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Using extras

Using extras: Creating a Short Film: 05 Directing
Using extras: Creating a Short Film: 05 Directing

Extras, often called background actors, are characters that are in the background and that don't play a major role in the story. These actors typically don't have much or any dialog. But extras can still give a great sense of movement to shots, and can add a lot of production value as they make the world of the film feel bigger.

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Skill Level Appropriate for all
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Filmmaking Video Video Pre-Production

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