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Casting Call: Background Talent

Job Description:

We are seeking background talent to join the production of the ACTRA Feature Film, "The Unrestricted War." This is a primarily Asian-themed project, encompassing various Asian ethnicities such as Chinese, Japanese, Korean, etc. The production offers opportunities for both ACTRA and non-union spots, with several roles requiring continuity.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Act as background talent in various scenes, enhancing the visual authenticity of the film.
  • Follow directions provided by the director and production team to accurately portray the intended atmosphere and setting of each scene.
  • Maintain professionalism and focus during long periods of waiting and filming.


  • Age range: 6 - 80 years old.
  • Ethnically Asian (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, etc).
  • No previous acting experience required, though it is a plus.
  • Ability to take direction and work well within a team.
  • Reliable and punctual.


  • Compensation will be provided based on ACTRA standards for union members.
  • Non-union talent will receive a competitive daily rate.
  • Meals and refreshments will be provided on set.
  • Transportation stipends may be provided for select roles and locations.

Company Details
The Casting Group

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