Dos & Don’ts of Extras Casting

DO: DON’T:
  • show up
  • do not be late
  • be on time
  • do not bring valuables to set
  •  sign in/sign out
  • do not look into the camera
  •  arrive camera ready
  • do not talk when they are rolling
  •  bring 3 wardrobe choices
  • do not bring a camera
  •  arrive prepared for weather
  • do not ask for autographs
  •  bring umbrella
  • do not disturb the actors
  •  put Hollywood North Extras on form
  • do not leave the designated extras holding area without telling your contact
  •  have s.i.n/work permit
  • do not wander around set
  •  bring a book or quiet entertainment
  • do not ask too many questions(i.e. what time are we finished?)
  •  be professional and respectful of others
  • do not have any other commitment that day/evening
  •  smoke in designated area only/use ashtray provided
  • do not leave set early!
  •  return props/wardrobe
  • do not sleep while waiting
  •  report illness/injuries
  • try to understand when the crew is frazzled
  • enjoy yourself and meet new people!
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