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Welcome to BCF Casting!


BCF Casting provides Extras for film, television, commercial and video game productions shooting in British Columbia, Canada. We’re always looking for new people of all ages, shapes and sizes who are interested in working as Extras!


If you would like to be considered for employment please take a moment to review the following pages in the BCF Casting Extras Guide:


EMPLOYMENT ESSENTIALS

WORKING ON SET

DEPARTMENT REQUIREMENTS

CHILDREN & TEENS

PAYROLL INFORMATION

RESIDENCY DOCUMENTS

THE UNION OF BC PERFORMERS

FILM TERMINOLOGY


Please read through our FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS for additional information including our tips for getting work!


If you meet the requirements for working as an Extra, please create a profile with your photo and information. Creating a profile is absolutely free and no fees or commissions will ever be required.


Note that BCF Casting is not an Extras agency and does not represent performers. You will only be contacted if we have an employment opportunity available for you.



WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU CREATE A PROFILE


  1. -You must be a resident of British Columbia and be able to legally work in Canada with a valid Canadian Social Insurance Number.


  1. -If you are in Canada on a work permit, we will require a photo copy of your Social Insurance card and your work permit so we can verify that you are eligible for employment. Note that each time you work you must also bring photo copies of these two documents for each production.


  1. -If you are 17 years of age or younger you must have permission from your parent or legal guardian to create a profile.


  1. -You’ll need a valid email address and contact numbers so we can reach you. Profiles without this information will be deleted.


  1. -You'll need a recent photo of yourself. Please review the requirements for photos below. Profiles without an appropriate photo will be deleted. Please make sure that your photo is an honest and clear representation of how you currently look. Photos must be well lit against a neutral background and feature your head and shoulders. Do not wear hats or sunglasses in your photo and do not send photos that contain other people or pets. If you have long hair please wear it down. We often need hand doubles to match Actors so please post a photo featuring your hands and wrists - do not wear any jewelry or watches. Please note that professional photos are not required. Photos containing nudity will not be accepted.


  1. -You'll need all of your current sizes. If you’re not sure of your sizing you can visit a tailor or dress shop to get measured correctly.


When you create your profile you can also tell us more about yourself. You’ll be able to list your special skills as well as any vehicles, pets, wardrobe or props that you own. Remember, the more we know about you and your skills will help us cast you in the perfect Extra roles.



CREATE YOUR PROFILE




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