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 Trailer Premiere For Toronto Selection MARGARITA, WITH A STRAW

Soon to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, Shonali Bose's Margarita, With A Straw promises to offer a little something different than we normally see from Indian film - even within the blossoming indie scene. A realistic, female focused... More »
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Park Chan-wook's Next Will Be Korean Adaptation Of English Novel FINGERSMITH

After making a foray into English language features with Stoker, Oldboy director Park Chan-wook is headed back to Korea for his next feature though he's bringing a little bit of England with him.Producers have confirmed that Park's next film will... More »
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BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW Soundtrack Hits Vinyl. Buy It. Play It. Turn It Up.

As those who know me will tell you, when not busy being a movie geek I spend rather a lot of time being a music geek. And from time to time these two interests intersect, which makes Todd a happy... More »
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Delectably Dark And Drily Hilarious Trailer For Roy Andersson's A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE

Confession time: I have never seen a film by Roy Andersson. And clearly this needs to change because if his work is anything at all like the drily hysterical trailer for his Venice and Toronto selection A Pigeon Sat On... More »
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Watch The Trailer For Edgy South African Thriller IMPUNITY

We've been saying for quite some time now to keep an eye on South Africa, where there seems to be no end to interesting young talent bubbling beneath the surface, and Jyoti Mistry's Impunity provides another case in point.Sharing a... More »
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The Animated Pig Returns! Check Out The Trailer For MCDULL: ME & MY MOM!

McDull - the little animated pig who has been a HUGE hit with audiences in his native Hong Kong - is back! And this is a very good thing because while not all of his big screen outings have been... More »
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Fear The Dark With The Full Trailer For Ryan Lightbourn's SLEEPWALKERS

Indie director Ryan Lightbourn has won a lot of love in these pages for his stellar short film work and we've been eagerly awaiting the arrival of his debut feature, the microbudget horror Sleepwalkers. 'Sleepwalkers' tells the story of five... More »
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Twitch Film Celebrates 10 Years

A decade is an absolute eternity online, a marker that I certainly never thought I'd reach when registering the first domain for Twitch ten years ago now, and yet here we are. Honestly, I never thought much of anything about... More »
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Von Trier Returns To Television With THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT

Lars Von Trier is returning to television.Though the Danish director has spent the vast majority of his career working in feature film his horror series The Kingdom - sadly never to be finished due to the passing of key actors... More »
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First Poster And More Details For UK Portmanteau Horror ITS WALLS WERE BLOOD

New British portmanteau Its Walls Were Blood, starring Steve Oram and Ed Hogg, was announced last week and starts filming later this year. Entirely set in one English country house, the film follows four connected stories set throughout the house's... More »
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Watch The Exclusive Trailer For LA CASA MUDA Director's LOCAL GOD

Uruguyan director Gustavo Hernandez created quite a stir with his debut feature, the single take horror La Casa Muda (The Silent House). An astounding piece of technical filmmaking that proved Hernandez had an uncommon knack for building tension, La Casa... More »
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Crowdfund This! Indie Horror Comic GATES OF MISERY Brings Together Cronenberg, Konstanski And Knautz!

Got a craving for some classically styled horror comics? So does artist Matthew Therrien. So he's gathering up a few friends and making them himself.While you may not know Therrien by name there's a fighting chance you may have seen... More »
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Watch Filippe Lyra's Amazing Animated Short DIESEL ROCK AND STARDUST

It was all the way back in 2010 that we first came across the work of Brazilian artist Filippe Lyra. At the time the multi-discipline artist was credited as the co-director on a fabulous animated short titled Voltage that we... More »
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Enter The WETLANDS With New 'Pink-Band' Trailer

David Wnendt's Wetlands has been turning heads and arching brows around the world for the past while now thanks to its frank, explicit and super stylish take on female sexuality. Adapted from the cult novel by Charlotte Roche this is... More »
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Watch The Award Winning Short Film 1982

Here's a rewarding way to spend ten minutes: Watch Jeremy Breslau's award winning short film 1982. Having wrapped a highly successful festival run Breslau's film has been released in its entirety online - where it is now a Vimeo staff... More »
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Rock And Roll Love Story Stricken By Mutant Fears In BANG BANG BABY Trailer

Life's not easy growing up in small town Canada in the early 1960s, not even if you're Jane Levy. Your dreams are bigger than home, of course, and limited by your alcoholic father (Peter Stormare). The rock and roll singer... More »
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Dare To Enter The HELLMOUTH With Exclusive Trailer!

Take heart fans of the strange and unusual - particularly those of you with a weakness for the era of classic drive-in pulp - for Pontypool writer Tony Burgess and star Stephen McHattie have teamed up with director John Geddes... More »
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Watch A New Teaser For Israeli Action / SciFi ANOTHER WORLD

Eitan Reuven's Israeli scifi / action film Another World is off to a strong start on its international festival run, picking up the Best Picture prize at the Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival and with the film gearing up... More »
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The Director Of Turkish Horror MUSALLAT Returns With SICCIN And Things Are Getting Grisly

Though Turkey is a country with a long history of genre film that history is precisely that: History. And largely in the past. Here in the present things are a bit different with just a small group of directors working... More »
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Win A Poster For Kim Ki-duk's MOEBIUS Signed By Actress Lee Eun-woo!

Kim Ki-duk's latest controversial masterpiece Moebius hits VOD platforms across the USA from RAM Releasing today and fans of the master's work will be interested to hear that we've got an official poster for the film to give away signed... More »
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