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An Interview with Troy Escamilla, Director of Stirring

by Mike Haberfelner

March 2017

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Your upcoming movie Stirring - in a few words, what's it going to be about?

 

Stirring will focus on a group of coeds gathered at a sorority house with a sinister past who are stalked by a bloodthirsty killer disguised as Mrs. Clause.

 

With Stirring being a Christmas-themed horror movie ... why Christmas?

 

My favorite horror film of all time is 1974's Black Christmas (I have a tattoo in its honor!). I'm also a fan over several other Christmas-themed horror flicks; I feel like their is something fascinating about pairing what is widely considered one of the most festive and jolliest times of the year with bloodshed and horror.

 

(Other) sources of inspiration when dreaming up Stirring?

 

The best way I can describe Stirring is that it's like a mix of Black Christmas, To All a Goodnight and Scream. However, it definitely has its own unique style and personality that I truly believe slasher fans will enjoy. It will definitely be bigger and bloodier than my first feature film Party Night (which is pretty bloody!).

 

Kaylee Williams

Do talk about your movie's approach to horror for a bit?

 

It's definitely going to be 100% straight up slasher with just a tad of mystery thrown in. The deaths are all very creative and will be "Christmas-themed", which I hope will please fans of holiday themed horror!

 

What can you tell us about your movie's intended overall look and feel?

 

Since it is a Christmas-themed horror flick, my intention is to make sure it looks and feels like it's Christmas! I literally want Christmas in every shot. Additionally, colors and lighting will be extremely important to me in terms of getting the film to have the proper atmosphere. I also very much want to project some 80's slasher vibe into it, even though it does take place in present day.

 

Anything you can tell us about your projected cast yet, and why exactly these people?

 

Brinke Stevens

I couldn't be more excited about the cast I have assembled so far! I have a great mix of some very familiar faces and young, fresh up-and-coming talent! Horror icon and scream queen Brinke Stevens [Brinke Stevens interview - click here] is on board along with original My Bloody Valentine alum Helene Udy [Helene Udy interview - click here]. Kaylee Williams (Model Hunger, Porkchop 3D, The Lashman) [Kaylee Williams interview - click here] is also set to star! All three of my Party Night actors, Drew Shotwell, Billy Brannigan, and Ryan Poole, are also back, with each playing characters completely different than their Party Night roles! I've also cast Atlanta-based young actor Jace Greenwood, who impressed me greatly when he audition for Party Night last year, and Houston-based actresses Jantel Fontenot and Hailey Strader, who both submitted amazing auditions. It's an outstanding cast that I am truly honored agreed to be part of this project. I absolutely cannot wait to work with them!

 

As far as I know, you're presently running a fundraiser for Stirring - so please do talk about your campaign!

 

Helene Udy

As of this moment, there are just NINE days left of our Kickstarter campaign and we are just shy of being 50% funded! This is definitely stressful because Kickstarter is an ALL OR NOTHING platform, meaning if we don't make our goal, we get NONE of the funds pledged! There are some great rewards for our backers starting at just $5, including advanced screening links, signed cast posters, limited edition DVDs/Blu-rays, a custom Christmas ornament, and actual chances to be in the film! Definitely check it out and support it if you can... even sharing the campaign link on social media is helpful!

www.kickstarter.com/projects/1488629688/stirring

 

Once the budget's in place, what's the schedule - and even if it might be waaay too early to ask, when will the film be released onto the general public, however tentatifely?

 

If the Kickstarter campaign is successful, the plan is to begin filming the second week of June. It'd be my goal to get the first teaser trailer out there by December and then aim for a festival premiere in the late spring/early summer. Of course, the ideal time to actual release it to the general public would be November/December.

 

Any future projects beyond Stirring?

 

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Doing two feature films in two years is definitely enough to keep me busy. In the midst of trying to get Party Night submitted and accepted into festivals, promoting it, and hopefully finding a distributor, I am also deep in pre-production for Stirring---not to mention I am working a full time job! I feel like I need to slow down here and really focus on these two babies. I do have an idea I think I'd like to pursue at some point down the line that is a complete departure from the slasher genre: a true crime documentary. Until then, I'll also be working on transitioning the Fright Meter Awards into a live event.

 

Your/your movie's website, Facebook, Kickstarter, whatever else?

 

Kickstarter: www.kickstarter.com/projects/1488629688/stirring

Website: www.stirringthemovie.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/stirringmovie

 

Anything else you're dying to mention and I have merely forgotten to ask?

 

Again, please support the Stirring Kickstarter if you can... ANYTHING helps. And be on the look out for some exciting news regarding my first film, Party Night! Thanks!!

 

Thanks for the interview!

 

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