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.

Coming This Time Soon! Mr President Dr Steve Elvis America Will Save The Future In MAN OF ACTION! II: ASHES OF VENGEANCE!

Quake with fear, wrong doers, for Mr President Dr Steve Elvis America is coming to protect the good and noble. And he's bringing his sidekick - the kleptomaniac pop superstar pervomonkey Robobobo - with him! And, yes, I wish I... More »
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Anders W Berthelsen Stages COMEBACK In Natasha Arthy's Latest

When last we heard from Danish director Natasha Arthy the occasion was her stellar 2007 martial arts coming of age story Fighter, a film that neatly balances out character drama with tightly choreographed martial arts and which was a selection... More »
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Take A Look At The International Artwork For Aaron Moorhead And Justin Benson's SPRING

Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson's Spring begins its theatrical run in the US on March 20th and while the local art for the romantic horror hybrid made its debut a little while back we're now able to share the international... More »
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Watch An Exclusive Clip From SciFi Horror EJECTA

Indie scifi-horror Ejecta hits limited theatrical release and VOD platforms from IFC Midnight on February 27th and we've got an exclusive clip to share from the film.Reclusive blogger Bill Cassidy (Julian Richings, Cube) claims to be the subject of a... More »
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Meet THE DEMOLISHER In First Teaser For Gabriel Carrer's Revenge Drama

We've been tracking progress on Gabriel Carrer's indie vigilante thriller The Demolisher for a few months now - the first imagery from this Canadian indie has all looked great - and now our patience has been rewarded with a first... More »
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Aliens! Explosions! Menstruation! It's The Full ALIEN TAMPON Trailer!

Yep, some things just sort of speak for themselves and I'm sure that the creators of Alien Tampon are very much hoping that this is one of those things. Very much a deliberate cult project out of Germany, a first... More »
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First Look At Alex van Warmerdam's SCHNEIDER VS BAX

Following up one of his greatest critical successes with Borgman is no simple take for Dutch helmer Alex van Warmerdam as that picture may very well prove to be his masterpiece but the Netherlands' reigning Crown Prince Of The Darkly... More »
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Check Out BLACK OUT Director Arne Toonen's Juvenile Gangsters In DE BOSKAMPI'S Trailer

Dutch helmer Arne Toonen burst on to our radar here at TwitchFilm a few years back with the release of his 2012 feature Black Out. A hugely stylish crime caper, Black Out planted Toonen's flag as the sort of director... More »
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New MAD MAX Trailer Hurts Real Good

Is there a ton of new footage in the new Japanese trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road? Honestly, not so much. But what there is every bit as gonzo as what we saw in the first trailer and it provides... More »
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Watch Colin Berry's Short Film SHADOWS

It was just a couple weeks ago that we posted the trailer for Colin Berry's creepy short film Shadows and now the complete short has arrived online. Created by a small team with tiny resources, this one is proof that... More »
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Check The Trailer For Single Take Action Film VICTORIA

Given the huge scope of its program and the competing interests between press and buyers torn between arthouse and commercial instincts, Berlin tends not to be the 'buzziest' of the big festivals. Eyes are just pulled in too many directions... More »
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Malaysia's Mamat Khalid Heads North For WEREWOLF DARI BANGLADESH

Some people rest on success. Not Mamat Khalid. The prolific Malaysian director has a string of hits to his name, many of which mine the horror-comedy vein, but he's showing no signs of slowing down. If anything Khalid seems intent... More »
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A Master Returns With The Trailer For Bent Hamer's 1001 GRAMS

It's been five years now since Norwegian helmer Bent Hamer was last on screens with 2010 effort Home For Christmas so fans of his smart and quirky fare have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of latest effort 1001 Grams. Selected... More »
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DYKE HARD Trailer Delivers Cult Weirdness

What's that? Your day hasn't been quite weird enough yet? Well, here's the cure for that. It seems safe to say that Bitte Andersson's Dyke Hard is not what we've come to expect from the normally rather staid Swedish film... More »
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Road Trip In Reverse With The Teaser For Icelandic Comedy BACK

Icelandic production house Mystery Island had a bona fide international hit on their hands with their previous feature - the dark drama Metalhead - and while the tone of their latest effort could not possibly be more different I imagine... More »
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Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To Alex de la Iglesia's COMMON WEALTH!

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 February 21st screening of his Common... More »
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Behold The DICKFACE

Back in 2011 Norway's Thomas Seeberg Torjussen and Eric Vogel rolled into Fantastic Fest with their animated short Dickface. It is, as you may have surmised, a short animation about a man with a penis for a nose, a situation... More »
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Watch Handsome Spanish Horror Short DON'T LOOK THERE

Yes, I know the title of Daniel Romero's short film says that you shouldn't look there but you really should. A selection of more film festivals than you'd care to shake a stick at - it's possible, but your arm... More »
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Crowdfund This! ZUNN: SHOWGIRLS OF PAKISTAN Pulls Back The Curtain On A Hidden And Forbidden World!

Having already turned heads internationally with his award winning film Chuppan Chupai - a documentary about Pakistan's gay and transgender community - it is clear that director Saad Khan has an affinity for those on the outskirts of an increasingly... More »
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Beware The Arrival Of The ALIEN TAMPON

Yes, there is something immensely juvenile about upcoming German horror-comedy short Alien Tampon. And I do suspect that is rather the point. Created by a small team of Cologne based filmmakers with Jan Zenkner directing, the first teaser for this... More »
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