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GENERAL CATEGORY => General Discussion => Topic started by: Steve C on May 20, 2012, 06:19:30 AM

Title: 'Game of Thrones' looking for amps in Northern Ireland
Post by: Steve C on May 20, 2012, 06:19:30 AM
I work as a tv/film extra fairly regularly but only when its local. So even though I'll pass I thought I might pass it on. (



If you haven’t already created your own profile with Extras NI since April this year and you want to be an extra on Game of Thrones Season Three this year the ONLY way to be considered for extra work on the show is to create your own profile on our website – it’s FREE to sign up and it only takes 10 minutes – please go to and follow the instructions to become an extra. There will be NO open casting this year and we can no longer use our old files.The Epic HBO Fantasy Series “Game of Thrones” is returning to Northern Ireland and Extras NI are currently casting for thousands of Extras to take part in the production which begins filming in July 2012.So that we can uphold all the legalities of being an extras agency – Extras Casting this year will be carried out entirely through the Extras NI website! If you would like to be considered for work on Season 3 (and for all the other shows and films we do) you must register online, and you can do it now for FREE.If we don’t get you any work, you don’t pay us a single penny.Extra work on Game of Thrones and all the productions we do is fully paid.Please go to & follow the very easy steps of creating your very own profile which you can amend at any time.We require people of all ages & all shapes & sizes, but this year we specifically need:

- with short length hair of every colour
- with shoulder length hair of every colour
- all hair lengths with and without good beards
- with short blonde hair
- with long dark hair & beards
- sporty, strong & fit types
- any male amputees

We’re always interested in men:
- with special skills: archery, combat-skills, martial arts, military experience, rowers & sailors
- in smaller numbers we generally require: farmers, butchers, carpenters, iron workers, blacksmiths, weavers, medieval musicians

FEMALES:- With long natural undyed hairAnd men or women that are over 18 and that are under 5ft in height.We always love to see unusual, timeless and character-full faces.

To be eligible for registration you must:- be based in Northern Ireland. (if you are Republic Of Ireland based you must be highly flexible and be able to cover your own transport and accommodation costs)
- have a passport & a national insurance number for working in N.I.
- be flexible & can work week days. (Game of Thrones does not shoot during the weekends)Please create your profile urgently – before the end of May to be in with the best chance as we begin costume fittings in June!We hope to see your face online very soon!Extras NI
Title: Re: 'Game of Thrones' looking for amps in Northern Ireland
Post by: ann on May 21, 2012, 11:27:22 AM

Never did I think I'd be talking to a real honest to God actor online.  ;)   R you still writing books .  When u lost your leg, u dug deep and came out with this inner artistic being  in your soul.  U had all those talents that wouldn't have been used.  I guess we all find an inner strength we didn't know we had when something that devastating happens.

Have a great day;  temps. here 80* and rain later this afternoon.
Title: Re: 'Game of Thrones' looking for amps in Northern Ireland
Post by: Steve C on May 21, 2012, 08:28:01 PM
Haha, I don't think I'll ever be confused with a proper actor.
Strangely enough where I live on a fairly remote island, there are a few proper actors from an Irish soap opera that live here. I'm friends with 3 of them. Theres never asking for autographs at all, here...they're just your neighbors son or daughter. I started working as an extra on that soap opera. Usually I was a fella drinking in the pub. (Real beer or stout...getting paid to drink. Good work if you can get it, haha)
I was then contacted by a amp friend on this forum who lived in Ireland and she told me that Ardmore Studios were looking for amputees for the film 'King Arthur'. I got the job but sadly I was never even used once. I was there 5 weeks, put up in a hotel and driven in by a studio car every morning for full makeup and wardrobe. I felt like a star. One morning I was even picked up with the car full with two of the main stars (knights) from the film. I chatted with Mads Mikkelsen (more known for being the bad guy in the James Bond film 'Casino Royale'). He's from Denmark and I told him a funny story about me getting drunk on a danish liqueur. He just stared at me like I had two heads and went back to reading his paper.
Most of my TV work is as a regular extra. No lines. In the past year or two I have had a chance to have a few lines and larger roles. The last one being a Irish comedy show where in a skit I played a american who hired a Irish fella to show him UFO's. Very bizarre.

The artwork I was always done. I started showing my work in CA back in 1988. Yeah, I'm still writing. I'm working on a new novel at the moment. I never thought I'd ever say I was working on a novel. Writing it is one thing, but having it published is another.
They say everyone has a story within them. You should get writing!