Tag Archives: Troy Escamilla

Q & A for Troy Escamilla’s New Horror Film ‘Teacher Shortage’

teacher shortage

From Fright Meter Films comes Troy Escamilla‘s third full feature film, Teacher Shortage, and it looks absolutely fantastic. Troy (Party Night 2017, Stirring 2018) continues to grow as a writer and director with each film he does, so I can only imagine how fun his new one will be. Check out the details …

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PopHorror Interviews Billy Brannigan, Star of ‘Party Night’ and ‘Stirring’

Billy Brannigan

I’m always raving about the amazing female actresses in the horror industry, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have my favorite indie guys as well. One of them is the incredibly talented Billy Brannigan, who after watching Party Night and Stirring, I believe has an amazing career ahead of him. …

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‘Stirring’ (2018) – A Bloody Yuletide Massacre, Not Your Average Reindeer Games


Christmas may be over (actually my tree is still up), but there’s a never a bad time to watch a Christmas horror movie, especially a new one. For close to a year, I’ve been waiting anxiously for Troy Escamilla’s new film Stirring. After seeing his work in Party Night, I …

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Top 10 Highly Anticipated Indie Horror Films of 2018: Part 1

The New Year is almost here and I think 2018 is going to be a wicked one for horror movies especially indie horror. Here is a list of our top 10 highly anticipated horror films that we think everyone will love. Plus, stay tuned for Part 2! Top 10 Highly Anticipated …

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Official Stirring Teaser Trailer is Here to Spread Holiday Cheer!

‘Tis the season for horror fans to gather and celebrate all the holiday horror films coming out this Fall! If it’s Halloween or Christmas themed, it’s the most wonderful time of year! I mean who doesn’t love a good holiday horror film? Fans, do I have a special treat for …

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Check out the KickStarter for ‘Stirring’ A New Christmas Themed Horror Movie

Guess what horror fans? The new Christmas-themed horror film Stirring has begun it’s fundraising campaign through Kickstarter! This is going to be a blood-drenched Christmas tale with an epic cast starring Helene Udy, Jace Greenwood, Brinke Stevens, Kaylee Williams, and Billy Brannigan and Drew Shotwell. Find out more about this awesome Kickstarter down below! Official …

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PopHorror Interviews Troy Escamilla, Director of Party Night and Fright Meter Awards President

There are so many great indie directors in the horror industry right now – you can just feel their passion for the genre shining through in their work. They live it, breathe it, and believe in it. This can certainly be said about Troy Escamilla, the director of the goretastic slasher, Party Night. He’s …

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The Official Trailer for Party Night (2017): A Slasher Love Story to the ’80s

Personally, I thought 2016 was a great year for horror, especially indie horror. Looking into the upcoming horror films that will be coming out for 2017 (list will be coming soon), I think the horror genre will have another successful year. From mainstream to indie, the selections look fantastic, but …

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Official News – ‘Stirring’ (2018) No One is Coming Home for Christmas

I’ve seen a lot of amazing Christmas themed horror movies this year and it’s been a blast. In a few years, we have another one to look forward to called Stirring. Stirring (2018) is directed and written by Troy Escamilla, the same talented man who is bringing us the amazing …

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Party Night (2017): Blood, Gore, and More… Oh My!

Slashers are always a beloved favorite among horror fans because they have plenty of blood, gore, and sex… I mean, what’s not love? Party Night (2017) delivers a modern day slasher story that’s a blood-splattered love letter to ’80s horror films. But did it succeed at creating an homage to …

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