Job Profile

Film/TV Extra

Job Description

As a Film or TV Extra, you’ll be paid to simply be an extra body in film and/or TV shots.

Job Requirements

You’ll get to see how film sets are run, as well as the chance to meet with people from all walks of life.
You don’t need to look like a model for this role – casting agencies look for people of all ages and backgrounds to reflect real-life communities.
If you don’t want to appear on camera yourself, you can also try renting out your home to film or TV agencies who are always looking for new sets to film in.

Essential Personal Skills

Communication skills

University Degree Needed?


Experience Level



£50+ a day


Media & Entertainment

Youtube Video

Play Video

Career Progression