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By Kent Larsen
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BYU Students Find Rewards, Drawbacks of Being Film Extras

PROVO, UTAH -- With a wide variety of film making going on in Utah and near BYU, many students get the chance to work as 'extras' on films made by the LDS Church, the nascent LDS film industry, films by fellow students and even projects from Hollywood. The work is very necessary, says Alisa Anglesey, a casting specialist for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "A busy city street, no matter how well it was dressed, wouldn't be believable if not for the dozens, or hundreds, of extras filling it." But the work has its drawbacks, because of extreme weather conditions, hard chairs, long days or waiting.


Film extras at BYU weigh benefits, drawbacks
BYU Newsnet 27Feb02 US UT Prov A2
By Brittany Brough: NewsNet Staff Writer


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