Get into Background Acting in the USA
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Get into Background Acting in the USA

This course will help you get the information needed to become a Background actor in your Major City in the USA.
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Created by Tara B
Last updated 4/2015
English
Price: $20
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 30 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Find Background Acting jobs in Major Cities
  • Know the Do's and Don'ts of the business
  • Know what to wear and how to get noticed
  • Learn how to network
  • Common Terms Used on Set
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Requirements
  • Nothing is required before just an open mind and willing to research jobs
Description

This course will help you get the knowledge you will need to get into the Film Industry where they film in Major Cities in the US. Learn where to look for jobs, how to dress, what to bring, how to get paid, what terms you will need to know and much more. By the end of the course you will you know where to look for jobs, how to get noticed and how NOT to pay for agents and fees that scammers take.

I have included websites to get you started in the Background Acting jobs. This course includes 5 Video Lectures showing websites as I read out loud the information you will need.

If you have always wanted to work on a Movie or Commercial this course is for you. Its helpful to get your foot in the door and gain some experience.

It should only take about 30mins to complete this course. And take notes.

Who is the target audience?
  • People that want to get into Film
  • Young, Old, Retired, Kids
  • Not for people that think they will be big Stars after one film
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5 Lectures 30:12

The first Video is of Wesites you can use to find Acting jobs in Major Cities. I am from Philadelphia so it shows many from my city and State but you can search your own to find the same sites.

Preview 06:02

Great tips to know when you head to your first gig.

Preview 05:04

Helpful tips on what to wear and bring to Set.

What to Wear and bring as a Background Actor
06:23

These are Terms you will hear people yelling while on set. Know what they mean before going to your first gig.

Useful Terms for Background Actors While on Set.
06:14

Now that you have done your first gig how to Network and get more jobs.

Networking Once you have booked your first gig.
06:29

Let see if you remember what was taught.

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About the Instructor
Tara B
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Background Actor and Production Assistant for 10 years

I have worked in the Film Industry for over 10 years now in the Philadelphia/NYC area. I have appeared in many films, commercials and videos. I love helping others get into the business. I will answer any questions you have while you take this course. I can help you search for casting agents in your area.

I have also worked as a Production Assistant, Set Designer and Costume Designer on movies, Commercials, Theater and Reality Shows. I have extensive experience working behind and infront of the camera. I can help people with questions on how to get into the Film Industry.