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An Interview with Jacob Grim, Director of Deviant Behavior

by Mike Haberfelner

March 2017

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Your new movie Deviant Behavior - in a few words, what is it about?

 

The film follows a masked self-made transgender, on a twisted mission to become the most beautiful woman in town, who is interrupted by Charlie Reese, a sleazy private detective who has discovered her world of torture and depravity.

 

How did you get involved with the project in the first place?

 

I first got involved in the world of Deviant Behavior about 7 years ago when I was brought in by Sal Hernandez to shoot the original short film. Years later after Sal and I formed STX Media and finished work on our first film Dreadtime Stories, we were looking at what our next feature project would be and the idea of Deviant Behavior came up and I got instantly excited about expanding that story and characters.

 

Do talk about Deviant Behavior's writer and producer Sal Hernandez for a bit, and what was your collaboration like?

 

Sal is the originator of the concept and story for Deviant Behavior but as is the same on our pervious works we get together and have these brainstorming sessions where we break the story down and work out all the plot points and story beats. We have a great collaborative relationship where we are not afraid to challenge each other’s ideas for the story but at the end of the day we are on the same page to only try and make the film as good as we possibly can.

 

Deviant Behavior does feature its fair share of violence and gore - so do talk about the bloody bits in your movie for a bit, and how were they achieved?

 

Full credit for those effects goes to Sal as head of our makeup department and his team of assistants. I really just get to sit back and watch as they bring to life the kills that I may have helped write or pitch and that is the thrill for me.

 

You of course also have to talk about the killer's creepy mask, and were you in any way involved in its creation?

 

Again the look of the character of Hunny was established in the original short by Sal. For the feature we did want to update the look a bit without totally stepping away from what we liked about the original and I was involved in the capacity of approving the final look after going through a few design options.

 

What can you tell us about Deviant Behavior's approach to horror?

 

When we were coming up with the story for Deviant Behavior we made the decision to try and make the horror feel a little dirtier than our last film. Which is why we hang on the violence more as it happens and even on the moments that are not necessarily gory, we wanted to just creep the audience out a little with what they're seeing.

 

Do talk about the movie's overall look and feel for a bit!

 

I'm a fan of all film not just horror movies so I pull from a lot in terms of inspiration. I really wanted to inject the feel of an old film noir detective story into this, you know high contrast and long shadows with some late 80's horror and grit.

 

What can you tell us about Deviant Behavior's key cast, and why exactly these people?

 

We knew from the beginning that finding the right cast would be the key to making this movie work. We did bring back one actor from the original short and that is Alex Heatherley as Walter, but for the rest of the cast we held extensive casting calls. Each actor was cast based on how we wanted the characters to be portrayed. An additional success was that everyone also brought something new and great to their characters.

 

A few words about the shoot as such, and the on-set atmosphere?

 

The shoot for the most part was fun, I know we laughed a lot. This was a completely different experience than our last movie in that it was an anthology. It felt different every couple of weeks like we were making a new movie every time. This being our first singular story really, it felt like we had time to slow down a little and try new things on set. A few scenes in the film were never in the shooting script and made up on set because of this freedom.

 

The $64-question of course, when and where will your movie be released onto the general public?

 

We have a distribution deal with SGL Entertainment for the film to be released on Blu-ray and DVD as well as on various VOD sites. They will also handle the release of the film’s soundtrack which features all the original songs that play in the movie. Currently there is no concrete date but we are looking at Summer of 2018.

 

Anything you can tell us about critical and audience reception of Deviant Behavior yet?

 

So far the reaction has been very positiven which is great. Our goal with each film we make is to try and take what we learned from the last production and make a better movie, and so far people have told us that we have succeeded.

 

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We have a number of projects in various stages of development. Currently we are working on a webseries spin off of our first film Dreadtime Stories entitled The Dreadtime Chronicles which will retain the anthology element. We are still talking about what our next feature film will be.

 

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

 

You can find us on Facebook at facebook.com/STXMedia and Twitter - @stx_media - and the movie on Facebook at facebook.com/DeviantBehaviorFilm. And stxmedia.net.

 

Thanks for the interview!

 

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