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What’s It Really Like Being an Extra in a Film or TV Show and How Do You Get the Gig?

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Becoming a Background Actor, or “extra” as they are more widely known, is a fairly simple process that usually involves little more than responding to an ad. Depending on the scope of the project and the kind of extras needed, this ad could appear anywhere from a dedicated website to Craigslist we even found examples of casting directors using Facebook and Twitter to round up extras quickly in a pinch.

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