Today we say goodbye to Arrow. It's been an amazing journey for James. From training Stephen, to choreographing some of the most ambitious stunt sequences on television then knocking it out of the park as Director and Producer. James has put his mark on the show more than anyone and his fans appreciate the hard... Continue Reading →
Over the past week, Bam has been sharing some stunt rehearsal videos. It's a great opportunity to see him at work. Enjoy! https://www.instagram.com/p/B3wE9n3A84o/?igshid=zvqiogjsfs9j https://www.instagram.com/p/B3v0L9PA6va/?igshid=1nnaod1ce4dht For more photos and videos, check out james2bambamford.
One of the most ambitious, action-heavy episodes of Arrow to date was recognised with a Leo Award to Eli Zagoudakis and Jeffrey Robinson for Best Stunt Co-ordination for The Slabside Redemption, directed by James Bamford. https://twitter.com/stuntscanada/status/1135225175098548224?s=21 https://www.instagram.com/p/ByNn87mBlWf/?igshid=f0jq3flwx3gt Amidst rioting inmates and with Ricardo Diaz targeting him for death, Oliver must protect the guards and defeat... Continue Reading →
With trick arrows, dynamic fight sequences, thrilling explosions, ziplines and parkour, Arrow stunts have entertained us for six seasons with actors and stunt performers bring the characters to life on screen through their dramatic and action performances. James Bamford has had a hand in that through his exciting choreography and now with his dynamic direction.... Continue Reading →
The hard work by the Arrow stunt department in Season 5 was rewarded with 2 nominations at the UBCP/ACTRA Awards. Fight choreographer, Curtis Braconnier, was nominated for Best Stunt for the season premiere, Legacy, directed by James Bamford. The episode featured the brilliant "Blue Fight", my favourite fight sequence in the season. https://youtu.be/FmLCDzCSS2s Stunt Co-ordinator... Continue Reading →
The following video was shared by James Mattagne from rehearsal today. You can hear James directing: https://twitter.com/mattagnejames/status/886045537731923968
Incredible stunts on superhero TV shows, such as Arrow, have captured the attention of television viewers. These productions are achieving incredibly high quality stunts on a much smaller budget and timeframe than their movie counterparts and raising the bar for what we see on television. James was interviewed for a recent Variety article on Superhero... Continue Reading →
I've been catching up on the full Arrow Panel from San Diego Comic-Con and one of the funniest moments is when Stephen and John share James' reactions when John adds extra flourishes in fight sequences. Coming from a dance background it's natural for John to bounce and add extra hand movements, which are not appropriate... Continue Reading →