Background Casting


Delman Global Entertainment casting system is one of the most widely used software systems in procuring, screening and managing background talent. The system, an early prototype of which went online in early 1998, provides state-of-the-art software talent management for some of the biggest entertainment companies in the world.


Online Background Talent Registration

Online registration is available through – please follow the registration form posted below each casting notice under “Currently Casting” menu.


In-Person Background Talent Registration

Registration has been reopened for Non-Union talent only for
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30am to 1:30pm

We are not having open registration of SAG/AFTRA talent at this time.

Delman Casting, Inc. is a full service casting company specializing in extras casting. We take on SAG, AFTRA, and non-union projects. We have projects in production including the hot television series Grey’s Anatomy as well as feature films and commercials. With the exception of holidays and the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day, we hold year round registration. We do NOT accept mailed submissions and will not ask anyone who lives farther than 100 miles to work on any of our sets.

MANDATORY: Everyone must come with two forms of ID in order to register with Delman Casting. Production requires I-9s for all people who work on set and two forms of ID are needed to fill out an I-9 form. There cannot be any exceptions to this rule. Click on this LINK for I-9 INSTRUCTIONS for what constitutes legal identification. (NOTE: Do not Pre-fill out the I-9 before getting to the office; we will have I-9s available for you to fill out.)

All documents must be unexpired and physically present. If you do not have proper I-9 identification, you will be turned away from registration.


We are conveniently located at heart of Beverly Hills, CA.


Bring two forms of ID, including one picture ID. (See the link above for proper I-9 identification; the examples do not have all the IDs that can be used.)

EXAMPLES of Acceptable forms of ID are:

Passport (A valid US passport is acceptable as two forms of ID)
Birth Certificate
Social Security Card / INS Employment Authorization Card
Driver’s License
Alien Registration Card/ Permanent Resident Card (acceptable as two forms of ID)

This Acceptable ID List is not comprehensive; please see this LINK for I-9 INSTRUCTIONS for proper documentation. (Again, Do not Pre-fill out the I-9 before getting to the office; we will have I-9s available for you to fill out.)

PLEASE BRING A HARDCOPY PHOTOGRAPH such as a headshot or a 4×6 photo of yourself. ANY printed picture or hardcopy photo that is a current representation of you will work; even a business card with your picture is sufficient. In addition, at the Delman Casting office, we will take a digital photo that will be put into our computer database. This photo will be the one that is used for submissions for work, so please come in looking your best. For men we suggest a suit or shirt and tie. For women we suggest corporate casual attire. For young adults we suggest a casual outfit without logos, patterns or anything too bright. We want to make your submission photo the best we can because you never get a second chance to make a first impression!

Please note that we do not accept e-mailed or digital photos for our internal database for either registration or updates.