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An Interview with Mario Cerrito III, Director of Human Hibachi

by Mike Haberfelner

January 2020

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Human Hibachi is basically a horror film filmed in found footage style. It has elements of blood, gore, black comedy and suspense.


What were your sources of inspiration when writing Human Hibachi?


My sources of inspiration on making this film were great found footage films (Blair Witch Project, Paranormal Activity etc). I also wanted to create something original, which I believe I did with this.


Now I can of course only guess that you're not a cannibal in real life - but honestly, how much sinister fun was it to make up a story about a cannibalistic network?


This was easily the most fun Iíve had as a director. There wasnít much of a film crew, it was easy set-up because it was filmed without lighting. It was overall just really fun. I added like 4 scenes on after principal photography wrapped because I was having so much fun and I didnít want it to end.


You've choosen the found footage approach for Human Hibachi - why is that, and what are the advantages but also challenges filming that way?


Yes I chose the found footage style because I believe it gives a sense of realism, which I really like. It makes you feel like itís raw and gritty. It was challenging because you have to do the whole scene in one take. There isnít different angles that you can use to cut out bad performances, flubbed lines, or other mishaps that happen. Very challenging in that regard.


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


The approach to suspense and horror I took on this film is foreshadowing. The foreshadowing really helped. I also, think the found footage style makes it seem real- and real always instills fear.


At least to me, Human Hibachi is also darkly humourous - would you at all agree, and if so, what can you tell us about your film's brand of comedy?


Yes, I put the dark comedy in the script. I canít say enough about the four cannibals in the movie Andrew Hunsicker [Andrew Hunsicker interview - click here], John Campanile, Jeff Alpert and Stafford Chavis. They literally made the dark comedy come to life with their chemistry on set. Very entertaining.


Do talk about your overall directorial approach to your story at hand!


My overall directorial approach to this film was just make it entertaining. Too many filmmakers forget what is really important - to entertain!


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


The key cast were awesome! Canít say enough about all the actors, they all did really well and it made my job that much easier.


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


The atmosphere on set was really cool. Everyone was enjoying themselves, having fun. There wasnít any tension. Everyone was a team player and it made it really enjoyable.


The $64-question of course, where can your movie be seen?


The film is hopefully premiering at the NJ Horror Con film festival at the Showboat in Atlantic City. After that we will decide whether to self distribute or search for a distributor. Either way it will be available on VOD and DVD.


Anything you can tell us about audience and critical reception of Human Hibachi?


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So far the critical reception has been great! People love the style, the way the story is told and the twists.


Any future projects you'd like to share?


I have a film coming out soon that I directed over the summer for Four Olives Productions called One Night, itís a love story. I also am working on a documentary that is set to go into production in a few weeks!


Thanks for the interview!


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