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.

Hey, Canada! Tickets For The Innoversity Creative Summit Are One Sale Now!

Okay, would-be film and television creators in Canada (and likely some who are already film and television creators who would just like to learn a thing or two), pencil October 28th and 29th into your calendar. Those are the dates... More »
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Get A Taste Of Can Evrenol's BASKIN With These Storyboard Images

It was just yesterday that we learned Turkish director Can Evrenolwas moving ahead with a feature length expansion of his acclaimed horror short Baskin and today we have a bit of a taste of what's in store with a gallery... More »
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Hey, Canada! Win One Of Two iTunes Codes To Watch VHS VIRAL!

Hey, Canada! The third installment in the popular first person horror franchise, VHS Viral is available now on iTunes and VOD from MO Pictures and they want you to see it! We've got a pair of iTunes codes for lucky... More »
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Morbido 2014: Check The Gorgeous Poster Art

The Morbido Festival - one of the premiere genre film events in all of Latin America - is just around the corner and they clearly know a thing or two about how to make an impression with their poster art.... More »
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First Teaser For Tzang Merwyn Tong's FAERYVILLE

It's been a long time coming for Singapore's Tzang Merwyn Tong and long in the works passion project Faeryville. Tzang's feature debut after a string of highly acclaimed shorts Faeryville has been eight years in the making, its story of... More »
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Can Evrenol's Terrifying BASKIN Expanding To Feature Length

It was all the way back in 2009 that Twitch first wrote about Turkish filmmaker Can Evrenol. The occasion at the time was his short film The Chest, a micro budgeted affair with some technical limitations as a result which,... More »
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Super Creepy New DELIVER US FROM EVIL Teaser

The Satanic Panic hits store shelves on October 28th with the DVD and VOD release of Scott Derrickson's Deliver Us From Evil, a film based on the non-fiction accounts of former NYPD sergeant Ralph Sarchie in his 2001 book Beware... More »
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Witness THE LIFE AND DEATH OF TOMMY CHAOS AND STACEY DANGER

We do love ourselves a good genre mash up here at Twitch and Michael Lukk Litwak's The Life And Death Of Tommy Chaos And Stacey Danger certainly qualifies. Created as a film school thesis project with over a hundred students... More »
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Have A Taste Of Haitian Martial Art Tire Machet With The Teaser For PAPA MACHETE

There are a small number of martial arts born out of slavery around the world. Brazil's capoeira - taught and transmitted for generations as a dance to avoid notice by the slave masters - is the most famous of these... More »
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Watch The Riveting Trailer For Andreas Koefoed's Documentary THE ARMS DROP

You'll want to tear your eyes away from the screen while watching the trailer for Andreas Koefoed's documentary The Arms Drop. But you won't be able to. The true story of arms smuggling on a massive scale this is riveting... More »
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Patrick Stewart Joins Jeremy Saulnier's THE GREEN ROOM As White Supremacist

So, how do you follow up on of the more acclaimed indies of recent years? Very stealthily, apparently, and with a fantastic cast.Blue Ruin writer-director Jeremy Saulnier is already well into principal photography on follow up The Green Room and... More »
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Second Trailer For Malaysian Scifi Dramedy NOVA (TERBAIK DARI LANGIT)

Nik Amir Mustapha's Malaysian scifi road comedy Nova (Terbaik Dari Langit) premieres October 28th at the Tokyo International Film Festival before a December 25th release at home and in the lead up to public release a second trailer for the... More »
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Marko Zaror To Play Colombian Superhero ZAMBO DENDE?

What next for Chilean martial arts star Marko Zaror? It would appear a move into the world of superheroes with a role in Colombian superhero effort Zambo Dende, with director Riccardo Gabrielli R tweeting out yesterday "@markozaror mañana nos vemos... More »
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Watch An Exclusive Clip From Revenge Thriller JULIA

Matthew A Brown's psycho-sexual revenge thriller Julia is poised to have its US premiere October 21st as part of Screamfest LA and we've got an exclusive clip to introduce you to The Human Centipede star Ashley C Williams as the... More »
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First Shots From Mark Dacascos Starring Action Film ULTIMATE JUSTICE

It was back at the end of September that we brought word Crying Freeman star Mark Dacascos was returning to martial arts action with Ultimate Justice and with the film now deep into production we have a first look at... More »
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It's A Good, Old Fashioned STARE DOWN

Since we last heard from Australian YouTube prankster Michael Shanks, the young talent has been hired on to direct music videos for Guy Pearce - really, see one here - but happily his time spent singing movie stars has not... More »
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Keshales And Papushado To Remake Johnnie To's VENGEANCE

The Big Bad Wolves boys are coming to Hollywood, word breaking today that Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado - the Israeli duo behind Rabies and Big Bad Wolves - have signed on to direct a remake of Johnnie To's Vengeance.... More »
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Remember to Turn Off Your Phone Before Entering THE MANSION

When we last heard from Portuguese director Jeronimo Rocha it was on the heels of his scifi horror short film Dedalo, a project which initially grew out of a film festival ident spot and continues to grow with Rocha currently... More »
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Man, Maiden, Monster. Watch Cameron Macgowan's Ghastly Love Story LIEBE Now

Ah, true love. There's just no telling where it will strike, a fact played to great comedic effect by director Cameron Macgowan in his short film Liebe. After a hugely successful festival run that saw the film screen at dozens... More »
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Hey, Filmmakers! Montreal's Fantasia Festival Is Accepting Submissions For Their 2015 Festival Now!

You a filmmaker looking for a leg up? Want to get your latest opus in front of an audience? Montreal's mammoth Fantasia Festival is now accepting submissions for their 2015 edition! Get yourself in there and start training your arteries... More »
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