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 →
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 →
From the Arrow Production Office: https://twitter.com/arrowprodoffice/status/763938314034384896
Wishing Arrow Director James Bamford all the best for episodes 501 and 502, which start filming today in Vancouver. Arrow's lead Stephen Amell explained via Facebook they are filming crossboard, which means the episodes are not filmed separately. It's a task requiring great organisation and preparation. Fortunately Arrow have the best director for this job.... Continue Reading →
It's a well deserved win for JJ Makaro, James Bamford, Eli Zagoudakis and Curtis Braconnier in the Arrow Stunt Department as they won Best Stunt Co-ordination in a Dramatic Series at the Leo Awards last night. https://twitter.com/leoawards/status/739295669806997505 James gave credit to Eli and Curtis for their incredible work on Brotherhood, the episode James directed. "I... Continue Reading →
Follow the hashtag #LeoAwards16 for up to date news on the winners and photos from the awards show and red carpet. The Celebration Awards on Saturday kicks off with Reception at 5pm at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver, with the Awards Show from 7:30pm. James is nominated with JJ Makaro, Eli Zagoudakis and Curtis Braconnier... Continue Reading →
The Leo Awards continue this weekend, and James has been nominated in two categories, for Best Direction in a Dramatic Series for Brotherhood and for Best Stunt Co-ordination in a Dramatic Series along with JJ Makaro, Eli Zagoudakis and Curtis Braconnier for the same episode. Also nominated is Emily Bett Rickards for Best Lead Performance... Continue Reading →
James shared a photo from the office of the Arrow Season 3 stunt department nameplates. Follow @james2bambamford on Instagram to see the photo (it's a private account). Stunt Co-ordinator - JJ Makaro Fight Co-ordinator - James 'BamBam' Bamford Stunt Dept Co-ordinator - Colin Decker On Set Stunt Co-ordinator - Eli Zagoudakis Thanks for sharing James!