Background Actors registered with Central Casting

How to get work

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Work Step 1

Call the work lines or check our Job Posts.
You may also receive a text message* from Casting Directors checking your availability.

SAG-AFTRA Male
818 . 260 . 6100

SAG-AFTRA Female
818 . 260 . 6110

Non-Union Male
818 . 260 . 6120

Non-Union Female
818 . 260 . 6130

* For more information read our SMS messaging FAQS

Work Step 2

If you fit the description

Call the number or email the address given on the recorded line or job post.

Give only the first five digits of your Social Security number, your last name, name of the show, and the name of the Casting Director who placed the job post.

Work Step 3

If you get the job

Call 818.562.2966 and enter the four-digit tape number given to you by the Casting Director. In some cases the Casting Director will give you a direct number to call. This is how you will get your work details, including where to report, when to report, what to wear, etc.

 

Notices

June Visiting canceled

  • All June Visiting sessions are canceled. Visiting will resume its normal schedule in July. Check our calendar for updates.

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Job Posts

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2 hours ago

Central Casting

PAID UP UNION STAND IN FOR RUSH CALL TONIGHT WED 6-20-18**MUST BE PAID UP UNION, AND BE REGISTERED
Good morning everyone!
Lisette is looking for a PAID UP UNION Caucasian looking female, BLONDE, 5'8, DRESS SIZE 0-2 and appears 20s-30s
GOOD STAND IN EXPERIENCE PLEASE
Works in Simi Valley 5pm..may work all night.
818-260-3923 thanks
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2 hours ago

Central Casting

REVISED--PLEASE READ THE POST BEFORE CALLING!! IT CLEARLY SAYS PAID UP UNION AND THE SIZES/STATS ARE CLEARLY POSTED BELOW!! PLEASE DON'T CALL IF YOU DO NOT FIT THE REQUIREMENTS!!!!

PAID UP UNION SUBMISSIONS WITH SPECIFIC SIZES ONLY..PLEASE DO NOT CALL UNLESS YOU FIT THE LOOK/SIZES.. THIS IS A 1970s PERIOD SHOW
Good morning everyone!
Lisette has rush calls for tonight Wed 6-20-18. DTLA around 5pm more than likely all night long.
Looking for the following:

**Please have some casual 1970s street clothing as well as modern day hipster..1970s cords, bell bottoms, high waisted ants, halter tops, crochet tops, wedgies, etc..This is NOT a flashy disco SNF scene, so no bagged Halloween flashy stuff..If you need to reference the type of clothing, google 1970s street wear, or also "That 70s Show" for the casual every day clothing..
**WARDROBE DEPT IS EXTREMELY LIMITED SO YOU SHOULD HAVE "SOME" TYPE OF CLOTHING FOR THEM TO FINISH TOUCH..THEY WILL NOT BE PROVIDING ALL OF YOUR WARDROBE SO YOU MUST HAVE MOST OF IT OR PLEASE DON'T CALL FOR THIS.

**also, your look/hair should be 70s and similar to mod day hip/trendy..NO BUZZ CUTS..YOUR HAIR SHOULD BE AT LEAST SHAGGY OR DAVID CASSIDY SHAGGY. Facial hair ok as long as it's neat.

2 small built women size 0-4 that appear 20s with 70s hair, NO OMBRE, NO FAKE//GEL NAILS, NO VISIBLE TATTOOS
1 should appear African American with natural hair, 1 Caucasian looking woman Natural looking blonde hair.. Think Marcia Brady, Farrah, etc

**PLEASE BE READY TO WRITE DOWN INFO IF CHOSEN TO WORK!

818-260-3923 thanks!
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6 hours ago

Central Casting

UNION OR NON UNION TO PORTRAY NUDE FEMALES CHANGING THEIR CLOTHES IN THE DRESSING ROOM AT THE STRIP CLUB. YOU WILL NOT BE DANCING. SHOOTS ON WEDS 6/27 AND POSSIBLY 7/5. RATE is 700/8

STRIPPER TYPES: Females to portray age 20's, very attractive, size 6 or smaller. You must be OK with full nudity. If you have tattoos you must have clearance. Please send a body shot to: KristanBSubmissions@centralcasting.com sub line: NUDE
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7 hours ago

Central Casting

Jessica's Culver City job is all booked! ... See MoreSee Less

7 hours ago

Central Casting

Jessica's Studio City job is booked! ... See MoreSee Less

9 hours ago

Central Casting

*** SAG AFTRA ***
Ashley is taking SAG AFTRA submissions for a show working tomorrow 6/20 through Friday 6/22 and also Monday 6/25 and Tuesday 6/26 at Culver City. She is looking for caucasiaon looking FEMALES to portray age 20s with brown hair who have STAND IN EXPERIENCE. You should be 5'6"-5'8". If this is you please submit your info and your experience to ashleyksubmissions@centralcasting.com subject line: STAND IN
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10 hours ago

Central Casting

Non union submissions *
Must be avail THURSDAY 6.21 in Hollywood*

Must have older car * 90s-2009* NO RED BLACK OR WHITE*
Dodge Challengers , or Camaros AND PICKUP TRUCKS are GREAT !!!! Does not have to be in great condition *

Shannon is currently looking for men and women that appear to be 18-40 * You must have the above car or trucks * Please read description before sending a photo of your car to ShannonAsubmissions@centralcasting.com subject this email CAR* Thanks !
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10 hours ago

Central Casting

Non union submissions *
Must be avail THURSDAY 6.21 in Hollywood*

Must have older car * 90s-2009* NO RED BLACK OR WHITE*
Dodge Challengers , or Camaros are GREAT !!!! Does not have to be in great condition *

Shannon is currently looking for men and women that appear to be 18-40 * You must have the above car or trucks * Please read description before sending a photo of your car to ShannonAsubmissions@centralcasting.com subject this email CAR* Thanks !
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11 hours ago

Central Casting

**UPDATED Do not submit if you already submitted**
Looking for Women only who are a dress size 20-28 and comfortable with the content below.

Union and Non-union Submissions
Must be registered with central casting.

Works Tomorrow Wednesday June 20th in LA area.

Sarah Beth is taking submissions for Women, any ethnicity, who appear to be ages 30's to 50s that are OK to be portrayed as masturbaters watching porn. You should be ok being in your underwear as if getting ready to masturbate. No Nudity. You should be ok having your hands and waist areas shown in close ups and your hand inside your underwear. Your face will not be shown.

If this is you submit your name and phone number to SarahOsubmissions@centralcasting.com with the subline "TOMORROW"
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11 hours ago

Central Casting

THIS IS BOOKED! THANK YOU!
*** NON UNION ***
Ashley is taking NON UNION submissions for a show working tomorrow 6/20 in LA. She is looking for MALES to portray age 20s to 30s to portray hip techie types who can be booked with their own bike. If this is you please submit your info and a photo of your bike to ashleyksubmissions@centralcasting.com subject line: BIKE
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11 hours ago

Central Casting

Union and Non-union Submissions
Must be registered with central casting.

Works Tomorrow Wednesday June 20th in LA area.

Sarah Beth is taking submissions for Women, any ethnicity, who appear to be ages 30's to 50s that are OK to be portrayed as masturbaters watching porn. You should be ok being in your underwear as if getting ready to masturbate. No Nudity. You should be ok having your hands and waist areas shown in close ups and your hand inside your underwear.

If this is you submit your name and phone number to SarahOsubmissions@centralcasting.com with the subline "TOMORROW"
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12 hours ago

Central Casting

THIS IS BOOKED! THANK YOU!
*** NON UNION ***
Ashley is taking NON UNION submissions for a show working tomorrow 6/20 in LA. She is looking for caucasian looking MALES to portray ages 20s to 30s to portray hip techi types. If this is you please submit to 818-260-3953.
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13 hours ago

Central Casting

KRISTAN IS LOOKING FOR UNION OR NON UNION PEOPLE WITH STREET RACING MOTORCYLES AND ALL THE GEAR (CLOTHING, HELMET, GLOVES, ETC). YOU WILL NOT BE RIDING. SHOOTS IN SANTA CLARITA ON 7/19. $125 BUMP ON TOP OF UNION OR NON UNION BASE RATE. Please send a photo of yourself in the gear in front of the bike if possible. If not, send a photo of bike and gear separately. email TiffanyCsubmissions@centralcasting.com sub line: RACE ... See MoreSee Less

13 hours ago

Central Casting

**SAG-AFTRA Union Submissions**

Brad is currently taking submissions for a SAG-AFTRA Feature Film working tomorrow, Wednesday, June 20th in the Rosamond area (About 15 miles north of Lancaster).

We're looking for:
"Photo Double #1" - 20-40s, male, to portray Caucasian looks, to fit the following sizes: 5'10" 180 lbs, 40R coat, 16.5x33 shirt, 33x32 pants, 10 shoe, dark hair

"Photo Double #2" - 20-40s, male, to portray Caucasian looks, to fit the following sizes: 6'0", 180 lbs, 42L coat, 16x34 shirt, 34x32 pants, 13 shoe, dark hair/beard

"Photo Double #3" - 20-40s, male, to portray African American looks, to fit the followoing sizes: 5'9", 165 lbs, 40R coat, 15.5x34 shirt, 30x32 pants, 10.5 shoe

"Photo Double #4" - 20-40s, female, to portray African American looks, to fit the following sizes: 5'7", 110 lbs, size 2 dress, 26 waist, 9 shoe, long straight hair

"Photo Double #5" - 20-40s, male, to portray Caucasian looks, to fit the following sizes: 5'9", 150 lbs, 38R coat, 15.5x32, 9 shoe

Please include a current head-to-toe selfie with your submission.

If this is you, you're registered with Central Casting, please send an e-mail with your name, contact number, and photo to: BradBsubmissions AT centralcasting DOT com

Please include the role you're submitting for in the subject line of your e-mail, thanks!
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13 hours ago

Central Casting

Booked! Thanks for submitting!
NON union
Dates: Fitting tomorrow 6/20 to work 6/21, 6/22, 6/25, 6/26, 6/27, 6/28, & 6/29
YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL 8 DATES!!!
Location: Simi Valley

Please DO NOT submit if you have already worked on or have been prefit for the Renaissance show!!

Mindy is looking for men and women who can portray teenagers. No tattoos. Men must be willing to be clean shaven. To submit, please send a current photo plus your name and contact info to
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14 hours ago

Central Casting

** NON UNION ONLY **

Lauren is taking submissions for a show working this Thursday 6/21 in LA. We are looking for 18-30s who have older cars NO RED, WHITE, or BLACK. If you have a Camaro and or a Dodge Charger like cars, please submit! The more downscale, the better.

When submitting, please include the color, year, make & model of the car.**

To submit, please send your name, number, and photo of your car** to laurenpsubmissions@centralcasting.com. Please put in the subject line “LP Cars”
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15 hours ago

Central Casting

Union Submissions Only
Must be registered with central casting

Works Tomorrow WED 6/20 in LA area.

Sarah Beth is taking submissions for Caucasian and African American looking Women who appear to be in their 30s with shoulder length, natural looking hair who have their own 1970's wardrobe. You should have the 1970s type look.

If this is you submit a photo of yourself in your 1970s wardrobe, your name, and contact information to SarahOsubmissions@centralcasting.com Subline "70s"
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15 hours ago

Central Casting

DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU DON'T FIT THE EXACT DESCRIPTIONS - Per each number.

NON UNION - WOMEN
*** with Stand In Experience ***
Works Sunday 6/24 near Hollywood

1. Woman - Appear CAUCASIAN
-- Brunette, 5'5"-5'7" // Dress 0-4
2. Woman - Appear AFRICAN AMERICAN
-- Short Hair, 5'2"-5'4" // dress 0-4
3. Woman - Appear CAUCASIAN
-- Blonde, 5'10"-6'1" // Dress 8 and up

Submit with ALL of the following info:
-- Subject Line: "Woman (1,2,or 3)"
-- Describe Stand In work, IN DETAIL, what shows, etc
-- CURRENT PHOTO
-- Your Name
-- Phone #

Submit >> EricaESubmissions@centralcasting.com
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15 hours ago

Central Casting

THIS IS BOOKED! THANK YOU!
*** NON UNION ***
Ashley is taking NON UNION submissions for a show working tomorrow 6/20 in downtown LA. She is looking for caucasian looking FEMALES to portray ages 20s to 30s who can be booked with their own bicycle. if this is you please submit your info and a photo of your bike to ashleyksubmissions@centralcasting.com subject line: BIKE
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15 hours ago

Central Casting

UNION SUBMISSIONS FOR VERY EXPERIENCED STAND IN. SHOW STARTS ON 8/6 AND RUNS THRU 11/16.

Stand in: Female to portray Caucasian, age 30's with hair that is light brown or a dark blonde with light brown low lights or balayage. Please do not submit without looking at the attached photo. Height 5'6 to 5'8, size 4 or smaller. Please send a complete stand in resume to: KristanBSubmissions@centralcasting.com sub line: SUT
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UNION SUBMISSIONS FOR VERY EXPERIENCED STAND IN. SHOW STARTS ON 8/6 AND RUNS THRU 11/16.  

Stand in: Female to portray Caucasian, age 30s with hair that is light brown or a dark blonde with light brown low lights or balayage. Please do not submit without looking at the attached photo. Height 56 to 58, size 4 or smaller. Please send a complete stand in resume to: KristanBSubmissions@centralcasting.com  sub line: SUT
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Calendar

Regularly check this calendar for the Central Casting Los Angeles office.

June 2018

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Community

Central Casting cares about your success. Our Background Actors have the opportunity to interact with Casting Directors, meet other Background Actors, and learn from industry professionals. Check the Calendar for our latest community events.

Visiting

At our visiting sessions, a different panel of Casting Directors will answer your questions and give you valuable insight into the casting process and tips to be successful on set.

SAG-AFTRA Visiting
1st and 2nd Thursday of the month 9am

Non-Union Visiting
3rd and 4th Thursday of the month 9am

Central Casting University

Central Casting Los Angeles offers two classes, The Professional Background Actor and The Stand-In, for Background Actors who are active and eligible to submit for work. You will have the opportunity to hear from and participate in a Q&A with an industry professional guest speaker.

The Professional Background Actor

Whether you’re seasoned or a first-timer, attend this class to polish your skills and learn from the industry’s leading experts in directing Background Actors.

The Stand-In

This class provides an overview of Stand-In work, including valuable information about the technical part of the job. An industry expert will answer your questions and help you prepare for your next Stand-In role.

Community FAQs

No, you do not need to RSVP, but seating is limited to the first 75 people. Doors open at 2:40pm. In order to keep the public sidewalk clear, please do not line up prior to 2:30pm.
Do not attempt to give headshots or resumes to the guest speaker or Casting Directors. University classes and Visiting are for informational and enrichment purposes only.
The classes are free for Background Actors who are registered with Central Casting, are active, and eligible to submit for work.
Central Casting University classes are for educational purposes and are designed to help you be successful on set. Attending a University class has no impact on the hiring process.
Some guest speakers offer to stay after the class has ended to answer questions. It is up to them whether to stay and for how long.
No, Central Casting University sessions are reserved for classes only. You can make changes to your file during update sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30am and 11:30am.
 

Frequently Asked Questions

Being Booked

Once you receive your work details, you're officially booked.

It's important to write down your work information so you're prepared when you head to set.

Be sure to read our article Casting Director Do's and Don'ts for Submitting for tips on how to book a job.

FAQs

If you are working on a non-union voucher call 818.562.2799. If you are working on a SAG-AFTRA voucher call 818.562.2700. If you cancel, we ask that you give us enough notice to replace you. PLEASE NOTE: You may not cancel via text message. You must call our office.
No, there is no guarantee of work because the needs of productions change every day. Due to the nature of background work, Central Casting can never offer full-time employment to any of the talent (i.e., you) it employs.
This means casting is prepping a scene for a future date and is checking your availability. If you do confirm availability, please mark your calendar to limit conflicts. You become "first avail" (first available) for that show. Typically in these situations, casting will not be able to hire you until the show looks at your picture submission and approves the look. After that, they will usually not release any booking until late afternoon the day before the shoot.

If you are offered another booking on the same day, we ask for you to give us the courtesy of the "first right of refusal." Just let us know so we can inform our show. They may option to offer to hire you first. You are still able to be hired elsewhere if we are unable to confirm a booking for you.
The Information tape will have all your booking details. Call 818.562.2966 and enter the four-digit tape number or call the direct number given by the Casting Director at the time of booking. Write down the show name, who booked you, where and when to report, to whom you report, and any wardrobe information. Certain shows or Casting Directors may provide additional information via email or a wardrobe blog. Please review all provided information to ensure you are ready for work when you arrive to set.
Our work lines are available 24/7. Check the lines often, as the Casting Directors update them throughout the day.
Always check your voicemail. Do not call back until you have checked your voicemail to ensure the Casting Director did not leave specific instructions. If no message was left, wait and see if you receive a call back. If you do not receive a call back, assume you are no longer needed.
Rush calls are for immediate same-day work. This is usually to replace a "no show." When you respond to a rush call, you may be required to get to the set location within an hour or less after being booked.

You can email us between 7-9pm to have your name placed on the availability list for when additional roles open up or for replacements made overnight.

 

SMS Texting

Casting Directors may choose to reach out to you via SMS messaging. In addition to checking availability, Casting Directors will now be able to send follow up messages, and in some cases, details through text message.
All messages from Central Casting will be personalized with your name (as it appears in our system), reference the project name, and all replies will appear in the same thread.
Central Casting is now using SMS text messages to check availability, ask questions related to the call or booking and/or provide preliminary details. The message format may look like this:

Example SMS message
Our Casting Directors will review the responses and then reach out to any Background Actor selected to be booked. If you are not selected, you may not hear from anyone. As always, you know you are booked when you receive your details.
When a Casting Director asks if you are available without time restrictions, they want to know if you are available to work the whole day, even if the location or time were to change. For example, if you know you are not available between 1-2pm, you would answer: No.
Yes, you are responsible for finding work and letting Central Casting know when you are available to work. Casting Directors work independently to meet the needs of their productions, so once you are booked, you are also responsible for not becoming double booked.
Yes, please respond to each request you receive. If a Casting Director books you for a specific role, it is your responsibility to decline any other offers to ensure you're not double booked for the same day.
When we receive your message, we send you a quick confirmation text message, like the following:
  • "(Your Name), Your "YES" response has been received. Thank you. Remember, you are not booked unless you receive your details."
  • "(Your Name), Your "NO" response has been received. Thank you."
  • "(Your Name), Please respond only Yes or No."
  • "(Your Name), Thank you for your response. Unfortunately, we are no longer accepting submissions for this role."
If you didn't receive a confirmation response, please send your response again. Please note: the system is engineered to only accept a YES or NO response.
If you don't hear back from a Casting Director with booking details, you are not booked. However, given the volume of roles they are booking, please be patient as it may take them some time to respond.
Yes, simply reply to the original message with either a Yes or No response. If you receive multiple messages in the course of a conversation with a Casting Director, you will only be able to change your response to the most recent message. Please note: after you have received your details and are booked, you must follow the appropriate procedure if you need to cancel. You cannot cancel via text message.
Role details may or may not be communicated via SMS text message depending on the production. If you are booked, you will be notified where you should go to learn your full booking, wardrobe, and location instructions. These instructions might include an info tape, email, and/or wardrobe blog.
Yes. Though your details may be provided to you via SMS text message, your full booking, wardrobe, and location instructions may still be available as part of an info tape, wardrobe blog, or email from the Casting Director. Please review all materials to ensure that you understand what will be expected of you when you arrive to set.
You are not booked unless you accept an offer for work and receive details.
Thank you for your response. Sending a "Yes" response tells the Casting Directors that you are interested and available to work, but does not guarantee that you will be booked. Depending on the casting volume, you may not hear back.
Please send your response again.
Central Casting will use a variety of numbers to reach you. Once you receive a message from a Casting Director about a specific project, all follow up questions and replies will appear in the same thread.
Unfortunately, our texting numbers are only formatted to send outbound text messages and receive a Yes or No response.
In order for our system to read your response and provide it to the Casting Directors, we need to limit the text to only Yes or No.
Casting Directors sometimes don't receive call times until the last minute, so we are asking you if you are available for the full day. If you are only available for part of the day, please reply No.
Some Casting Directors and productions may provide additional instructions with a wardrobe blog or similar resource. Please review any materials provided to ensure that you will be ready for work.
If for whatever reason a URL isn't working, write down the URL and attempt to enter it directly into a web browser.
Not all carriers and phone service providers handle SMS messages in the same way. Some carriers, like Sprint for example, may split long messages. Unfortunately, when this happens, there is no guarantee the split message will arrive in a predictable order.
No, the messages are only in English.
We are sorry for the inconvenience. Most likely your mobile number was previously owned by someone registered with us, or provided to us inadvertently.
As an employee of Central Casting you provided your mobile number to us so that we can contact you about jobs for which you would be a potential match. However, if you no longer want us to reach out to you via text message, please call Central Casting and request that your number no longer be used for text messaging.
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On Set

Once you have booked a job, you are ready to get on set!

It's important to show up on time and camera ready. When you arrive, check in with your contact and get your voucher.

Your time on set will vary, but a typical day lasts up to 12 hours. You are an important part of the production, please be professional and have a good attitude on set.

FAQs

It is critical that you write down your work information. If you lose your information or if you have any questions regarding your work information call 818.562.2700.
If you are working on a non-union voucher call 818.562.2799. If you are working on a SAG-AFTRA voucher call 818.562.2700. If you cancel, we ask that you give us enough notice to replace you. PLEASE NOTE: You may not cancel via text message. You must call our office.
The four-digit call time change box number will be included in the info tape recording. You can access the info tape by calling 818.562.2966. It is your responsibility to get call time changes for each booking.
Our Studio and Parking Guide has information on studio locations and parking options.
Come to set camera ready. Bring your ID and any additional wardrobe or props requested by production.
Roles change from set to set, but often a Background Actor's main contact is the 2nd Assistant Director (2nd AD) and Production Assistants (PAs).
When you are not required on set, you will be taken to a holding area. You can bring items to the holding area to keep busy while you are not working.
Do not bring guests to the set with you.
If you are injured on set, you must report it to the Assistant Director and/or medic immediately.
Our Definition of Terms explains many phrases and terms commonly used on set.
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Payroll

Central Casting handles both casting and payroll services. When you register with Central Casting, we become your employer and, in most cases, are responsible for paying you.

FAQs

Checks are due to be mailed on the Thursday after the week you worked. They may be mailed out earlier depending on when the production company turns in the complete and accurate vouchers.
No. At this time, we do not have the resources for checks to be picked up. Paychecks are handled in a security area with 24-hour surveillance and delivered by our bonded driver to the post office directly. Paymasters do not have access to your paychecks.
The checks are sent first class mail. While you will receive most checks within 2-3 business days after they are mailed, there are times when it could take longer through the federal mail system, particularly during holiday periods.
Checks are not mailed out in order of work date. Before we can cut a check, the production reviews and completes the voucher, and production companies vary on how often they process and send in the vouchers.
We often process vouchers for more than one work date at the same time. The system will calculate all paychecks processed on any given day with the same number of exemptions from the voucher that was last input into the system. If you vary the number of exemptions you are claiming daily, we cannot guarantee that any particular voucher will match your paychecks. The box for number of dependents should reflect the amount of exemptions you are able to claim.
Yes, there are many people we payroll with the same or similar names. You will need to put your Social Security number on each voucher so we can correctly identify who we should pay. Your voucher will either be delayed or not processed if we are unable to identify who worked.
For payroll inquiries, please call 800.562.2718. Representatives are available Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.
You may change it on your voucher when you work or you can fax us a change of address in writing with the following information: your name, Social Security number, new address, signature and date of request. You must update your address with both payroll and casting, as we store information separately.
You can either fax or mail us your stop payment request. You will need to specify in writing that you are requesting a stop payment and include your name, Social Security number, address and signature, along with the work date and show name for the check you are missing. If the net of the check is over $150, you will need to sign a bank form supplied by our department and have your signature notarized before we can place a stop payment. For your convenience, we have a notary available free of charge by appointment only. You can set up an appointment by calling 800.562.2718 between 8am-5pm.
Five business days for current year checks, longer if the check was cut in a prior year. We are unable to reissue a check that has been stop paid until after we have received confirmation from the bank that the stop payment was successful.
Call 818.955.6313 or send your request in writing to our payroll department either by fax or through the mail. Be sure to include your name, Social Security number, address, and the year(s) you worked. You will also need to state whether the request is for your own personal records or to enable you to join SAG-AFTRA. SAG-AFTRA will only accept faxes sent directly from our payroll department certified by our manager.
For employment verification, call 818.955.6313. This is an Entertainment Partners line; they will be able to provide employment verification.
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Updates

You can come in anytime during Updates to add photos and make profile updates. It's important to keep your file current so Casting Directors know your look and details. Here are 7 Times You Should Update Your File.

Updates are held on
Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30am and 11:30am

These times are for adults only. Minors Updates are held on Tuesdays at 3pm. See our Kids page for more information.

FAQs

The required documentation to accompany the I-9 form. More details can be found on our Register page.
A digital photo of you can be taken in our office when you come in for Updates. If you would like additional photos to be added to your profile, bring the photos to an update session. Only hard copies of photos will be accepted. We cannot accept discs, CDs, or memory sticks. Photos submitted will not be returned.
  • Photos of you in wardrobe representing completely different looks that are commonly booked. (business, formal, bathing suit, etc.)
  • Unique or rare vehicles or motorcycles that you own.
  • Pets that you are willing to work with (Pet photos must be submitted; we cannot take any photos of pets at our office.)
  • Photos of you in commonly booked costumes that you own. (clown, Santa Claus, etc.)
You can change your status during Updates. You must present your identification along with your current SAG-AFTRA card or receipt issued by SAG-AFTRA and fill out a data change form.
If you would like to update or change any information you can do so during Updates.
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