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MovieExtras.ie Announce Casting Day for Extras – Saturday, October 14th
11 Oct 2017 :
MovieExtras.ie has announced a casting days for extras of all ages, shapes and sizes.

The event will take place in the Davenport Hotel, 8-10 Merrion St. Lower, Dublin 2.

No experience is needed to apply and full training is provided. 



Shows that extras could be casted for included:

  • RTÉ's Fair City
  • AMC's Into the Badlands
  • BBC's Little Women
  • Vita & Virginia
  • Confidential TV Drama Series
  • Confidential Comedy Series
  • RTÉ's Striking Out Season 2
  • Castings for Feature Films
  • Adverts, Educational & Corporate Videos, Promotions & more...

Is work guaranteed?

Yes, we will guarantee to offer you work on set and if, after a year, we have not done so, we will refund your payment.

This only applies to members who are 18 and over. Click here for more information

90%+ of members with completed profiles who attended training have received an offer of work within 6 months and 82% of members who joined last year and are still with us, have received a payment from MovieExtras.ie.

Make up provided by MKF Institute

MKF Institute will have Make Up Artists in attendance at the Photoshoot event. There is no extra charge to have make-up applied, however it may increase your waiting time on the day. 

If you are interested in having make up applied before your photos, please ensure you arrive with a natural look. 

MKF Institute is Ireland's leading college for Make-Up Artists for film, beauty and television.

What do you get by registering?

By being a member to MovieExtras.ie, you get the following:

  • Professional Photographs
  • Full training including Health & Safety on set
  • One year’s membership to MovieExtras.ie
  • A microsite with your photos and details (you can send the link to your friends!)
  • Your details will be available to over 800 production companies and casting directors who use the MovieExtras.ie online casting service
  • Available for any casting work that MovieExtras.ie is involved with
  • Updates about auditions and television programmes seeking contestants and audience

Please note: the photos taken at the Photoshoot are solely for your MovieExtras.ie online profile only and cannot be used for any other purposes.

What Happens on the Day:

  • Stage 1 - Registration and Payment 
  • Stage 2 - Have make up for camera applied if required 
  • Stage 3 - Attend Training Session
  • Stage 4 - Have Photographs taken
  • Stage 5 - Completed paperwork handed in at Completion desk 

Please allow 2-3 hours on the day. It is advised to pre-book as walk ins may not be seen to in time. 

Training Sessions: 

Training is mandatory, a lot of productions require us to supply ONLY people have gone through training, so it will increase your opportunities if you attend. Times are provisional and are dependent on number of attendees. Training times are subject to change.

  • 11:00AM
  • 14:00PM

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