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.

Get Up Close And Personal With The KLOWN FOREVER Poster

Oh, golly. The Klown gang is back together - that'd be Klovn hover in Europe - and things are getting, well, a little intimate on their first poster.Five years have passed, and Casper and Frank are standing at a crossroad... More »
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First Look At Steve Oram And Catherine Walker In Liam Gavin's A DARK SONG

Sightseers star Steve Oram is taking a very dark turn in his next role, starring opposite Catherine Walker (Patrick's Day) in Liam Gavin's debut feature A Dark Song. Details are being kept somewhat scarce at this point but the plot... More »
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What Horrors Lurk In THE DEAD ROOM?

It's seven years ago now that I first came across the work of New Zealand director Jason Stutter. The occasion was Careful With That Axe! - the first in what would become a trilogy of hilarious 'cautionary' short films that... More »
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Palahniuk Reads FIGHT CLUB 4 KIDS

"My audience is growing older, and having children. And dying."  So sayeth Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk and there is, of course, only one solution: Cater to the kids of the dying audience. Enter Fight Club 4 Kids, which you... More »
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Hey, New York! Win Tickets To See Ringo Lam's FULL ALERT With Lam On Hand To Personally Introduce The Film!

It's summer time in New York and that means two things: Sweat, and the New York Asian Film Festival. Yup, it's back and once again presenting an incredible mix of the best new titles from the continent along with some... More »
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MUTAFUKAZ: Watch The Amazing First Teaser For Studio 4c Animated Feature

Mark 2017 down on your calendars, animation fans, because that's how long you're going to have to wait to see French / Japanese animated feature film Mutafukaz. And judging by the freshly released first teaser that's going to feel like... More »
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It's A Turkey Shoot In This Exclusive Clip From Jon Hewitt's ELIMINATION GAME

Acolytes and X director Jon Hewitt remakes 1980s Ozploitation classic Turkey Shoot with Elimination Game in which Dominic Purcell stars as a disgraced former army officer forced to fight for his life in a live televised game show. Yep, the... More »
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GHOUL: Watch An Exclusive Clip From Petr Jakl's Czech / Ukrainian Horror

Czech director Petr Jakl bucked trends throughout the arthouse oriented markets of Eastern Europe with his Czech / Ukrainian produced - though largely English language - horror picture Ghoul and ended up with a minor hit on his hands, one... More »
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Review: BURYING THE EX, Of Love, Horror, And Comedy

A triumphant return for a beloved master or a sleepy reworking of now overly familiar tropes in a zombie movement that just won't die? Joe Dante's Burying The Ex is neither, really, the horror comedy showing clearly that the director... More »
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VETERAN: Watch The Teaser For Ryoo Seung-wan's Latest Blast Of Entertainment

He's been doing it for so long now that it seems a misnomer to continue referring to director Ryoo Seung-wan as Korea's 'action kid', the title he earned in his early days. And yet, despite now being deep into his... More »
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TURBO KID: Watch The Full Trailer Now!

Anouk Whissell, François Simard and Yoann-Karl Whissel's cult hit Turbo Kid - a selection at Sundance and audience award winner at SXSW - hits US screens on August 28th and that can only mean one thing: A new trailer. A... More »
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Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To See John Carpenter's BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA On The Big Screen!

Hey, Toronto! The Twitch-curated Russellmania: The Legend Of Kurt Russell retrospective continues at the TIFF Bell Lightbox this week with a June 20th screening of John Carpenter's classic Big Trouble In Little China! And we want to give you tickets!... More »
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Danny Trejo, Cain Velasquez And Marko Zaror Battle THE GREEN GHOST In First Teaser For Kid Friendly Hero Flick

Well, now, here's something you may not have seen coming from director Michael D. Olmos on the heels of his Sundance Grand Jury Prize nominated indie hit Filly Brown: A kid friendly, multicultural superhero film titled The Green Ghost. A "gringo"... More »
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Beware The Coming Of The Zombie-roo! Australian Short WATERBORNE Online Now!

We've been keeping an eye on Australian horror short Waterborne in these pages for quite some time now. We backed the crowd funding campaign to help bring the film's zombie kangaroo to unlife and then watched as the finished picture... More »
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Hey, America! Win An iTunes Download Of The Zellner Brother's KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER!

The Zellner Brothers won a whole lot of love with their most recent feature film, the Sundance selected Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter. And with the film due to hit VOD and Digital HD on June 19th and Blu-Ray on June... More »
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Akshay Kumar And Sidharth Malhotra Star In Bollywood MMA Film BROTHERS

The director of Agneepath teams up with stars Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotrafor his latest effort, the MMA themed fight drama Brothers. Kumar, of course, is one of the absolute biggest stars going on the subcontinent and also a highly... More »
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Sex! Violence! Beards! Welcome To THE WENDY EFFECT!

Something has disturbed the balance of power in Oslo's underworld and that something may very well be the perhaps-slightly-too-popular prostitute Wendy. And with things getting increasingly out of control there's a fighting chance that only the bearded will survive.In any... More »
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Exclusive Stills From AMERICAN HEIST

Hayden Christensen, Jordana Brewster, Adrien Brody and Akon headline the cast of Sarik Andreasyan's upcoming American Heist. And with the film hitting VOD (June 19) and theaters (July 24) from Lionsgate, we've got a fistful of exclusive stills to share.James... More »
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Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To See John Carpenter's THE THING On The Big Screen!

We love us some Kurt Russell here at Twitch so we are beyond proud to be presenting the twelve film RussellMania retrospective at the TIFF Bell Lightbox kicking off this coming Saturday, June 13th with John Carpenter's classic The Thing... More »
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Crowdfund This: WASTELANDER PANDA Co-Creator's Slow Burn Crime Thriller CREW CUT

Though you may not recognize Marcus McKenzie's name you almost certainly are familiar with his work if you're a regular reader of Twitch. McKenzie, you see, is the co-creator of Wastelander Panda - the Australian post-apocalyptic web series that became... More »
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