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How To Be A Paid Extra

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Reason? Hey, I want to be a Movie Star someday.
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Some extras work steadily, going from project to project and make EXTRA work a profession. This is a way to have an exciting and flexible career in the entertainment industry. Some people do "EXTRA " because it's an interesting way to earn money while going to school or pursuing other interests. Some people become EXTRAS so that they can qualify to join S.AG. For most, EXTRA work is a is another way to pay the bills, while you are taking classes and learning their craft as an actor, singer or dancer. It is definitely possible that EXTRA work can lead to other work as an actor.

As a working EXTRA you will be exposed to a whole new and exciting world. It is also an excellent place to start if you have other showbiz ambitions, and no experience. EXTRA work can get provide you with an overview of the entertainment entire industry and you can see if this is the a career for you. As an EXTRA you are on a "" set and can check out all the specialized jobs it takes; everything from camera operators to electricians, from costumers to makeup artists, from stunt coordinators to animal trainers, location scouting, producing, and on and on.

As an EXTRA, you can more closely explore these possibilities.

Being on athe set also gives you the opportunity to make valuable connections with people already working in the film or tv industry. These experiences can help you find the best fit for you, and allow you to be an integral part of the entertainment industry.

Which movies use extras?
Just about every single one.

Take a look at to see movies you could have been in.

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