The Business: Foregrounding the Background – The Life of a Background Actor

Thursday, May 3th at 7 pm (PST)


Background actors play an integral role to building the world of the project and creating a rich, realistic environment in which stories takes place.  While it may not seem like the most glamorous job, working as a background actor can often act as a stepping-stone to larger roles, a way to getting your foot in the door, and in some cases a sustainable career supplement. This panel will highlight the vital work of background actors and review some general best practices for the trade, including casting, on-set etiquette and expectations, building your resume, and more.


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