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.

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

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 »
By Ard Vijn   
  

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

Hey, Toronto! The Royal Cinema Celebrates Halloween With ROSEMARY'S BABY, NIGHT OF THE CREEPS, THE BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE And More!

Yep, one for the local crowd here with a quick heads up that Toronto's Royal Cinema has one killer selection of Halloween themed titles screening all week from acknowledged classics like Rosemary's Baby to should-have-been-acknowledged-classics like Fred Dekker's Night Of... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Gorgeous US Trailer For A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT Stalks Dark Streets ...

It was back in early September that we shared the first international trailer for Ana Lily Amirpour's striking Farsi language vampire tale A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night and with the US release launching November 21st with theatrical bookings... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Albert Pyun's INTERROGATION OF CHERYL COOPER Takes Ten Awards At Pollygrind

A movie that almost wasn't has taken a big bag of awards at a festival that almost wasn't. When iconic cult filmmaker Albert Pyun was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis it appeared to be the end of the filmmaking road... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

First Teaser For Van M Pham's CHUNG CU Is Like A Flashback To The Golden Age Of Asian Horror

Do you remember when it felt like you couldn't turn a corner in any Asian film culture without stumbling across something utterly horrifying? It wasn't that long ago, after all, when directors in Japan, Hong Kong, Korea and Thailand were... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Terracotta Launch Their Classic Kung Fu Label With HERO OF SHAOLIN, Watch The Trailer Now!

UK based Terracotta Distribution launch their new Classic Kung Fu Collection on November 10th with the release of 1984 effort Hero Of Shaolin and we've got the trailer for the film to whet your appetite.A troop of monks from the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Everybody Eats Their NEIGHBOURS

Oh, here's something very fun ... Australia's long running and hugely popular soap opera Neighbours is indulging in a bit of bloody fun for Halloween with current and former cast reuniting for five part web series Neighbours Versus Zombies. Yes,... More »
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Ben Wheatley Enters The Action Arena With FREE FIRE

What next for Ben Wheatley? With production wrapped on his adaptation of JG Ballard's High Rise the prolific UK auteur will be moving next into the action arena with Free Fire.An original script revolving around a 1978 arms deal gone... More »
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