Casting Services

Background Casting Services

The casting agencies listed below offer Background casting services within the San Diego Background Zone to Producers who have signed the SAG-AFTRA agreement. This list is provided only as an accommodation to the Professional Background performer. These agencies are not franchised nor sanctioned by SAG-AFTRA, and SAG-AFTRA makes no representations regarding the quality of services provided by such agencies. These agencies are not allowed to charge SAG-AFTRA members any fees to register with them. They may charge a small one-time set-up fee for non-members ($20-25). These agencies should never require you to take classes from them as a condition of being cast.


Background San Diego

4705 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 974-8970 Please check the SAG Hotline for details of their monthly open calls. At the open call, bring a current photo, a pen, a photocopy of your social security card, and a copy of your resume, if you have one.

Tina Real Casting

3108 Fifth Avenue, Suite C
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 298-0544
(619) 298-1766 Hotline
Please call for specific registration days and instructions. Industry standard 3 X 5 vertical color photo (head to waist). Do not buy any photos without contacting her first.

Shannon Hampton Casting

Mail submissions to:
PO Box 900915
San Diego, CA 92190
(619) 582-4632
Please, no appointments or phone calls. Send headshots or pictures pasted to 81/2 X 11 paper with all your details, including phone numbers and address.