Tuesday, April 22, 2008

costume fitting and filming

I wrote a few posts ago that I was going to be an extra in this movie. Almost two weeks ago I went to have my costume fitting. I was fitted for two costumes - one from the early 80s and one from the late 80s = NICE! Believe me I didn't get off too badly, I had seen some interesting costumes in the wardrobe department!

So this Thursday is now the first day I have to go and film, there are two full days filming altogether, the next is at the end of May and this first day will be in the city.

I will be taking a book (The White Gardenia), my Nintendo DS and my iPod as I imagine there will be a lot of waiting around. I also have to wear heels! Shock. Horror. I don't normally do heels. They tried to give me these really high ones and I was like - 'I don't normally wear heels can we go a little lower please' - they obliged thank goodness and I will be taking a pair of thongs (Flip-Flops) for in between.

Apparently you get fed well so that's good, I am excited to see how it all works and to be part of this adventure - I imagine though at the same time it will be quite boring at times. I have to get there to have makeup and hair done before filming starts at 7AM! I don't think I am going to finish until quite late at night either! Oh well, we shall see how it goes. Unfortunately I can't take photos or video so I can't do my own little document 'a day in the life of an extra', it would have probably been boring anyway!

Will let you know how it goes!

10 comments:

Priscilla said...

That sounds interesting. I've never done anything like that before!

Nixter said...

I will let you know how it goes Priscilla :)

kristina said...

It is an adventure. Good luck.

sophg said...

Early AND late 80s - wow I had no idea the fashion was that nuanced! That's really cool.

There was an advertisement filmed on my parents' street last week - they started at 6AM! CRAZY!

Nixter said...

Soph, I am expecting a similar start - I am going to be a nightmare getting up and they don't tell you until the day before!

Should be fun but tiring.

Christine said...

this is so exciting Nix - what an experience. I better get your autograph now before you start charging :)

Nixter said...

What do you mean 'before' I start charging? ;P

Christine said...

nice try Nix

Tracy said...

Wowie zowie. You are going to be famous! You will have to really keep us all posted about when the film comes out.

Ruth said...

YOu are so fun. I think it's also really cool you have a Nintendo DS!!

Did the filming go well??