Arrow returned to our screens last week for its seventh season, with Inmate 4587 directed by James Bamford. Cast and crew received an avalanche of positive comments and hope for the season ahead in response to the strong opening for the season. Several scenes captured the attention of fans and critics around the globe. One... Continue Reading →
Spoiler TV revealed the titles for episodes 706-709 of Arrow today. Directed by James Bamford, episode 707 is The Slabside Redemption, a nod to the film, The Shawshank Redemption. Shawshank is a film of hope and not accepting your fate. Andy Dufresne worked for 17 years secretly tunnelling and planning his escape, while helping his... Continue Reading →
On Thursday, James shared a photo from set announcing it was the first day of filming for the Arrow part of the crossover, Elseworlds. https://www.instagram.com/p/BozVc8EDDJ3/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=d4q9whxbl7zr It sounds like it went well as he finished the day praising the cast and crew for their efforts. https://twitter.com/jamesbamford/status/1050661375121342464?s=21 Other reactions from the cast: https://twitter.com/stephenamell/status/1050628994586931200?s=21 https://twitter.com/stephenamell/status/1050651683322191872?s=21 https://twitter.com/david_ramsey/status/1050665384045494272?s=21 https://twitter.com/echok/status/1050468189350518784?s=21 Repost... Continue Reading →
Arrow showrunner, Beth Schwartz, shared the title pages for episodes 5, 6 and 7 of the 7th season, revealing James Bamford as the Director of the episode that wrapped last week. https://twitter.com/schwartzapprovd/status/1046873352357335040?s=21 The episode title has been deemed too spoilery to be revealed and is written by Jill Blankenship and Rebecca Bellotto. Recently, Stephen Amell... Continue Reading →
Arrow Producer/Director, James Bamford, was recently named Arrow fans' "Favourite Director" in the Green Arrow TV Awards for Season 6. Bam won with 48% of the vote for his work on 4 episodes (Fallout, Crisis on Earth-X Part 2, Divided & Life Sentence). It is his second win in 3 years in the category. Gregory... Continue Reading →
In a recent interview with EW about the upcoming 7th season of Arrow, show runner Beth Schwartz had high praise for the shower fight scene from the premiere, Inmate 4587. Yeah, James Bamford, who directed the [premiere], just killed that fight sequence. It was very ambitious and worked really hard on, and it came out... Continue Reading →
One more sleep before my big Vancouver/New York trip (plus Heroes & Villains Fanfest New Jersey) and I'm excited. Hopefully I'll be able to see Arrow filming on location if I'm lucky. I might even be able to catch up with this guy.... Enjoy the picspam!
One of James' early work experiences before stunt work was as a Juvenile Corrections Officer. This experience has been handy while filming Season 7 of Arrow and Oliver Queen's incarceration. In an interview with press at Comic-Con in San Diego, James, who directed the first episode of the season, "Inmate 4587", shared that he acted... Continue Reading →