Winterbottom's The Trip was an enormously pleasant surprise. The 2010 UK TV series -- also cut into feature form for the international market -- was built on what appeared to be the flimsiest of premises, featuring British comics Rob... More »
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When It's Viking Versus Horse The Viking Always Wins! Watch The Full NORTHMEN Trailer Now!

You know, there's an awful lot to be said for a piece of pulpy entertainment that knows it's a piece of pulpy entertainment, fully embraces the pulp, and knows what to do with it. Like having a viking tackle a... More »
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A Creepy As Hell Theatrical Trailer Washes Down THE CANAL

A major buzz title when it premiered in Tribeca, Ivan Kavanagh's Irish chiller The Canal hits US screens and VOD platforms October 10th from The Orchard and they've delivered one hell of a creepy trailer to demonstrate why people have... More »
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Argentina Delivers A Slick Thriller With ARREBATO

Where did the Hollywood thriller go? Remember the days when movies like Fatal Attraction, The Hand That Rocks The Cradle, Basic Instinct et al jostled for space on screens? Hollywood seems to have abandoned these sorts of films almost entirely... More »
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REVENGE OF THE GREEN DRAGONS: Watch The Trailer For Andrew Lau's English Language Gang Flick Now!

It would appear that the relationship struck between Martin Scorsese and Andrew Lau when Scorsese directed The Departed - an adaptation of Lau's Infernal Affairs - continues to bear fruit. Scorsese is now serving as executive producer on Lau's latest... More »
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MEN WHO SAVE THE WORLD: Watch The Trailer For The Quirky Malaysian Comedy

Move a house, find the Oily Man! Or, at least, that's what the villagers at the center of Liew Seng Tat's Toronto International Film Festival selection believe has happened in the upcoming comedy Men Who Save The World (Lelaki Harapan... More »
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Find Hope In The Aftermath Of Horrific Violence With The Promo For South African Doc ALISON

The woman smiling at you above should arguably not be smiling. She shouldn't even be alive. And that Alison Botha not only survived an absolutely brutal attempt on her life but has transcended it to bring a message of hope... More »
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SWELTER: Van Damme Partakes In A Bar Brawl In Exclusive Clip

Jean Claude Van Damme heads to the American south in indie action film Swelter and the tension is just like the weather: Hot. The story revolves around a criminal gang who - ten years before - robbed a casino. Four... More »
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Poster Premiere For Acclaimed Documentary BARZAN

Acclaimed documentary Barzan has found itself a home for US distribution and we've got your first look at the official poster prior to the September 2 release on Amazon and iTunes and September 4th release on other VOD platforms.TRAVERSE MEDIA... More »
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