How to b a background actor on TV or a movie extra with no experience. Find everything you need to know here.

Becoming a movie extra or background performer involves a few basic steps:
1. Take a good quality actor’s headshot
2. Research background talent agencies in your area
3. Contact the agencies for sign-up info, open calls etc.
4. Register with at least one background casting agency
5. Submit your work authorization documentation and take any additional photos they require
6. Begin working as a non-union extra right away!
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Learn how to become an actor with no experience. Work full-time as an actor, model and voice over talent!

This week I decided to share something a little different… how I got started in the biz. It’s not a vanity piece (I hope!), but sometimes I just find it so discouraging to read another interview with a celebrity – the newest, hottest 21 year old, who had showbiz parents, went toRead More →

How to spot a casting scam. Actors beware! Here are the top 10 sings of an acting scam and how to avoid them

Casting scams are an unfortunate, but very real, aspect of the business. They have been around for as long as people have wanted to be actors. They prey on your hopes and dreams, and work largely because acting and modeling are a highly sought-after professions. The fact that now allRead More →