“The Background Performers” is a film about a group of movie extras that decide they have the state of the art cameras, lights, and production equipment within their reach. Literally. They concoct a plan to snatch the items and carve their own path.
Production title: “The Background Performers”
Writer/Producer: Hugo Lunny
Format: Feature film
Synopsis: “The Background Performers” follows a group of movie extras who are tired of being overlooked and underpaid in the film industry. Desperate to make their own mark, they hatch a daring plan to steal the film production equipment and cameras they’ve been working with, with the goal of creating their own films.
As they delve deeper into their scheme, tensions rise among the group, and they must navigate both internal conflicts and external threats in order to pull off the heist. With their newfound freedom to create, they discover that the path to success is not as easy as they had hoped and they must confront the realities of the industry they sought to defy.
Their situation becomes more dangerous and they must decide how far they’re willing to go to achieve their dreams.
Logline: Movie extras hatch a plot to steal the production’s equipment from under their noses in order to make their own films.
Tagline: Everyone on set claims they want to do something bigger, but do they really?