BCIT Burnaby Campus 3700 Willingdon Ave Bldg. SE42 Classroom 260

Programs

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Extras Training Programs

General Background
Background Performing
How to be successful, and have longevity in Film and TV.
$100 CAD
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General Background
Background Performing II
Geared towards Background Performers who are already working regularly.
$100 CAD
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Military Background
Firearm Basics
Learn safe techniques for handling rubber and replica weapons.
$125 CAD
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Military Background
Firearms Level II
Information and professional guidance on working with Firearms on Film and Television production
$125 CAD
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Production Crew
Production Assistant Fundamentals Workshop
introduction and overview of the job of being a Production Assistant.
$100 CAD
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Production Crew
Stand In Workshop
This course will enable students to gain a critical understanding of a stand-in's relationship to the camera department
$100 CAD
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what you should know

Knowledge is power. By following protocol you will increase your chances of standing out and get more opportunities to upgrade and make more money.

Extras Training Centre

Background Basics will teach you how to get your foot in the door as a background performer and explain the protocol you are expected to know.

Extras Training Centre

It is important to know how to carry and handle a firearm in a manner consistent with real world standards of safety and technical proficiency.

Rob Fournier, Instructor

Types of

Extras Training

We offer the following main types of extras courses, to cover both general requirements as well as specialization for higher pay rates. Check out the categories of training below, and check out our current courses to upgrade your skills!