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.

Indie Horror DELIVERY: THE BEAST WITHIN Hits Theaters And VOD In May

Brian Netto's POV horror film Delivery has received a fair bit of attention here at Twitch over the past couple years and curious horror fans will soon be able to see why with word that the film (with freshly extended... More »
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MPI And Spectrevision Team To Bring Swedish Indie SciFi LFO To US Audiences

For the past couple years at Fantastic Fest I have taken to getting international directors drunk and making them review their own films. One such director to succumb to my boozie entreaties at the 2013 edition of the festival was... More »
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COLD IN JULY: Watch The Gritty US Trailer For Jim Mickle's Latest

Yeah, we've got a thing for Jim Mickle around these parts. That's because he's very, very good with a filmography that dives deep into the seedy underbelly of Americana. that Mickle hasn't really broken through to a mass audience yet... More »
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Final X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Trailer Rolls Out The Big Names

Director Bryan Singer plays school teacher calling out the morning attendance in the latest - and apparently final - trailer for the upcoming X-Men: Days Of Future Past and it would appear that everyone's in class. This one plays like... More »
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Watch Tex-Mex Action Short KISS OF VENGEANCE Now!

We've been keeping an eye on Fernando Berreda Luna's short film project Kiss Of Vengeance for some time now, the Mexploitation inspired short being designed to introduce the characters from a much larger world with the hopes of building it... More »
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Irish Comedy THE STAG Retitled THE BACHELOR WEEKEND For US Release. Check Out The New Trailer!

Irish comedy The Stag has been retitled The Bachelor Weekend for release in the US, where it hits iTunes and VOD today from Tribeca Film. We're big, big fans of this one around here and recommend checking it out very... More »
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Check The Official Poster For Brian O'Malley's LET US PREY

It was just back on Thursday that we premiered the teaser for Brian O'Malley's Let Us Prey and we've now got the first poster art to share with you as well. Liam Cunningham and Pollyanna McIntosh star in what promises... More »
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Red Band Trailer For Cronenberg's MAPS TO THE STARS

[Video removed at producer's request. Evidently this is a sales trailer that was not intended for the public.]Cronenberg's back and he's getting his kink on with this new, NSFW trailer for his upcoming Maps To The Stars. And while it's... More »
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Sammo Hung Rarity PEDICAB DRIVER Anchors The Old School Kung Fu Fest! Check Out The Festival Trailer Now!

Hey, New York! You lot are in for a treat this coming weekend with Subway Cinema's Old School Kung Fu Fest hitting the Anthology Film Archives April 18 - 20! Pedicab Driver! 36th Chamber of Shaolin! Canton Viper! Challenge Of... More »
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Promising Teaser For Venezualan Crime Picture PIPI MIL PUPU DOS LUCAS

Shot on weekends between 2011 and 2013 the first teaser has arrived for Fernando and Enrique R. Bencomo's Caracas set Venezualan crime picture Pipi Mil Pupu Dos Lucas and indications are the labor of love has yielded a good result. This... More »
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ANIMAL KINGDOM Helmer to Write And Direct THE OPERATORS With Brad Pitt

Now, here's a little something with the potential to be quite good: Animal Kingdom and The Rover helmer David Michôd has been tapped to write and direct an adaptation of Michael Hastings' 2011 book The Operators with Brad Pitt attached... More »
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Watch The First Trailer For Fincher's GONE GIRL

It seems odd to refer to a new film from David Fincher with Ben Affleck in the lead as 'low profile' but the upcoming Gone Girl has been wending its way through production in surprisingly quiet fashion thus far. Quiet,... More »
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THE QUIET ONES: Win A Major Prize Pack From Lionsgate And Twitch!

Lionsgate will release Hammer Films' latest horror opus The Quiet Ones on April 25th and we've got a major prize package to give away! Included are a t-shirt, branded matches, a poster, three previous Hammer films (The Woman In Black,... More »
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Race From Death With Full Trailer For Iguchi's LIVE

Machine Girl director Iguchi Noboru has been going through something of a personal reinvention process over the past couple years, not abandoning the genre world that is his stock in trade but certainly looking to expand the palette a bit... More »
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Survive The End Of The World In Australian Short SHELTER

The end of the world has arrived in Australian short film Shelter and the big question is what happens next. Tobias Andersson directs from a script by Yolanda Ramke - who also stars alongside Geoff Morrell - and having already... More »
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Crowdfund This! HP Lovecraft Adaptation THE DREAMLANDS!

Heads up, fans of HP Lovecraft! The team responsible for previous Lovecraft adaptation Die Farbe are back at it, this time tackling Lovecraft's Dream Cycle with The Dreamlands, and they're looking for your help.Roland, a troubled young orphan, is led... More »
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Crowdfund This! Explore The World Of Kids' Cult Classics With KID POWER!

Make your mom happy by stepping away from the screen for a moment and reading a book! An actual, honest to god, words on paper book! Preferably this one! Kier-La Janisse has long been a major figure on the cult... More »
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LET US PREY: Check The Pulse Pounding Teaser For New Irish Horror

Well now, you do have to love a teaser that knows how to get in, make an impression, and get out again leaving everybody wanting more, and that's exactly what this exclusive first teaser for Brian O'Malley's Let Us Prey... More »
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Behold The Asylum's ASIAN SCHOOL GIRLS

It seems inevitable that this would happen, really. Having witnessed export oriented cult film imprints such as Sushi Typhoon cater to western audiences hungry for fetishized versions of 'Asian' culture with their deliberately cult offerings the madmen at The Asylum... More »
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Complete Udine Far East Film Festival Lineup Announced

A great favorite here at Twitch HQ thanks to their always stellar programming, beautiful cinema and amazing hospitality - I've attended once and have kicked myself (hard) every year since when other obligations have prevented my return - the Udine... More »
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