Extras perform actions in the background or in crowds during filming. They do not contribute to the plot directly but they are important to create a certain atmosphere.
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- Perform for multiple takes
Perform the same scene several times in a row independently from the plot until the shot is deemed satisfactory.
- Act discreetly
Be discreet and don't draw attention.
- Act reliably
Proceed in a way that one can be relied on or depended on.
- Express yourself physically
Express emotions and ideas through movements, gestures, and actions.
- Harmonise body movements
Harmonise body movements in accordance to rhythm and melody, aestetic or dramatic concept, dramatic pace, etc.
- Follow directions of the artistic director
Follow the instructions of the director while understanding his creative vision.
Optional knowledge and skillsride horses lighting techniques work with the director of photography adapt to different roles ensure cooperation among production, costume department and make-up department practice martial arts acting techniques work with the camera crew practise singing photography exercise sports analyse a script sing work with the lighting crew rehearse role use firearms practice dance moves dance
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