Frequently Asked Questions

On set

Can I talk to the actors?

Do we get bathroom breaks?

How long are shoot days?

How should I behave as an extra and on set?

I am on a shoot tomorrow, when do I get the details?

I signed an NDA, what is this?

I’m not happy with the way I’ve been treated on set, what do I do?

I’m tired and I am not enjoying the shoot, what should I do?

Should I speak with the other background artists?

Something has happened and I can’t make it to set, what should I do?

What do I do if I don’t know what I’m meant to be doing?

What do I do in-between takes?

What does a fitting involve?

What does it mean to be on a pencil?

What happens on first arrival on set?

What if I want to drive to set?

What is shooting a scene like?

What should I do if I have an accident on set?

What should I do if I have any other problem while on set?

What should I do if I have to leave set early due to illness?

What should I do if my property was damaged on set?

What should I do if something goes wrong on my way to the transport/set?

What will I be wearing? Should I bring a costume with me?

When/where should I meet transport to the shoot?

Why have they taken my phone from me?

Will I be on camera?

Will I get a meal on set?

Will there be somewhere secure to leave my bag and other things?