Welcome to the S.A.M.extras a division of the S.A.M. Agency, We provide background opportunities in film shoots in Toronto and surrounding areas.


Background Performers, or Extras, are non-speaking performers in the film industry. Whether it is people sitting in a diner, or crowds running in a disaster, background people bring the movie to life. Background work is an opportunity for children and adults to see and participate in the making of movies, TV shows, commercials, etc. S.A.M. Extras roster consists of people of all ages, and both Union and Non-Union performers.


We are currently accepting new talent. If you are interested in becoming a Background Performer please email us at info@samagency.ca with “background” in subject line and one of our BG agents will be in contact with you.


Please note: Due to the extremely high volume of submissions, it may take some time for a response.