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.

Indonesian Folk Tale Creature Arrives In The Full TUYUL Trailer

Childbirth has been a fertile source of horrific imagery around the globe for centuries, fears of a woman's body ceasing to be entirely her own fueling all manner of grotesque stories from virtually every culture imaginable. One such tale is... More »
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An Oscar Winner Returns With Quirky Action Rom Com THE SURPRISE

It was all the way back in 1997 that Dutch director Mike van Diem won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar with his debut feature, Character. This is, of course, the sort of event that is typically looked at as... More »
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Jaa. Lundgren. SKIN TRADE American Trailer.

International action stars Tony Jaa and Dolph Lundgren - and that Michael Jai White guy, he's pretty good, too - team up to take down Ron Perlman's flesh trading ring in the upcoming Skin Trade and if that hasn't gotten... More »
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The Fight Begins In This Extended SWORD OF VENGEANCE Clip

The creator of Hammer of the Gods returns with another dose of manly men wielding heavy blades in the upcoming Sword of Vengeance and with WellGo USA launching the film in limited theatrical and across VOD platforms on March 20th... More »
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Watch Carles Torrens' Award Winning Short Film SEQUENCE

Since shocking audiences around the globe with his debut feature Emergo - released in the US as Apartment 143 - Barcelona born director Carles Torrens has engaged in a string of short films produced in his adopted US home and... More »
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Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To Alex de la Iglesia's AS LUCK WOULD HAVE IT!

Hey, Toronto! Twitch is proud to present Dancing With The Devil - an extensive retrospective of Spanish maverick Alex de la Iglesia unspooling at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Things continue this week with a March 14th screening of his As... More »
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Sammo Hung Lays Waste In First Shot From THE BODYGUARD

Make no mistake about it: Sammo Hung can still kick your ass. That seems to be the general message delivered by the first image from The Bodyguard, an upcoming big budget feature in which Hung serves as both director and... More »
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Facebook Gets Horrifying In Short Film ALEXIA. Watch It Now!

Social media has introduced a whole host of new phenomena into mainstream culture since it rose to prominence. Some are rather silly. And some - such as the continued life of individual social media profiles after the death of their... More »
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Crowdfund This! Tom Savini And Umberto Lenzi Team Up To Remake NIGHTMARE CITY!

Heads up, classic horror fans, because a couple of huge names are getting together to tackle a major title. Tom Savini is aiming to update Umberto Lenzi's Nightmare City with Lenzi himself on board as a producer and with the... More »
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LITTLE LAMB: Watch The Trailer For Australian Gothic Thriller

Having already wowed 'em at Fantastic Fest and other festivals around the globe, Heidi Douglas' short gothic thriller Little Lamb next arrives at the Hollyshorts festival in LA on March 19th and a new trailer has been released in advance... More »
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CHASUKE'S JOURNEY: Watch The Trailer For Sabu's Latest

Fresh from its premiere in Berlin, Sabu's latest effort is now gearing up for public release in Japan and that means the first trailer for Chasuke's Journey has now arrived online. In the afterlife, busy playwrights are writing scenarios for... More »
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Free Sheila Kearns! Donate To Support The Appeal Of 58 Year Old Grandmother Jailed For Screening THE ABCs OF DEATH.

Sheila Kearns' story is a story both bizarre and excessive, the story of a 58 year old woman sentenced last week to 90 days in prison for the heinous crime of ... showing a movie in class. An appropriate movie?... More »
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The SHE WOLF Team Returns With Dark, Sexy Slasher ALL NIGHT LONG

Argentinian helmer Tamae Garateguy made a quite an impression a couple years back with her feature She Wolf - a hugely stylish black and white psycho sexual thriller that won raves at Fantastic Fest and other festivals around the world.... More »
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RED DRESS: Check A Pair Of Trailers For Ekmund Yong's Short

Though still early in its festival run Ekmund Yong's short film Red Dress is already winning raves and it's not hard to see why. Appearing next at the Asians On Film Festival in LA a pair of trailers have arrived... More »
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There's A Touch Of Wolfenstein In The Trailer For BUNKER OF THE DEAD 3D

In the annals of first person gaming Castle Wolfenstein holds a very special place. For a whole generation of geeky kids - myself included - this was the very first chance to wander through enemy territory seeing things from a... More »
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Is This Where We Fall Into THE VOID?

As Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie move closer to bringing The Void to life on the big screen one important question to be answered is: Where is it? Like, actually, where is it? Where can you go to enter a... More »
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Richard Madden And Michael Smiley Enter GROUP B

A pair of very familiar faces enter a very different sort of world with Richard Madden (Game Of Thrones) and Michael Smiley (Luther, Kill List) taking the leads in Nick Rowland's Group B.Rally driver Shane Hunter is facing his comeback... More »
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Behold The Coming Of BARTKIRA!

A fusion of The Simpsons with Akira? It sounds like something so odd that it must be awesome and that certainly seems to be the case based on the first images and sample animations released from Ryan Humphrey and James... More »
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Miike's YAKUZA APOCALYPSE Poster Arrives Bearing ... Frog?

Miike Takashi has long stated that his goal with upcoming effort Yakuza Apocalypse was to get back to the gonzo efforts of his earlier years. And, yup ... this new theatrical poster is going to arch a few eyebrows, that's... More »
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Furries! With Machine Guns! Isaki Lacuesta's MURIERON Looks Absolutely Gonzo!

Given that the old Alex de la Iglesia is still going strong there doesn't appear to be any particularly pressing need for Spain to discover a new Alex de la Iglesia, but what the hell. Isaki Lacuesta appears to be... More »
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