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TAPAC October School Holidays Audition Workshops

TAPAC October School Holidays Audition Workshops

Barefoot casting are returning to TAPAC for the second round of Audition workshops the first week of these coming October School Holidays for ages 10-16. Two day Audition Workshops with Matt and ... read more »

21 day self tape challenge

21 day self tape challenge

Just wanting to put this out there!! Actors this is a must do. 21 day self tape challenge $55 or Self Tape masterclass $110. Really great courses and so affordable. Get yourself seen by UK casting ... read more »

Second TAP 5 Day Taster Workshop Open

Second TAP 5 Day Taster Workshop Open

The Actors' Program is excited to announce the second 5-day Taster Workshop for the upcoming July school holidays. For more information click on the link ... read more »

Short+Sweet Festival Auckland

Short+Sweet Festival Auckland

From the Short+Sweet team: Short+Sweet is held in Auckland from 5-24 September 2017 with two seasons of Dance and Theatre. As part of the festival programming, we are holding open auditions for ... read more »

The Actors' Program 5 Day Taster Workshop

The Actors' Program 5 Day Taster Workshop

The Actors' Program is excited to announce the 5-day Taster Workshop for the upcoming July school holidays. For more information click on the link ... read more »

Mortal Engines - Congratulations to Teresa Julian!

Mortal Engines - Congratulations to Teresa Julian!

BGT want to congratulate Teresa Julian for scoring herself an acting role on the new Mortal Engines Movie produced by Peter Jackson!! Teresa Julian is one of our Wellington talent, this is her first ... read more »

I Am Innocent Series Two: Airing Tuesdays

I Am Innocent Series Two: Airing Tuesdays

I Am Innocent Series Two will be airing on Tuesdays at 8:30pm on TV ONE, starting March 28th. The episodes will air in the following order: 1 Sharon Armstrong 2 Tim Morrison 3 ... read more »

Adult Auditioning Workshop

Adult Auditioning Workshop

To Be or Not? A Guide to Auditioning: Sunday the 26th March For ages 15+: 12pm - 2pm A two hour workshop aimed at providing you with information and tools to help you audition confidently. Not only ... read more »

Kids Auditioning Workshop

Kids Auditioning Workshop

To Be or Not? A Guide to Auditioning- Sunday the 26th March For Kids 8-15yrs: 9.30am - 11.30am A two hour workshop aimed at providing kids aged 8-15yrs information and tools to help them audition ... read more »

STUDY ACTING IN NEW YORK: SCHOLARSHIP FOR NZ PERFORMER

STUDY ACTING IN NEW YORK: SCHOLARSHIP FOR NZ PERFORMER

The Equity Foundation is thrilled to be collaborating with the Atlantic Acting School and the New Zealand Film Commission to once again offer a New Zealand performer the opportunity to hone their ... read more »

Pop up Globe Masterclass series

Pop up Globe Masterclass series

The Pop-up Globe Masterclass series consist of workshops for experienced and emerging theatre practitioners with a background in performance. Classes will explore dynamic approaches to unlocking ... read more »

Self Tape Deal Feb-March from Two One One Three Creatives

Self Tape Deal Feb-March from Two One One Three Creatives

Two One One Three Creatives is a new company founded by actors Jack Barry and Miryam Jacobi. We are offering a self-tape package deal for shooting, coaching and editing for only $60 (plus, we ... read more »

The Imperial School of Swordsmanship

The Imperial School of Swordsmanship

The Imperial School of Swordsmanship. It has been a great start of the New Year 2017 for The Imperial School of Swordsmanship. We have a new home at Henderson ... read more »

For Adults: To Be or Not? A Guide to Auditioning

For Adults: To Be or Not? A Guide to Auditioning

To Be or Not? A Guide to Auditioning. For Adults: Saturday the 11th of February. A two hour workshop aimed at providing you with information and tools to help you audition confidently. Not only will ... read more »

For Kids: To Be or Not? A Guide to Auditioning

For Kids: To Be or Not? A Guide to Auditioning

To Be or Not? A Guide to Auditioning. For Kids (8-15 yrs): Saturday the 11th of February. A two hour workshop aimed at providing kids aged 8-15yrs information and tools to help them audition ... read more »

Need to learn an Accent quick smart

Need to learn an Accent quick smart

Our very own director Sarah Valentine is an expert in all accents. She can help you learn all the skills you need to improve your accent and sound pitch perfect. Speaking with a different accent or ... read more »

American Acting Workshop

American Acting Workshop

AMERICAN ACTING OVERVIEW One Day Workshop - Adults only With Daley ONLY 8 SPACES PER CLASS - FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED! Date: Saturday, November 26th From 12pm - 4pm To secure your place, please ... read more »

Cameron Rhodes - Voice Classes

Cameron Rhodes - Voice Classes

One Day Acting for Screen Workshop with Cameron Rhodes ONLY 10 SPACES PER CLASS - STRICTLY A FIRST IN, FIRST SERVED BASIS! To secure your place, please deposit $115 into our account ... read more »

Team BGT 2016

Team BGT 2016

Check out the team. Always here to help. Familiarise yourself with everyone. Booking TeamScarlett Hindmarsh - Assistant Manager / Senior BookerDaley - Assistant BookerMagalie Zettor - Booking ... read more »

Generic Caucasian's required

We require a number of Caucasian people 18 years and over for ongoing film and TV work based in Auckland. You must be legal to work in NZ, have your own transport, have good avaialbility/flexibility ... read more »

Get that $5000 audition - classes with Paul Norell

Get that $5000 audition - classes with Paul Norell

Get that $5000 audition - Actors classes filling fast - 6 places left ACTING CLASSES - STARTING 4th April... If you want to upskill your acting abilities in a small group environment with a seasoned ... read more »

Stunt riding lessons!!!!

Stunt riding lessons!!!!

Equine Films Ltd Private Lessons This is created for cast in mind who want to up skill themselves before their next horse riding role. Private lessons are however open to anyone. Our lessons are ... read more »

Mahana - The Patriarch releases on March 3rd 2016

Mahana - The Patriarch releases on March 3rd 2016

MAHANA: Mahana releases on 3 March 2016. Don't miss Lee Tamahori's first New Zealand film in 20 years, based on the novel by Witi Ihimaera. With a stunning cast of Temuera Morrison, Akuhata Keefe, ... read more »

Big Boys Toys - Auckland 2015 30th October to 1st November

Big Boys Toys - Auckland 2015 30th October to 1st November

Come and join the best agency in Auckland. We will be on stand 2002. We will be having a show special so come and check us out and sign up and if you are 18-60 you are guaranteed work or your money ... read more »

Ming - Another Acting Star with BGT since 2004

Ming - Another Acting Star with BGT since 2004

Ming has been with BGT since 2004!!! He started as an extra and look at him now!!! ... read more »

Reuben is Little Henry for Speights

Reuben is Little Henry for Speights

Check out Reuben the new face for Speights. Little Henry ... read more »

Thank you so much to you and all the staff at BGT for helping my sons dream come true

Thank you so much to you and all the staff at BGT for helping my sons dream come true

Thank you so much to you and all the staff at BGT for helping my sons dream come true of meeting the Power Rangers and filming with them. We had so much fun on the set of Power Rangers. Joseph has ... read more »

Sandy's Testimonial - I have got 300% more work in two months than I got in 8 months with another agency

Sandy's Testimonial - I have got 300% more work in two months than I got in 8 months with another agency

Sandy I have got 300% more work in two months than I got in 8 months with another agency (who obviously I cannot name) All of the staff at BGT are amazing people and incredibly friendly but the best ... read more »

Rob Hallie Testimonial

Rob Hallie Testimonial

I came from another agency that I had been with for around 18 months. I joined BGT Actors Models and Talent early in March this year 2015. From the moment I stepped into their office to join up and ... read more »

Acting Classes With Paul Norell 3

Acting Classes With Paul Norell 3

Paul Norell is Back!!! ACTING FOR CAMERA COURSES The three courses are designed to give actors a comprehensive understanding of the skills required to deliver an on-camera performance with ... read more »

Danielle - Horse Rider and Horse available for on set bookings

Danielle - Horse Rider and Horse available for on set bookings

Danielle Mills - Equestrian I have been riding my whole life, and often compete in show jumping on the weekends. I have experience and success in several different disciplines with my horses such ... read more »

Horse & Rider - Leslie Furnell

Horse & Rider - Leslie Furnell

My passion for horses and horseriding began more than 20 years ago, with a particular interest in western style riding, although I can also ride English style. I have a part time business starting ... read more »

Horses and Riders with BGT

Horses and Riders with BGT

If you need to book riders, horses and horse riders then here is Lochleah Schofield, check her out!!! My experience with horses has been one that started off as a passion, which I have now used to ... read more »

Todd Williamson - dancer (choreographer/singer) living in Auckland, New Zealand. In 2013 Todd completed a 2 year Diploma of Performing Arts (Commercial Dance)

Todd Williamson - dancer (choreographer/singer) living in Auckland, New Zealand. In 2013 Todd completed a 2 year Diploma of Performing Arts (Commercial Dance)

Todd Williamson is a dancer (choreographer/singer) living in Auckland, New Zealand. In 2013 Todd completed a 2 year Diploma of Performing Arts (Commercial Dance). He is currently a member of the ... read more »

Carl DeVere - Testimonial

Carl DeVere - Testimonial

"Sarah Valentine and her staff are top notch for caring and professionalism. No wonder there are so many talented people represented by BGT who have been there for years. BGT is the top single agent ... read more »

Partying with the Crouching Tiger 2 cast and crew!

Partying with the Crouching Tiger 2 cast and crew!

Our wonderful talent David Chen scored himself an invite to the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2 wrap party. Mingling with the stars - great job David, love your work! ... read more »

AVATAR CASTING

There are a number of unsanctioned companies advertising mail products to get you in front of casting for Avatar. Ignore them. Formal casting has not started and casting directors stopped accepting ... read more »

Talent Booker required

Talent Booker required

BACKGROUND TALENT BOOKER The position of Booker at Background Talent is one of the most essential roles in the Company's ongoing function and ultimately holds a large responsibility towards the ... read more »

Review us please

Review us please

Please let us know what you think about us via testimonials to me on sarah@bgt.nz and we can post them on our site, or contact our photographer and book in for a video testimonial with her or go to ... read more »

LEVEL ONE - CLASS - 6 classes , Tues 30th SEPT- 4th Nov $300

LEVEL ONE - CLASS - 6 classes , Tues 30th SEPT- 4th Nov $300

Juliet Furness – Performance Coach, Voice Teacher, Actress, Casting Director. Juliet Furness clearly has a body of experience working with actors -spending 17 years in New York City , acting, ... read more »

Sir Edmund Hillary needs Sherpas

Sir Edmund Hillary needs Sherpas

Looking for Nepalese looking talent to play Sherpas in the new TV series about Sir Edmund Hillary's Hillary will be a landmark series telling the complete story of Sir Edmund Hillary’s ... read more »

Fit RUNNERS needed ASAP for Extras on TV Commercial Shooting from 8th September

Fit RUNNERS needed ASAP for Extras on TV Commercial Shooting from 8th September

Hi there can you run & are you fit? We need around 200 people for a TV commercial shooting from Monday 8th September (looking to be 3 days in Auckland TBC) and available for the whole week, as ... read more »

Robin Williams died - What a superstar

Robin Williams died - What a superstar

Actor Robin Williams has been found dead in his home in a suspected suicide, according to reports. Officials are investigating the death of the 63-year-old who was found unconscious inside his home ... read more »

The Dark Horse

The Dark Horse

Check out our talent in THE DARK HORSE (M) Directed by James Napier Robertson Genesis Potini lived with a bi-polar disorder that saw him hospitalised many times, and he came from a family with ... read more »

Sign up to Screen Casting New Zealand

Sign up to Screen Casting New Zealand

ONLINE RESOURCE FOR INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTIONS WISHING TO SHOOT IN NEW ZEALAND ONE STOP CASTING PORTAL FOR FILM, TELEVISION AND COMMERCIALS IN NEW ZEALAND AND INTERNATIONALLY VIEWED DAILY ... read more »

FILM TRAINING CLASS

FILM TRAINING CLASS

FILM TRAINING CLASS - $300 starting 5th August Juliet Furness will be introducing the Jeremiah Comey Technique that she taught at his studio in Los Angeles where she was his assistant tutor. Jerry ... read more »

Hemi Grover - Testimonial -

Hemi Grover - Testimonial -

Hemi's on set experience Feature Film Apr 2014 THE KICK - EXTRAS, FREE JOB - RUGBY FANS MAORI / P.I Great Southern TV Apr 2013 Genesis, Psych Patients Genesis Pictures Limited Dec ... read more »

Jenny Milne's Testimonial

Jenny Milne's Testimonial

Jenny has been with BGT since 2012 and below are some of the productions she has appeared in. Feature Film Apr 2013 Genesis, Family/Visitors Genesis Pictures Limited TV Series Mar 2014 AGENT ... read more »

Graeme Gilby Testimonial

Graeme Gilby Testimonial

This is the wonderful Graeme Gilby and here is his story as well as his experience with us at BGT. DEFAULT CV LARGE CV WARDROBE CV WORK EXPERIENCE Work experienceGraeme Gilby (28) Feature ... read more »

Mal Hargreaves - Testimonial

Mal Hargreaves - Testimonial

Feature Film Apr 2014 THE KICK - EXTRAS, F/E GERALD ENOKA MUST BE AVAIL SUN, 23 MARCH AND TUES, 15 APRIL (CONTINUITY) Great Southern TV Mar 2014 THE KICK - EXTRAS, F/E GERALD ENOKA MUST BE AVAIL ... read more »

Samsung TVC - 300 Extras for 3 days!!! WHAT A FANTASTIC GROUP OF PEOPLE

Samsung TVC - 300 Extras for 3 days!!! WHAT A FANTASTIC GROUP OF PEOPLE

Have to say I am so so so proud of all of the wonderful talent in this ad. you are a credit to BGT. Well done ... read more »

Coralie Owens Video Testimonial

Coralie Owens Video Testimonial

Coralie has been with BGT since 2008 and has been in the following productions Feature Film Apr 2014 THE KICK - EXTRAS, FREE JOB - RUGBY FANS - EUROPEAN Great Southern TV Mar 2014 THE KICK - ... read more »

Terry Mayo's gorgeous testimonial

Terry Mayo's gorgeous testimonial

Terry has been with BGT since 2009 and he has appeared in the following productions. Feature Film Apr 2014 THE KICK - EXTRAS, FREE JOB - RUGBY FANS - EUROPEAN Great Southern TV Mar 2014 THE ... read more »

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have any questions about being paid for a job, your tax, your profile or anything related to that? If so, please contact us on 09 827 9995. Please do not use our Facebook page as your first ... read more »

Proof Back to the Future was right

Universal Pictures Come on world, where are our hoverboards? We're less than two years away from the magic date of 2015, future fans, but we still don't have hoverboards or flying ... read more »

Mini-budget Kiwi doco a cult hit

Nelson film-maker Emma Heke and son Connor. Photo / Tim Cuff An independent documentary chronicling a mother and son's Kiwi road trip is rapidly gaining cult status as it sweeps the nation ... read more »

We like to Treat our Talent!

Hi and thank you so much for Monday I had such a good day and it was awesome experience! Something I have never had in my life before you are all awesome people and thanks for singing happy ... read more »

Stephanie Paul brings her top acting weekend workshop to Background Talent

Stephanie Paul brings her top acting weekend workshop to Background Talent

Discounted rates available only to members of Background Talent. Contact us on info@bgt.nz for further information. Quick places are going fast, reserve your spot now! ... read more »

New Zealand's Got Talent

New Zealand's Got Talent

We have some sought-after tickets to give away to our fabulous talent to this amazing show! We want to give something back to our talent who live outside of Auckland. We know that you ... read more »

Get Prepared for Auditions with our Acting for Camera Courses!

Get Prepared for Auditions with our Acting for Camera Courses!

Acting For Camera Courses with Paul Norell BGT, in conjunction with Paul Norell, are offering Acting for Camera Courses designed to give actors and extras a comprehensive understanding of the skills ... read more »

Aspiring Teenage Models wanted for Photo Shoot on 15 July!

Aspiring Teenage Models wanted for Photo Shoot on 15 July!

15 July: Get a Headstart Package Day in School/College/University Holidays Grab this opportunity during the Winter School holidays to kickstart your portfolio with the top TV and film agency in New ... read more »

Review: Desert Road Productions' Harry for TV3

Review: Desert Road Productions' Harry for TV3

Before join­ing ONFILM, I spent most of my screen view­ing time star­ing at the big screen as a cin­ema reviewer. I didn’t have much time left over for broad­cast ... read more »

X Factor: Don't mind the Gap

X Factor: Don't mind the Gap

There were some fantastic moments on last night's episode of The X Factor. The minions from Despicable Me 2 had a bit of a sing-song, there were cute kids who had no clue why they were there, and The ... read more »

Watch: PJ picks up the pieces

Watch: PJ picks up the pieces

Peter Jackson Peter Jackson takes you behind the scenes of the making of THE HOBBIT. In this video blog, he covers additional photography for movies two and three. Picking up ... read more »

Barney Looks Back

Barney Looks Back

Barney Looks Back – The 1970s (Part Two) POSTED BY EDITOR 06/27/2013 | 04:03 PM Con­tin­u­ing the com­plete inter­view between South Pacific Pic­tures’ John ... read more »

Barney Looks Back part 1

Barney Looks Back part 1

On Film Barney Looks Back – The 1970’s (Part One) POSTED BY EDITOR 06/23/2013 | 09:35 PM John Bar­nett, June 2013. On 5th April this year, John Bar­nett sold his ... read more »

Mystery of the rotating statuette

Rotating Egyptian statuette museum mystery MICHAEL DALY Luke Lovelock Timelapse footage of Manchester Museum's spinning statuette, taken over a week long period. An ... read more »

Washing Machine Sings National Anthem

Fisher and Paykel goes patriotic LAURA WALTERS - © Fairfax NZ News Link courtesy of ... read more »

Billy Crystal - Monsters University

Billy Crystal - Monsters University

Actor Billy Crystal explains he became 17 again when recreating his character's voice in 'Monsters University' - while director Dan Scanlon and creative advisor John Lasseter describe doing a ... read more »

White Lies - Interview with Antonia Prebble

White Lies - Interview with Antonia Prebble

Truth the key to White Lies story TOM ELEY Last updated 05:00 21/06/2013 South Pacific Pictures Trailer: White Lies Film Best and worst films so far ... read more »

RIP Mr James Gandolfini

RIP Mr James Gandolfini

Tributes have been pouring in for Sopranos actor James Gandolfini, who has died in Italy at the age of 51. "We lost a giant today. I am utterly heartbroken," his Sopranos co-star Lorraine Bracco ... read more »

Arnie is BACK!

Arnie is BACK!

Arnie: The Terminator is back 8:25 AM Friday Jun 14, 2013 EXPAND Arnold Schwarzenneger. The Terminator is back. Arnold Schwarzenegger says he will receive a script for Terminator 5 ... read more »

Bob Marley makes guest appearance in NZ film

Bob Marley's NZ film cameo: How did they do that? By Lydia Jenkin How did they get Bob Marley to make a cameo appearance in local movie Mt Zion? Lydia Jenkin reports. A still from documentary ... read more »

Matariki

Matariki

Matariki a time to give thanks to land, sea and sky By Morgan Tait 5:30 AM Thursday Jun 13, 2013 EXPAND Matariki celebrations bring lots of that ancient, traditional knowledge back to our ... read more »

Hitchcock films to screen at NZIFF 2013

Hitchcock films to screen at NZIFF 2013

The New Zealand International Film Festival has announced more additions to its 2013 programme including screenings of a 3D digital version of an Alfred Hitchcock film and its list of international ... read more »

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - Teaser Trailer

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - Teaser Trailer

The trailer for the second Hobbit movie has been released, giving the first good look at the dragon Smaug. Wellington-made The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will be released on December 13. The ... read more »

Johnny Sol in Romeo and Juliet - A love song

Johnny Sol in Romeo and Juliet - A love song

Check out the trailer with our very own Johnny Sol. Watch a star rise. ... read more »

Feedback from First Time on Set

Feedback from First Time on Set

First time on set? Read this wonderful feedback from one of our newbies: “Could you pass my sincere thanks to the director of the job for selecting me and giving me a wonderful and great ... read more »

Who's got talent - check out this dancing queen

Who's got talent - check out this dancing queen

“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,Love like you'll never be hurt,Sing like there's nobody listening,And live like it's heaven on earth.” ... read more »

Well done Jake!

Well done Jake!

One of our amazing talent, Jake Williams, has spent time and effort transforming his body from flab to fab. Here's the link to his inspiring video clip: ... read more »

WE LOVE OUR TALENT

WE LOVE OUR TALENT

To all our wonderful Talent, thank you for your continued professionalism and brilliance. Happy Valentines x ... read more »

Top of the lake Trailer

Top of the lake Trailer

I had the great honour of working on this production this time last year and it is going to be completely brilliant. check out the ... read more »

Go Girls is back and its GO GO GO

Go Girls is back and its GO GO GO

Go Girls series 5 - 13 x 1 hr TV Drama & Comedy (2013)TV2 (NZ)Distributor: All3Media International Go Girls is a series with heart - a contemporary fairy tale about a group of friends in their ... read more »

Make someone you know FAMOUS for Christmas

Make someone you know FAMOUS for Christmas

BGT is New Zealand's most established and trusted agency having supplied extras and talent to productions including The Hobbit, Shortland Street, Go Girls, Underbelly, Billy T, Shortland Street, ... read more »

Casting Now for SUPERCITY

Casting Now for SUPERCITY

ABOUT THE SHOWSUPER CITY is a six-part comedy series starring Madeleine Sami (Jaquie Brown Diaries & Sione’s Wedding) and directed by Taika Waititi (Boy & Eagle vs. Shark). Sami ... read more »

Extreme Make over - BASEMENT EDITION

Extreme Make over - BASEMENT EDITION

The Basement has come a long way, during the past five years the team behind this little theatre that could has struggled and strived to create a space for artists and audiences that is unlike any ... read more »

2013 Uni Shorts International Student Film Festival

2013 Uni Shorts International Student Film Festival

We are now calling for entries for the second annual Uni Shorts International Student Film Festival! Entry deadline is 30 November 2012 so enter now! This year's inaugural event held at Unitec ... read more »

Behind the scenes of the Hobbit

Behind the scenes of the Hobbit

Warner Bros Photos from The Hobbit: An UnexpectedJourney Zoom Behind-the-scenes images of The Hobbit with Peter Jackson working on the set. Film Film review: Diana VreelandIsn't it time we ... read more »

Do you want to be a reporter on the Erin Simpson Show

Do you want to be a reporter on the Erin Simpson Show

Do you want to be part of The Erin Simpson Show Team for 2013? We are on the hunt for reporters and entertainers across the country, if you think this sounds like you then follow the links below to ... read more »

BE IN TO WIN at BIG BOYS TOYS EXPO - ASB SHOWGROUNDS

BE IN TO WIN at BIG BOYS TOYS EXPO - ASB SHOWGROUNDS

9th 10th 11th November, ASB Showgrounds Come and Visit us at Big Boys Toys, Stand number 2002. We are updating current talent photos for free and signing up Fresh Faces at a special deal of $99.00 ... read more »

CHECK OUT LOUIS IN THE NEW SPEIGHTS AD

CHECK OUT LOUIS IN THE NEW SPEIGHTS AD

So pleased for him, a week in New York and then in Queenstown, you look amazing Louis!!! Got this gig after his first audition. You only need one lucky break!!! ... read more »

Westpac TVC-look out for all our BGT Extras!

Westpac TVC-look out for all our BGT Extras!

Seen the new Westpac TV commercial recently? Spot our featured extras: Jennifer Davy Katarina Lavender John Busson Satish Divakar Mary Eagleton Tara Wright Sian Forshaw Tim Butler And many, ... read more »

Happy 4th Birthday

Happy 4th Birthday

A big happy 4th birthday to Caroline who has worked in the accounts department and looked after all the payments of talent. Don't forget to Thank her next time you get paid so promptly. THANK YOU ... read more »

We're expanding offices (not our waistlines!)

We're expanding offices (not our waistlines!)

We're expanding offices (not our waistlines!)Due to continued growth over the past 12 months, we're expanding operations and have taken on additional premises. This will mean we have a lot more room ... read more »

BGT, TURNING ORDINARY PEOPLE INTO STARS!!!   By Ryan Taylor

BGT, TURNING ORDINARY PEOPLE INTO STARS!!! By Ryan Taylor

Year 3 & 4 students of room 9 at Woodlands Park Primary School are creating their own News Paper. The children were asked to interview an interesting family member and write an article to go in ... read more »

The Movie Poster for the HOBBIT

The Movie Poster for the HOBBIT

I can't believe that we are only a few weeks away from the screening for the Hobbit - Its so exciting. Roll on the 14th December2012 ... read more »

"Baby You're A Superstar". - See the article from Essentialmums.co.nz

For some parents toddler modelling or acting may conjure up images of controversial TV show Toddlers and Tiaras, for others the thought their tween or teen might star on a TV show, or ad campaign ... read more »

Two Little Boys Hits the NZ cinema

Two Little Boys Hits the NZ cinema

Check out the trailer - Our Talent loved working on this MOVIE REVIEW: Two Little Boys (R16). Starring Hamish Blake, Bret McKenzie; directed by Robert Sarkies; screenplay by Duncan and Robert ... read more »

The Hobbit - James Nesbit

The Hobbit - James Nesbit

THE WOMEN'S DWARF: James Nesbitt as dwarf Bofur. JOHN SELKIRK HANDSOME DWARF: James Nesbitt without his dwarf attire. Celebrities Sisters step up for PattinsonMoore 'to set the record straight'Tom ... read more »

Reuben makes it Big in the UK and beats Mike O'Hearn in Red or Black

Reuben makes it Big in the UK and beats Mike O'Hearn in Red or Black

Battle of the brains It’s brain vs brawn as the brand new series of Red or Black? gets off to a breath-taking start, complete with celeb spelling bees, gladiatorial head-to-heads and ... read more »

BGT extras on the job

BGT extras on the job

If something is shot in New Zealand then BGT has the chance to be in it and we usually are!!! ... read more »

Ben Boyce of Wanna ben avoids conviction

Ben Boyce of Wanna ben avoids conviction

Comedian avoids conviction over airport stunt By Edward Gay 2:38 PM Tuesday Jul 24, 2012 Email Print EXPAND TV3 comedian Ben Boyce has pleaded guilty to charges relating to an airport ... read more »

Athletes Foot TVC - check out all our Extras looking great

Athletes Foot TVC - check out all our Extras looking great

Around 50 of the talent in this ad are from BGT ... read more »

Hobbit Footage drives the crowd wild

Hobbit Footage drives the crowd wild

If reaction to The Hobbit footage at Comic-Con is any indication, Peter Jackson has another couple of blockbusters on his hands. The crowd attending Jackson's Hobbit preview at the fan convention in ... read more »

Jono and Ben - Check out all our Extras every Friday 10pm on TV3

Jono and Ben at Ten is a weekly late night comedy show from the people that brought you The Jono Project, Pulp Sport and WANNA-BEn. Hosted by Jono Pryor (The Jono Project/The Rock FM) and Ben Boyce ... read more »

Dwayne

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is coming to New Zealand to play Hercules

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been earning his fair share of attention in recent months thanks to his starring roles in Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, this summer’s G.I. Joe: ... read more »

James Cameron Snaps up more New Zealand Land

James Cameron Snaps up more New Zealand Land

Hollywoodfilm-maker James Cameron has snapped up more South Wairarapa farmland - extending his holdings in the area to more than 1100ha. The Canadian director of Titanicand Avatar was given the all ... read more »

The Hobbit confirmed for Comic-con 2012

The Hobbit confirmed for Comic-con 2012

With Comic-Con 2012 a mere matter of weeks away, announcements are starting to come through, including the confirmation that The Hobbit will feature at the event.The film’s Facebook page broke ... read more »

Hobbit world premiere set for Wellington

Hobbit world premiere set for Wellington

The first Hobbit film will premiere in Wellington. Photo / Supplied The world premiere for Peter Jackson's hyped first Hobbit film is set to be held in Wellington. The Hobbit: An Unexpected ... read more »

Spartacus cancellation a 'major blow' for Kiwi actors

Spartacus cancellation a 'major blow' for Kiwi actors

Spartacus cancellation a 'major blow' for Kiwi actors By Matthew Theunissen 5:12 PM Tuesday Jun 5, 2012 Email Print EXPAND Liam McIntyre portrays the title role in a scene from Spartacus: ... read more »

Make your friend famous - buy them the gift of FAME

Make your friend famous - buy them the gift of FAME

BGT is New Zealand's most established and trusted agency having supplied extras and talent to productions including The Hobbit, Shortland Street, Go Girls, Underbelly, Billy T, Shortland Street, ... read more »

Is it an emergency

Is it an emergency

Contacting us Please remember we all receive a high volume of calls. If your call is not urgent only phone during office hours.i.e. 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday. Checking in protocol We do ... read more »

Shortland Street 20 years

Shortland Street 20 years

We love being part of the show Started 25 May 1992 Genre Serial Drama Network TV2 Schedule 7pm Weeknights TV2 Contact ... read more »

A day on set as an Extra

A good video to watch to get a great understand of what goes on to get an Extra on set ... read more »

Top of the Lake - Jane Campion

Top of the Lake - Jane Campion

Top of the Lake starts shooting in February Upcoming mini-series Top of the Lake, produced by Emile Sherman and Iain Canning of See-Saw Films (The King’s Speech, Shame) and Philippa Campbell of ... read more »

And the winners are....................

And the winners are....................

Click here to see our BGT Awards Winners for 2011 ... read more »

ACTORS AGENTS ASSOCIATION

Actors Agents Association of New Zealand is a democratic association working for the benefit of all New Zealand actors and agents. The association has a close liaison with Actors Equity and a ... read more »

Check us out on IMDB

Check us out on IMDB

Please view our Feature Film and TV Drama credit list provided by IMDB click here. ... read more »

BGT Kids is launched

We now have our own childrens division. If you are aged between 0-15 then BGT kids is for you. Over the years we have supplied children to a number of different productions including Bridge to ... read more »

Check out Taika Tait in 'Treasures'

The lovely Taika Tait scored a fantastic role in the new treasures TVC. Check him out at the link below. Treasures All Blacks TVC ... read more »

A first look at the Hobbit dwarves

A first look at the Hobbit dwarves

These are dwarves you wouldn't want to mess with - the first glimpse at some of the 13 dwarves from Sir Peter Jackson's The Hobbit, being shot in Wellington, has been revealed today. The image (click ... read more »

JUST JUICE SUMMER

Check out Background Talent's fab actors in this ad. Sue Buglass in her hammer pants blowing bubbles Reuben Smith playing swing ball with his dad and Dave Meur on the slip and slide Awesome job ... read more »

Liam Mcintyre is the new Spartacus

Liam Mcintyre is the new Spartacus

He’s Spartacus! Australian actor Liam McIntyre will take over the role as the fierce Thracian warrior in Starz’ cult hit series. The decision comes after a lengthy and difficult process ... read more »

Dr Who comes to visit BGT

Dr Who comes to visit BGT

The wonderful Sylvester Mc Coy, Sophie Aldred and Paul McGann all came over to have a chat with us when we were at the ARMAGEDON EXPO. What a lovely group of actors. ... read more »

Jonny Fairplay of Survivor Fame has joined the BGT Team

Jonny Fairplay of Survivor Fame has joined the BGT Team

If you are looking to book the bad guy from Survivor Pearl Islands contact sarah@bgt.nz ... read more »

The Insatiable Moon Trailer

The Insatiable Moon Trailer

We supplied all the extras EXCLUSIVELY to this wonderful kiwi film. Well done to all our BGT extras. ... read more »

POWER RANGERS

POWER RANGERS

Power Rangers Having been the exclusive provider for Extras for Power Rangers for the last four years we are so happy to have a new season starting soon We are looking for men and woman aged between ... read more »

GO GIRLS - Season 4

GO GIRLS - Season 4

Go Girls is a sexy, funny, romantic series about three women, with very big dreams, all seen through the eyes of their other best mate, Kevin. Their mate Kevin admires their pluck, but to be honest, ... read more »

Air NZ safety Video - well done to all who participated

Air NZ safety Video - well done to all who participated

We filled the plane with Rugby fans and then convinced dear Betty to streak down the plane and now Air NZ has the best safety video ever. Its amazing. ... read more »