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TERRY BAMBER (BEHIND THE SCENES)

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2007-07-31
Production manager on all six James Bond films between 1997 and 2012

Terry Bamber is a prolific veteran in the movie industry with a career in film and television spanning more than 40 years.

Terry has a vast range of skills and a legendary reputation of having worked on some of the finest movies ever made. A professional and a gentleman in every way.

Terry is considered one of the UK's leading production managers, working as 2nd unit production manager on the last six Bond films as well as many of the world's most well-known blockbusters.

Terry Bamber's film credits include:

1974: The Man with the Golden Gun (Production runner)
1997: Tomorrow Never Dies (Location production manager)
1999: The World Is Not Enough (2nd unit production manager)
2000: I Dreamed of Africa (Unit production manager)
2001: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (1st assistant director: 2nd unit)
2002: Die Another Day (2nd unit production manager)
2003: Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2nd unit production manager)
2004: Thunderbirds (1st assistant director: second unit)
2005: Doom (1st assistant director: second unit)
2005: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1st assistant director: second unit)
2006: Casino Royale (Production manager: second unit)
2008: Quantum of Solace (Production manager: second unit)
2008: City of Ember (Production manager)
2010: Gulliver's Travels (1st assistant director: second unit)
2011: Ra.One (assistant director)
2012: Skyfall (assistant director: splinter unit)
2013: World War Z (local production manager)

I have met Terry a few times over the years. He is hilariously fun to be around and a very friendly guy.

In 2012, I interviewed him for the FSWL website, read my interview with Terry Bamber.

Photos below:
(top) Terry Bamber at Pinewood Studios in 2007. © Ajay Chowdhury. All rights reserved.

(bottom) Me with Terry and his wife at Pinewood Studios in 2008. © From Sweden with Love

This text was published by Anders Frejdh in January 2012.
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