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The Big Day: The Lodge

10 February 2017
Extras on set at The Lodge

Last year we had the opportunity to work on the exciting Disney program The Lodge. Touted as the new High School Musical, it aired with great reviews and now a huge fan following. After nine weeks of filming, it culminated in a massive concert scene in its tenth and final week.

With over 100 of our most enthusiastic, energetic extras the scene was an absolute success and a great way to cap off a fantastic show

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Lost City Of Z: Trailer

09 February 2017
lost city of z

In 2015 we felt like the luckiest ducks for getting to work on the American film The Lost City of Z. 

It was an exciting production and the scenes we needed to cast extras for varied so greatly we were always kept on our toes. From our distinguished looking Royal Geographical Society, to our WWI soldiers, to our Bolivian train passengers, all of our extras were wonderfully dedicated to the project.

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Your Extras Dept. Profile: Photo

06 February 2017
good profile photos of extras

We are always saying here at The Extras Dept. HQ – the best thing you can do to increase your chances of being selected as an Extra is to take a great photo.

Every few months we hold photo shoots. This is a great chance to get the perfect photo and have a chat with someone from our team. However, in the mean time you can achieve a great photo at home. All you need is a camera and a buddy!

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Extras NI Celebrates its 10th birthday!

02 February 2017
extras team gives blood for 10 year anniversary

This year Extras NI celebrates 10 years working in the industry here in Northern Ireland and to commemorate this occasion we want to do something with you, our extras. On 7th March 2017 we will be holding a Blood Drive in Crumlin Road Gaol for the members of Extras NI, in conjunction with Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service. 

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2016 - A year in Review

01 January 2017

2016 got a lot of flak for being a terrible year – some have even dubbed it the worst year in the history of the universe. Sure, some bad things happened but we here at The Extras Dept HQ always look on the bright side of life. Our stats for the infamous 2016 are in and we couldn’t be prouder. We had a great year!

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