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Background Acting

Background Acting

Arts & Entertainment
One way to make money with background acting is to be an extra in a film or TV show. Background actors are paid to fill in the scene and make it look more realistic. To be an extra, you don't need any experience or training, you just need to be able to follow directions.

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The average background actor in the United States earns $58 per day.

Requirements to start background acting: -Must be over 18 -Have a valid government-issued photo ID -Professional headshot -Detail prior experience in resume -Punctual -Reliable - Positive attitude

⚠️Potential Risk
Background acting can be a great way to make money, but there are some risks to be aware of. You may be required to work long hours with little rest, asked to do physically demanding or dangerous tasks, or be exposed to harmful substances or environments. However, if you are aware of these risks and take precautions, background acting can be a great way to earn money.

📋Places to Start
1. Central Casting — a company that hires background actors for movies and TV shows.

2. Backstage — a website that helps background actors find work in the entertainment industry.

3. Upwork — a freelancing platform that helps businesses connect with remote workers for various projects. Background actors can use Upwork to find gigs and get paid for their work.

4. Fiverr — a platform where people can offer their services for $5. Background actors can use Fiverr to find work by searching for keywords related to their skills and interests.

5. Indeed — a job search engine that helps Background Actors find work in the entertainment industry.

6. Ziprecruiter — a website where people can go to find work in the background acting industry. It is a helpful resource for people who want to make money with background acting.

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