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.

First Poster Art For Indie Action GRIDLOCKED

It was back in May of 2013 that we first wrote about Toronto based indie director Allan Ungar. He was wrapping up Tapped at the time, a gritty fight drama starring former karate world champ Cody Hackman opposite Michael Biehn... More »
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First Poster For Blomkamp's CHAPPIE

He's carved out a reputation as arguably the leading purveyor of high octane science fiction laced with heady ideas in the world today, more or less occupying the space that Steven Spielberg filled in his earlier days. And now it... More »
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Jealousy Is A Monster Named Philippe. Watch Stellar Short GREEN EYED Now!

A stellar little gem of a short that turned up at Fantastic Fest a couple editions back as part of a lengthy festival run, Nathaniel Lindsay's Green Eyed has finally arrived online in its entirety. Yep, the keen eyed among... More »
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Thomas Ikimi's NOSTRADAMUS Is Coming! Watch An Excerpt Now!

We've been fans of UK based director Thomas Ikimi here at Twitch since all the way back in 2004 when he appeared on the scene with Limbo, an impressive microbudget thriller made back in the days before microbudget was even... More »
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Balaguero's SLEEP TIGHT Writer Takes A Bloody Trip To SUMMER CAMP In First Trailer

It was in the midst of his run behind the scenes of one of the largest and most successful horror franchises in recent history that [REC] director Jaume Balaguero opted to step away temporarily from the first person zombie mayhem... More »
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Nicolas Winding Refn's Next Is Horror Picture THE NEON DEMON

It's amazing, really, that it's taken this long for Denmark's Nicolas Winding Refn - a man who has gone on record repeatedly naming The Texas Chain Saw Massacre as the greatest film ever made - to direct a horror film.... More »
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Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To Korean Horror MOURNING GRAVE At The Reel Asian Festival!

Yes, Toronto, the Reel Asian Festival is upon us again with this year's impressive slate of films running at venues around the city from November 6th through 16th. And once again Twitch is on board as a community sponsor which... More »
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It's THE BAYR SHOW! Now With Added Belt!

You know what you get when you give everyone the means to reach everyone online in an instant? You get a talk show hosted by a little blue puppet bear interviewing Hugh Jackman's belt, that's what you get. It's The... More »
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The Surf Flows Red In Cult Throwback TERRITORIAL PISSINGS

A fifty year storm, post apocalyptic gangs and surfing ... that's the template for Juancho Otalvaro's Territorial Pissings, a deliberate throwback to the cult movies of the 80s.Sometime during the 1980s a storm began, and for 50 years it did... More »
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Meet The Characters Of Colombian Super Hero Film ZAMBO DENDE

It was just a couple weeks ago that Twitch caught wind of Chilean martial artist Marko Zaror joining the cast of Zambo Dende - an adaptation of a Colombian super hero comic book being backed by Disney - and we've... More »
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Halloween Twitches: Our Favorite Film Ghosts

(If there's something strange, in the neighborhood, who ya gonna call? Twitch!) As Jack Skellington's minions so gleefully sang in The Nightmare Before Christmas: "This is Halloween, this is Halloween, Halloween! Halloween! Halloween! Halloween!". So we here at Twitch decided... More »
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Watch Paul Davis' Melies d'Or Winning Short Film THE BODY For 24 Hours Only!

Director Paul Davis has a treat for you this Halloween. Fresh off of a lengthy festival run that culminated with the film being awarded the Melies d'Or as the best genre short film of the year by the European Network... More »
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Casper And Frank Return In KLOVN FOREVER! Let The Rejoicing Commence!

Hide your women and children because the world's leading paragons of male misbehavior are headed back to the big screen! Yes, Casper Christensen and Frank Hvam are back together and production has commenced on Danish comedy Klovn Forever.Those who have... More »
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Watch Brian Lonano's WELCOME TO DIGNITY PASTURES

Originally created as part of the director search for The ABCs Of Death 2, Twitch fave Brian Lonano has taken his latest creation on a whirlwind tour of international film festivals and now that it's all settled back at home... More »
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Watch An Exclusive Scene From Quirky LoFi SciFi LFO

Antonio Tublen's acclaimed scifi drama LFO is available now of DVD, VOD and digital platforms from Dark Sky Films and we've got an exclusive clip to share with you all!Robert (Patrik Karlson, The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window... More »
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Watch The New International Trailer For Gritty French Crime Thriller DEALER

French helmer Jean Luc Herbulot has turned heads with his gritty, lo fi crime thriller Dealer as it's been making its way around the world on the festival circuit and with the arrival of a new international trailer today we... More »
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Win A Copy Of Kim Ki-duk's MOEBIUS!

Korean auteur Kim Ki-duk's Moebius is out on DVD and BluRay in the US from RAM Releasing today and they've got five copies to give away! The husband - distracted by an affair with a young woman; the wife -... More »
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Get Way Behind The Scenes Of Toa Fraser's Maori Language Action Film THE DEAD LANDS

New Zealand's official submission to the Best Foreign Language Film race at the Oscars, Toa Fraser's Maori language action film The Dead Lands is freshly on screens in New Zealand and the release comes with something of a treat for... More »
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Watch Biblical's Giallo Inspired Video For The Quiet Crooks

It was just a couple weeks back that we asked what, exactly, is The Statue Whispers Death? A classic giallo inspired teaser had just turned up with little other information but the visuals were so strong that we could resist... More »
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Benedict Cumberbatch Is DOCTOR STRANGE. What Say You?

So, the news is short and sweet: According to Deadline, Benedict Cumberbatch has emerged victorious from the Doctor Strange sweepstakes and will take the title role in the Scott Derrickson directed film for Marvel Studios. Having never picked up one... More »
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