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Be an Extra in Movies and TV

Be an Extra in Movies and TV

MyCastingFile connects people like you with paid casting jobs every day. For free.

About Us

For over a decade, MyCastingFile has bridged connections between talent and casting companies across the country.

Dreamed up and founded by two passionate casting directors and a working actor, the thought was simple: create a community that thrives on efficient and fast communication for both casting directors and talent.

MyCastingFile has established relationships with some of the busiest casting companies, putting thousands of extras to work on some of the most acclaimed movies and television shows produced.

How it Works

Learn how the extras casting process works in our Ultimate Guide to Extras Casting.


Let casting directors know who you are by completing your casting profile.

Get Matched

Respond to casting notices that are posted every day.


MyCastingFile has helped people get onto film and TV sets all over the country.

Get paid

Get paid directly from the production company for your time on set.




Stand out to casting



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What People are Saying


Working on set for Oprah Winfrey Networks “Queen Sugar,” celebrating my hometown on NCIS: New Orleans and the movie “Girls Trip” with Jada Pinkett-Smith and Queen Latifah has been a mind blowing experience. Dreams and miracles really do come true.

Patrice J.

New Orleans

This has truly been life changing! I went from being a housewife to working along side very well known actors!! This has given me LIFE again!!!

Delaina P.

Baton Rouge, LA

MyCastingFile helped me fulfill my dream of entering the world of film and television by linking me with professional productions! I got background and stand-in roles! Thank you MCF!

Gideon K.

Linden, CA

I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up, with the help of I don’t have to. I can go from nurse, to crime scene investigator, to Purger all in one week. I can even time travel!

Paula S.

New Orleans, LA

MyCastingFile is an incredibly intuitive site. I just put a couple photos in, mark my calendar, and bam, I’m getting gigs!

Jared G.

New Orleans, LA

MyCastingFile keeps us updated on all film projects and job opportunities, I’ve met and made many new friends and contacts. Great casting site.

Leisa F.

Cankton, La

MCF provides an excellent segway to build your TV/Film and Commercial portfolio. What better way to build your resume and prepare yourself for agency representation.

Corey S.

Frisco, TX has made it so easy to get involved with movies and shows filming locally. I love the ease of finding gigs, and have great memories from the projects I have been able to be a part of!

Katherine C.

Napa, CA

Working through MCF I have found the most interesting and fun way to supplement my income. The process is streamlined, and I’ve met so many fantastic people.

Laura J.

New Orleans, LA

…Best choice I ever made was becoming a member of this site. The experience and knowledge gained are priceless.

Simply Phillip B.

Dallas, TX makes submitting to Film and Television projects quick and efficient. The website lets you know what casting directors need, and if you fit what they are looking for, booking jobs is easy. Casting at a click of the mouse.

Brian S.

Chico, CA

I come from 20 years in corporate America and MCF allowed me to experience a completely different industry and do something so far outside my comfort zone that I was inspired and amazed and wanted to do it again and again. I never knew I had a creative side and it’s never too late to learn!

Kelly B.

New Orleans, LA

Contact MyCastingFile

Our Help Center features the answers to many common questions about the casting industry and about how to use MyCastingFile. For account inquiries, technical support, or other questions about MyCastingFile, please email
[email protected].