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Extras Casting in GermantownFind extras casting in Germantown and start your acting career today. An “extra,” sometimes referred to as a “background actor,” is an actor or actress that appears in a movie or TV show but does not speak or speaks very little. They are commonly used to fill in scenes in public places when around Germantown such as classrooms, movie theaters, sports events, clubs, parks, bars, and restaurants.

How to Apply to Extras Casting in Germantown

Jobs for movie extras casting in Germantown can be found in various places. It is recommended that you apply online to extras casting in Germantown. You can also find extra jobs on Craigslist and other local classified newspapers and websites.

Preparing for Extras Jobs in Germantown

There are a couple things we recommend before applying to an extras casting in Germantown:

Training. There’s no special training required for extras casting. Most extras need to look calm and natural in background scenes or interactions with the main actors. Some extras casting in Germantown could require special skills such as swimming, playing a sport, or dancing.

Headshot. A headshot is photograph that focuses on your facial features. It’s important that you obtain a good quality headshot and have many copies. Be sure you get a digital copy and confirm with the photographer you can reprint on your own. Prepare to leave 8×10 color copies of your headshot with each casting application.

Resume. Your resume should have your past work, contact info, and physical features. This includes height, weight, age range, hair color, and eye color. Be honest about your experience and include any relevant education or training you might have.

Clothing. It’s normal that extras are required to provide their own wardrobe, unless it’s something very special, such as a Storm Trooper outfit, or zombie costume. It’s important to have different clothing appropriate to different roles and time periods you’ll be applying for in any extras casting in Germantown. Make sure you have both formal and casual wardrobe elements.

Extras Wages in Germantown

Extras pay in Germantown varies. Extras pay is normally based on the role. More complicated roles typically get paid more. According to Chron.com, extras in Germantown should expect to make about $18/hour. Important: never pay someone to apply for an extras casting in Germantown! Extras are hired employees and paid by the production. You should be required to fill out tax forms, just as with any other job. No legitimate agency will ask you to pay them. Also, avoid agencies that require “booking fees” or “photo packages” in their notices.

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