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.

Listen To An Exclusive Track From The Score Of Jacob Gentry's SYNCHRONICITY

The Signal director Jacob Gentry returns to screens with his new sci-fi film Synchronicity. And while Chad McKnight, AJ Bowen, and Michael Ironside may top the cast it seems immediately apparent that the fantastic retro score by Ben Lovett is... More »
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SOUTHBOUND: Watch The Trailer For The Indie Horror Anthology!

Roxanne Benjamin, David Bruckner, Radio Silence and Patrick Horvath all contribute to indie horror anthology Southbound. A hit on the festival circuit over the past few months after having its world premiere as part of the Midnight Madness lineup at... More »
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Vietnam Enters The Heist Game With Ham Tran's SIEU TROM (BITCOIN HEIST)

As the Vietnamese film industry continues to grow we're seeing constant steps forward in terms of scale and production value with the occasional injection of international style and subgenres into the nation's local fare and Journey From The Fall director... More »
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Stephen Graham And Michael Smiley Star In Gritty UK Drama ORTHODOX

Director David Leon dives into the intersection of the UK's Orthodox Jewish community and the criminal underworld with his upcoming Orthodox and it's more than just the surprising clash of world's that makes this one interesting.Anchoring the cast are Stephen... More »
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GREEN ROOM: Watch The UK Teaser For Saulnier's Fabulous Latest Effort Now

Is it hyperbole to refer to director Jeremy Saulnier as the current darling of the American indie scene? After making his well received but relatively minor debut with horror comedy Murder Party the cinematographer turned director positively exploded internationally with... More »
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Character Posters And A New Teaser For Stephen Chow's THE MERMAID!

The Octopus Man cometh in the new teaser for Stephen Chow's The Mermaid! Chao Deng, Lin Yun, Kitty Zhang, Show Lo, Shangzheng Li, Zhang Wen, Zhang Meie, Ke Bai and Lianshun Kong star in the latest from the director of... More »
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Til Schweiger Comes In Bullets Blazing In NICK: OFF DUTY

How big a star is Til Schweiger in his native Germany? Well, how's this for an indicator: After appearing in just four episodes of long running German cop show Tatort - a series that has been more or less in... More »
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Bounty Hunters At The End Of The World In Bouli Lanners' Berlin Selected LES PREMIERS, LES DERNIERS

Civilization may be crumbling but Cochise and Gilou - the bounty hunters at the center of Boulie Lanners' Les Premiers, Les Derniers - still have a job to do. And someone out there has a stolen phone full of sensitive... More »
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ARE WE NOT CATS: Take A First Look At Xander Robin's Debut

A veteran of the festival circuit with his short film work writer-director Xander Robin makes a striking move into features with Are We Not Cats - a genre defying indie sure to turn heads once it hits the festival circuit.... More »
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The Mo Brothers Announce MACABRE 2 Is Coming

Details? We aint got no details. But what we do have is that image above, freshly posted to Instagram and Facebook by Timo Tjahjanto, one half of Indonesian directing duo The Mo Brothers. And for those unfamiliar with the face,... More »
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Todd's Ten New Talents To Watch 2015

With the year coming to a close it's time to cast an eye back over 2015 with a bit of a year-in-review. I realized a few years ago that I didn't find typical year end best-of lists particularly interesting -... More »
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Exclusive BOYKA: UNDISPUTED Stills!

We were very pleased to share the first teaser for the Isaac Florentine directed / Scott Adkins starring fight flick Boyka: Undisputed - the fourth installment in the popular Undisputed franchise - yesterday and we follow that today with a... More »
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First Teaser For Slick Vietnamese Thriller NU DAI GIA

It was just a few years ago that director Le Van Kiet made waves with his sophomore feature The House In The Alley, one of the first true horror films ever produced in the nation. Le followed that with the... More »
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A VIOLENT PROSECUTOR: Watch The Trailer For The Hwang Jung-min Starring Prison Thriller

Hangdog Korean character actor Hwang Jung-min has made his career playing an assortment of cops, lawyers and blue collar style antiheroes, constantly finding new variations to play on his natural strengths and it appears he has done so again with... More »
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DESIERTO: Watch The Trailer For Jonas Cuaron's Thriller With Gael Garcia Bernal

To say expectations were high for Jonas Cuaron's Desierto is a drastic understatement. Cuaron already had the weight of family ties on him, being the son of hugely acclaimed director Alfonso Cuaron and those pressures were only intensified thanks to... More »
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Is Cursed Too Strong A Word? Stunt Woman's Arm To Be Amputated, Crew Member Crushed To Death In Separate Incidents On RESIDENT EVIL Set.

Difficult doesn't even begin to describe the circumstances around the Paul W. S. Anderson helmed Resident Evil: The Final Chapter. Word emerged from the South African shoot back in September about the horrific injuries sustained by stunt performer Olivia Jackson,... More »
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Boyka Is Back And As Surly As Ever! The BOYKA: UNDISPUTED Teaser Has Arrived To Lay A Beating!

Soon to move into the Marvel Universe in an as-yet-unspecified role in Doctor Strange, actor and martial artist Scott Adkins first has one more kick (and punch, and spinning flip thing) at the can with the role that first threw... More »
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Check Out The New SKY SHARKS Character Poster

With news breaking that both Tony Todd and Dieter Laser have joined the cast of upcoming cult oddity Sky Sharks - check the link below to witness the mayhem that ensues when Nazi zombies take to the skies on jet... More »
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Follow The Treasure Trail To The LETTERKENNY Opening

It was almost exactly two years ago that we first came across the wonders of Letterkenny Problems, a hysterically funny Canadian web series built around a pair of rural young men doing nothing but stand and stare at the camera... More »
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'Tis The Season For Little People ...

There are, from time to time, moments of weird synchronicity in the international film world, times when the film gods appear to think that doing something odd once just isn't sufficient and so they lay it down a few times.... More »
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