Author: Justin Fielding

Justin Fielding

Independent filmmaker Justin Fielding has directed two feature-length films and more than twenty short films with Castparty Productions. He also runs the blog, Tell Me About Your Movie ( where indie filmmakers share anecdotes about making their DIY feature films. He is a graduate of NYU's film workshop and ImprovAsylum's six-level improv-training program, and he was Director of Film and Sketch with The Tribe, a Boston-based performing arts collective.


Posts by Justin Fielding:

Using Improv for screen-story development

Using Improv as a Screenwriting Tool


Despite the justly celebrated virtues of planning, most filmmakers make at least some use of impromptu creativity, such as an actor’s ad lib or a director’s on-set inspiration. More-extensive improvisation, at any phase of the project, offers the writer-director substantial benefits, but with some significant drawbacks to mitigate. Improv can be used to help write…

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