James Bamford


Arrow Season 7: Title Writers and Director of the Season Premiere

Arrow Season 7: Title, Writers, and Director of the Season Premiere

She posted the below photo showing the original Arrow Pop! Vinyl figure standing in front of a copy of the season premiere script.Episode #701 will be titled 'Inmate 4587' and is written by Schwartz and Oscar Balderrama and directed by James Bamford All three of these people have been with the series for a very long[...]

Arrow Season 6: Behind-the-Scenes Look at Dark Arrow vs. Team Arrow

Arrow Season 6: Behind-the-Scenes Look at Dark Arrow vs. Team Arrow

All Rights Reserved[/caption]This part was directed by James Bamford, who has been the stunt coordinator for Arrow since season one and in the last few years started to direct And where the other series tend to do a lot of CGI, Bamford is a practical stunt person — so when you see someone going flying[...]

Arrow Season 6 Premiere Title Revealed

Arrow Season 6 Premiere Title Revealed

The episode is written by Guggenheim and co-showrunner Wendy Mericle while it's being directed by their stunt coordinator James Bamford.The season ended on a big cliff hanger with Oliver and his son William on a boat just after Adrian Chase / Prometheus killed himself, triggering the large number of bombs that he planted all around[...]

James Bamford Breaksdown The Stunts In His Second Directorial Effort

James Bamford Breaksdown The Stunts In His Second Directorial Effort

In his second Arrow episode as director, James "Bam Bam" Bamford made another one of the biggest action episodes which is kind of expected from a guy who is usually the stunt coordinator. The story pitted Team Arrow against the Demolition Team and involved a lot of explosions and debris along with a copious amount […]

The Multi-Level Stunts Of Arrow

The Multi-Level Stunts Of Arrow

Stunt Coordinator James Bamford walks us through one of the biggest stunts scenes of the new season so far from the Arrow episode The Candidate This was one of the first scenes featuring the new version of Team Arrow with Green Arrow, Speedy, Black Canary and the code name-less John Diggle This scene combined fighting,[...]

Deleted Action Scenes From Arrow Season 3

Deleted Action Scenes From Arrow Season 3

Stunt coordinator James "Bam Bam" Bamford shows us a number of deleted action scenes that he and his team had put together for Arrow season 3 but were cut. Some got so far as being filmed while others were just planned out. Bamford and his stunt team continue to receive high praise for their work […]

Arrow &#8211 Stunts: Wildcat Vs Brick

Arrow – Stunts: Wildcat Vs Brick

The CW has released their latest Arrow — Stunts video, this time featuring the fight between Ted Grant / Wildcat and Danny "Brick" Brickwell. In the video stunt coordinator James "Bam Bam" Bamford talks about setting up the shots and the different fighting styles of the two characters. Also he tells us why the fight […]

Arrow Stunt Series &#8211 Canary / Arsenal Team-Up

Arrow Stunt Series – Canary / Arsenal Team-Up

The CW has released the latest Arrow Stunt Series video, this time focusing on the Canary / Arsenal team-up. It's interesting to see how a stun coordinator has to work the particular characters fighting style… or lack there of.. into a scene. The fights have to stay in character. Arrow returns March 18th on the […]

Arrow Stunts &#8211 The Two Shot Challenge

Arrow Stunts – The Two Shot Challenge

The CW is continuing their behind the scenes look at the stunts done on Arrow as stunt coordinator James Bamford walks us through a fight between Malcolm Merlyn (John Barrowman) and Thea Queen (WIlla Holland) that they needed to film in only two takes.Arrow returns to the CW on March 18th.[youtube]http://youtu.be/7ktdUrys4x8[/youtube][...]

An In-depth Look At The Fight Between Oliver Queen And Ras al Ghul

An In-depth Look At The Fight Between Oliver Queen And Ra's al Ghul

The CW has released another behind the scenes look at the stunts for Arrow narrated by stunt coordinator James Bamford This time we look at the fight between Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) and Ra's al Ghul (Matt Nable) It's impressive just how much of that scene was actually Amell doing the fighting in the cold and[...]