Here's how upcoming actors should get the most out of extras work
Written by Christina Andrea Blunsum
Whether you are someone who wants to break into TV or Film, or you are already an experienced actor, one way to get more on-set experience, network, learn more about the industry and earn some extra cash is to get involved in some “Extras” work.
Being an extra means, you are hired to be on set to fill up the environment and make the scenes look more realistic. Do you know that a movie would be nothing without extras? Every single person that you see in a film in the background has been specially chosen to be there.
So many stars such as Brad Pitt, Renee Zellweger, Sylvester Stallone, Clint Eastwood all made their appearances as extras before they moved into more significant projects.
If you want to know more about being an extra or get some tips on how extra work could be useful for you, then keep reading!
Whatever you do, don’t be like Phil and Gloria from Modern Family in the hilarious clip below!
Background experience gives you the confidence and accurate insight into an industry that could potentially become your full-time future if you are interested in it. Many background work opportunities are available on Mixfame, enjoy it and have fun.
If Sylvester Stallone, Brad Pitt, Clint Eastwood, Renee Zellweger, Megan Fox and James Dean, all made one or more appearances as movie extras before they made it big in Hollywood. If they did it, why can't you? You never know what could happen!