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Catherine Taylor

War Machine: An Extra’s Perspective

Posted by Catherine Taylor on Thursday 8th June 2017
War Machine: An Extra’s Perspective

A fascinating firsthand account of working as an extra for Netflix's War Machine feature film starring Brad Pitt and Tilda Swinton. Catherine...Read More

William

Updates to the FAA Pay Scheme for Film Extras

Posted by William on Monday 27th February 2017
Updates to the FAA Pay Scheme for Film Extras

We’ve got some fantastic news! BECTU have announced new rates for the Film Artistes Association (FAA) union pay scheme. This means that you’ll...Read More

William

Be a Film Extra in Liverpool - Now Casting!

Posted by William on Monday 27th June 2016
Be a Film Extra in Liverpool - Now Casting!

Want to be a film extra in Liverpool? We are currently casting males and females for a major film, so if you've ever wanted to work in entertainment,...Read More

William

Blockbuster Film Casting in Edinburgh & Glasgow

Posted by William on Monday 18th April 2016
Blockbuster Film Casting in Edinburgh & Glasgow

We are soon to be casting males and females as extras in Scotland for a major blockbuster film. If you've ever wanted to work in entertainment,...Read More

William

2016 Oscars Preview: 88th Academy Awards

Posted by William on Monday 22nd February 2016
2016 Oscars Preview: 88th Academy Awards

One of the most hotly anticipated events in the film calendar is almost upon us - bring on the 2016 Oscars! We have had the pleasure of working...Read More

William

Let's Talk: Casting The Danish Girl

Posted by William on Monday 11th January 2016
Let's Talk: Casting The Danish Girl

When we began casting The Danish Girl, we were privileged to once again be working on a film with one of our favourite Directors and a stellar...Read More

William

Film & TV Extras Open Castings across the UK

Posted by William on Monday 6th July 2015
Film & TV Extras Open Castings across the UK

Uni-versalEXTRAS are holding Open Castings for people to register as Film & TV Extras in various locations across the UK where productions...Read More

William

Stephen Frears Film about Florence Foster Jenkins

Posted by William on Wednesday 8th April 2015
Stephen Frears Film about Florence Foster Jenkins

Uni-versalEXTRAS is holding an Open Casting in London for the new Stephen Frears feature film about the life of Florence Foster Jenkins. If...Read More

Rebecca Felgate

Acting for Stage & Screen

Posted by Rebecca Felgate on Friday 12th December 2014
Acting for Stage & Screen

"I thought I knew all there was to know about performance, but on accepting a role as an extra in a new film, I quickly realised that I didn't!"...Read More

William

Feature Film in London, Kent & Suffolk

Posted by William on Monday 16th June 2014
Feature Film in London, Kent & Suffolk

Do you have any physical attributes that would help to bring this scene to life? For a major new Feature Film directed by Justin Chadwick...Read More

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