Lights, Camera, Background! The Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Background Actor in Atlanta and Other Southern Cities

by Nichole Ashlyn Jackson

Publisher: Nichole Ashlyn Jackson

Publication Date: July 12, 2016

ISBN: 9781310132346

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Hollywood has come to the south! If you ever wanted to be a background actor (movie extra) in Atlanta or any southern city, then now is your chance!

Georgia has seen billions of dollars of economic growth in the last few years because of film and TV productions. The Walking Dead, The Vampire Diaries, The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 1 & 2 and Captain America: Civil War are just a few TV shows and movies that were filmed in and around Atlanta. Now is the time for you to jump on board and be a part of the movie making experience … southern style.

This easy-to-use guide will walk you through step-by-step everything you need to do in order to get booked as a background actor on a movie or TV show in Atlanta and other southern cities.

Here’s what you’ll learn:
•Duties of a Background Actor
•The Submission Process
•How to Get Booked
•Expectations and the Thrill of Set Life
•Protocols on Set
•List of Extras Casting Companies in 14 States (southeastern region)
•Tips and Recommendations
•Fun Stories from Set

You’ll learn all of this and more! Nichole Ashlyn Jackson has been booked as a background actor over 100 times and on 40 different productions in Georgia. Her goal is to teach you everything that she knows about the background business so you can potentially see yourself on the big screen.

She believes everyone in the world should be a movie extra at least once in their lives. It’s an amazing experience and has provided her with memories that she will never forget! And now … it’s your turn. Let’s go be in a movie!