Where can I train to be a stuntman?

Where can I train to be a stuntman?

Stunt training academies offer seminars and courses on how to perform various stunts. The International Stunt School in Seattle, Washington, or the London Stunt School in London, England, would give you some good field experience.

How do I get into stunts?

Aside from learning a martial art, there are lots of courses and sports you can take that will help you along your path:

  1. precision/stunt driving course.
  2. parkour lessons.
  3. motorcycle license.
  4. rock climbing.
  5. gymnastics.
  6. diving (both the SCUBA and the flipping-in-the-air variety)
  7. trampoline class.
  8. circus school.

How do I become a stuntman?

Stunt work is hard to come by. Though no formal education is required to work as a stuntman, to apply for a job you must be a union member of either the Screen Actors Guild or the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. These major film unions dictate who can work on what films.

What is the best stunt school in the world?

The Industry Recommended Stunt Training Program Since 2008, L.A. Stunts has been the recognized industry leader in comprehensive professional stunt training for film and television.

Are stunt doubles paid well?

The salaries of Stunt Doubles in the US range from $10,321 to $260,665 , with a median salary of $46,845 . The middle 57% of Stunt Doubles makes between $46,845 and $118,085, with the top 86% making $260,665.

What movies have stuntmen died in?

The fatal accident occurred on O’Connor’s second take of the stunt; his first take was successful and can be seen in the 2002 film.

  • Top Gun. Movieclips Classic Trailers.
  • The Expendables 2. Lionsgate Movies.
  • Exit Wounds.
  • Deadpool 2.
  • Red Cliff.
  • The Right Stuff.
  • Vampire In Brooklyn.
  • The Sword and the Sorcerer.

How long is stunt training?

“Training can take anything from three to 10 years and most people have to hold down another job to pay their way,” says Millham.

How do I start a stunt job?

The same way you approach a possible talent agent or manager is how you should approach a stunt coordinator.

  1. Contact the stunt coordinator with your headshot, resume, and cover letter.
  2. Have your existing manager or talent agent give you a referral.
  3. Attend stunt gym classes.
  4. Get a reference from another stunt person.

What is a utility stunt?

Utility stunts are things like being set on fire or falling off buildings, as opposed to combat or driving.

Who is Tom Cruise’s double?

Casey O’Neill is Cruise’s stunt double and takes over for the actor when something becomes a bit too risky for the veteran star to attempt.

Where can I find stunt performers in Canada?

Welcome to StuntList, a list of world-class stunt performers living, working or looking for work in Canada. StuntList is your best way to find work in Hollywood North: Toronto, Vancouver BC, Montreal, Calgary, Ottawa, Edmonton, Winnipeg and more. Do you want to know more about how to get into stunts? Click Here!

Why choose US for stunt training?

We offer stunt training catered for those looking to enter the world of stunt performing for film and television or for those looking to expand their current set of skills and improve their general knowledge of the business and industry.

What is stuntstuntlist?

StuntList is an invaluable hiring tool for Stunt Coordinators when selecting doubles, ND performers, stunt actors and stunt crew. Register or log in to view industry-specific content.

What does it take to become a stunt performer?

The stunt performing business is an exciting and rewarding career, however it can take many years of dedication and networking in order to succeed in this industry. Training consists of traditional martial arts, gymnastics, parkour, and stunt specific skills which are listed in more detail below.

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