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Amy

Studying Student Profiles

Posted by Amy on Thursday 17th October 2019
Studying Student Profiles

As many of you will already know, Uni-versal Extras was started by a student to help students find work as film or TV extras. Since then we...Read More

Amy

Film Extras Open Castings in Birmingham

Posted by Amy on Friday 16th August 2019
Film Extras Open Castings in Birmingham

Uni-versal Extras are holding an open casting in Birmingham in partnership with a major new feature film from the Producers of Murder of the...Read More

Amy

The Total Package - 'Dinner Party' Photos

Posted by Amy on Tuesday 9th April 2019
The Total Package - 'Dinner Party' Photos

Here at Uni-versal Extras we often get praised by our Productions on how great our Extras and Supporting Artists look. When casting our Booking...Read More

Amy

Film Open Castings in Bristol & Cardiff

Posted by Amy on Tuesday 2nd April 2019
Film Open Castings in Bristol & Cardiff

Uni-versalEXTRAS are holding open castings in Cardiff and Bristol for new members to register as film & TV extras in South Wales and South...Read More

Amy

The Clothes Make The Production

Posted by Amy on Tuesday 26th March 2019
The Clothes Make The Production

As the Bard himself is often misquoted "The clothes maketh the man", and Costumes really do make the film complete! In this post, we look at...Read More

Amy

Film Extras Open Castings in Manchester

Posted by Amy on Thursday 7th March 2019
Film Extras Open Castings in Manchester

Uni-versalEXTRAS are holding an open casting in Manchester for new members to register as film & TV extras this March. If you want to work...Read More

Amy

Film Extras Open Castings in London

Posted by Amy on Friday 1st March 2019
Film Extras Open Castings in London

Uni-versalEXTRAS are holding open castings in London for new members to register as film & TV extras this March. If you want to work as...Read More

Amy

In The Eyes Of Production

Posted by Amy on Tuesday 22nd January 2019
In The Eyes Of Production

From your location, appearance, clothing sizes and skills, your profile is bursting with information that our Casting Agents will search on...Read More

Amy

Perfect Pictures First Time

Posted by Amy on Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Perfect Pictures First Time

Photos, No one likes getting that little message from our Photo Moderation Team saying they couldn't accept their pictures! But your photos...Read More

Amy

New Year, New You

Posted by Amy on Thursday 3rd January 2019
New Year, New You

As 2018 steps down to let 2019 take over, we are thinking about New Years Resolutions. I know you are thinking 'Oh no, not another New Year,...Read More

Amy

Film Extras Open Castings in Kingston & Watford

Posted by Amy on Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Film Extras Open Castings in Kingston & Watford

Uni-versalEXTRAS are holding open castings in Kingston and Watford for new members to register as film & TV extras this October. If you...Read More

William

Film Extras Open Castings in Oxford & Birmingham

Posted by William on Friday 1st June 2018
Film Extras Open Castings in Oxford & Birmingham

Uni-versalEXTRAS are holding open castings in Birmingham and Oxford for new members to register as film & TV extras in June. If you want...Read More

Amy

Are You Ready For Activation?

Posted by Amy on Thursday 26th April 2018
Are You Ready For Activation?

When registering as a non-student film and TV extra with Uni-versalEXTRAS, you will need to complete our simple step-by-step application process....Read More

William

Explained: What to Wear for Your Main Photos

Posted by William on Wednesday 28th March 2018
Explained: What to Wear for Your Main Photos

As we state in our Welcome Pack, your photos are the single most important factor when it comes to securing work as an extra. This guide provides...Read More

William

Film Open Castings in Manchester & Leeds

Posted by William on Wednesday 17th January 2018
Film Open Castings in Manchester & Leeds

Uni-versalEXTRAS are holding open castings in Manchester and Leeds for new members to register as Film & TV Extras in Yorkshire and North...Read More

William

Help Me! Are You Stuck On Our Website?

Posted by William on Thursday 28th September 2017
Help Me! Are You Stuck On Our Website?

‘Whoops! You may have had some photos removed or rejected’ – does that sound familiar? Or perhaps you are being directed somewhere by...Read More

William

Top Tips for Working in the Film & TV Industries

Posted by William on Friday 24th February 2017
Top Tips for Working in the Film & TV Industries

We would like to take a moment to clarify some key rules about working as an extra that could prevent you from facing a range of consequences...Read More

William

Photo Types & How We Use Them to Cast You

Posted by William on Monday 28th November 2016
Photo Types & How We Use Them to Cast You

Full members of Uni-versalEXTRAS can not only upload 10 photos to their profile, but also have the option to upload advanced photo types. These...Read More

William

Photo Advice: The Perfect Background

Posted by William on Wednesday 31st August 2016
Photo Advice: The Perfect Background

Having trouble getting your Uni-versalEXTRAS profile photos accepted? This post will talk you through some of the basics and common issues relating...Read More

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