A lot can happen in 10 years. I had an idea to jot down some of the wonderful things that happened to James in the last decade.... In no particular order, James: Co-created the wonderful Jade Met his two brothers for the first time Celebrated his 10th wedding anniversary Had two hip replacement surgeries Designed... Continue Reading →
SDCC 2019! Who Needs Sleep?
No time to rest for Bam. After a long night shoot that went into the early hours of the morning, Arrow Producer/Director James Bamford flew down to join many of the cast of Arrow at San Diego Comic Con. James participated in the Comic Con panel and did press interviews. I'll post links to the... Continue Reading →
James Chats Stargate Stunts With Chris Judge and David Read from Stargate Command
Recently, Stargate Command's David Read and Stargate SG1's Christopher Judge caught up with James for the Dialing Home interview series available on the Stargate Command website. James is well-known to Stargate fans worldwide as Stunt Co-ordinator of SGA & SGU & Fight Co-ordinator on the final few seasons of SG1. Firstly, James gave me and... Continue Reading →
Happy Birthday Tavia!
Wishing James' eldest daughter, the beautiful and super smart Tavia, a very happy birthday. https://www.instagram.com/p/BS7IUn3gs04/?taken-by=james2bambamford
Happy Birthday James!
Wishing Arrow Producer/Director James Bamford the happiest of birthdays! He'll be celebrating on set with the cast and crew of Arrow. Send birthday wishes in the comments below or drop by Twitter or Instagram to give him your best wishes directly.
James Bamford, Director Part 2: Bold Choices, Awesome Action
There's so much more going on than what the audience sees on screen and the choices Directors such as James make, enhance any given scene. Bold ChoicesThere has been much discussion over James Bamford's use of a handheld camera in shooting fight sequences. Handheld cameras helps to connect the viewer to the fight, highlight the... Continue Reading →
Happy 3rd Birthday Jade!
Time is flying by. It doesn't seem that long ago that James was sharing photos of his newborn baby girl, Jade. Today she's 3 years old with a smile that lights up the room. https://www.instagram.com/p/kIBY15loEH/?taken-by=james2bambamford&hl=en Wishing you an awesome birthday with lots of surprises, Miss Jade. Wish Jade a Happy Birthday via Twitter: @JamesBamford... Continue Reading →
First Easter Egg from Arrow Season 5 Premiere
James Bamford, Director of the first two episodes of Season 5, shared with me the first Easter Egg from these episodes. There are in fact many Easter Eggs in Legacy and The Recruits, so the episodes might require numerous viewings to "catch them all". Fans were delighted to see some of the results of his... Continue Reading →
That’s a wrap on Season 4
It's been a huge season for James. In addition to directing 2 episodes, he has choreographed some of the biggest stunt sequences we've seen on the show. Remember all the way back to episode 402 The Candidate - the opening fight sequence on multiple levels that included a zipline by Black Canary, fired from Green... Continue Reading →
Code of Silence airs today!
Wishing James all the best for today's airing of Arrow - Code of Silence. I'm so excited to see it. I've been busy creating content to share via social media and connecting with fan groups of the guest stars. It's been quite successful. The buzz around the episode is amazing. Thanks to everyone for their... Continue Reading →