Movies Extras Club

What To Do When You Become A Movie Extra

The Film Process You’ve submitted for a role, been accepted, went to the fitting, showed up to set at 5 am, gone through wardrobe and makeup and waited several hours in extras holding.  Now is the time you’ve been waiting for! You’re on a film set with famous actors and are about to take place […]

What Is A Movie Extra?

A movie extra or background actor is someone who plays a non-speaking role in a movie, TV show, or commercial. No matter what the show, most scenes need from several to hundreds of people in the background to provide believability and bring the scene to life. You’ll see them in crowds, hospitals, schools, busy city […]


All of those people you see wandering around the background of your favourite movies and television shows are called “extras.” Extras are actors and actresses who serve as “dressed background.” They help to sell the idea that a scene is filled with real people just going about their daily business. Extras aren’t always professional actors. […]