Justin Zuckerman

Justin Zuckerman is an amateur filmmaker currently residing in Washington, D.C., and is the writer-director of Yelling Fire in an Empty Theater. Made on a minuscule budget with an old MiniDV camcorder, Yelling Fire premiered at the 2022 Slamdance Film Festival. Soon after, the film was acquired by Cinedigm and is now streaming on Fandor. The film was produced by Ryan Martin Brown and 5th Floor Pictures, with production design by Natalie Lizbeth Montoya, and stars Isadora Leiva, Kelly Cooper, Michael Patrick Nicholson, Austin Cassel, and Colin Burgess. After directing Yelling Fire, Justin produced the feature film Free Time, directed by Ryan Martin Brown.


Striving for Amateur

By Justin Zuckerman | February 1, 2023

Striving for Amateur

For director Justin Zuckerman, making new his movie Yelling Fire in an Empty Theater was not about advancing his career.