Jim Bloom's career in the movie and entertainment industries began when he worked with George Lucas on "American Graffiti". Soon after he became an assistant director working alongside many noted filmmakers including Francis Ford Coppola on "The Conversation", Robert Altman on "Thieves Like Us", Sam Peckinpah on "The Killer Elite", Steven ... See full bio »

Holiday Streaming

Check out streaming holiday favorites and binge-worthy classics in our Holiday Streaming guide.

Visit the Holiday Streaming guide

On Amazon Video

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Jim Bloom's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Close Encounters of the Third Kind Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1977)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Invasion of the Body Snatchers Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1978)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (9 credits)
 1978 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (first assistant director)
 1978 Corvette Summer (assistant director)
 1978 Coming Home (second assistant director - as James Bloom)
 1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (second assistant director)
 1976 Bound for Glory (second assistant director - as James Bloom)
 1976 Farewell to Manzanar (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1975 The Killer Elite (second assistant director)
 1975 The Four Deuces (first assistant director)
 1973-1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) (dga trainee - 46 episodes)
- Solitaire (1975) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
- Labyrinth (1975) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
- Asylum (1975) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
- River of Fear (1975) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
- The Programming of Charlie Blake (1975) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Location management (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
Edit

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

James Bloom

Message Boards

Discuss Jim Bloom on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page