Author Page For: Susan Gittins

Profile:
Longtime mainstream media (MSM) journalist and author Susan Gittins began writing about and photographing Vancouver’s many film and TV location shoots in the summer of 2010 after the Winter Olympics put the city and its beauty on the world stage. Movies and TV series often showcase the Vancouver area in similar fashion. Vancouver is Awesome commissioned her YVRShoots series in the fall of 2010 and it ran regularly for three years. She launched her own daily YVRShoots blog in the spring of 2012.
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NEW MOVIE: A SCORE TO SETTLE With Nicolas Cage Starts Filming July 3rd in Kelowna

Update: A Score to Settle starts a little later. Originally reported June 24th start date. Will be July 3rd start date. Remember when Nicolas Cage was spotted in Osoyoos in late 2016? Cage is filming a movie in Kelowna called A Score to Settle. What’s it about?: Mobster Frank Caver (Nicolas Cage) is released from [...]

LOCATION: DESCENDANTS 3 with Dove Cameron in North Vancouver’s Lynn Canyon Today, Thursday & Friday Overnight

Updated: June 9th. Descendants 3 overnight Friday shoot cancelled because of cast illness. Will rechedule. @yvrshoots @WhatsFilming I went to the Descendants set today to see if they were filming and it turns out that one of the cast members got sick so they will come back to film there in a few weeks. pic.twitter.com/O673db8YDV [...]

LOCATION: Asian Rom-Com ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE With Ali Wong & Randall Park at Vancouver’s Biltmore Cabaret

Magnificent hair. Netflix romcom Always Be My Maybe is at Vancouver’s Biltmore Cabaret for the second day today. What’s it about? Two childhood sweethearts are in vastly different socioeconomic situations when they reconnect as adults. Sasha (Ali Wong) is a celebrity chef in a San Francisco restaurant while Marcus (Randall Park) is a musician who [...]

NEW MOVIE: Bron’s NEEDLE IN A TIMESTACK Casts Orlando Bloom, Freida Pinto, Leslie Odon Jr. and Cynthia Erivo

  Orlando Bloom is coming to Vancouver. To film Bron Studios’ Needle in a Timestack. Along with Freida Pinto, Leslie Odon Jr. and Cynthia Erivo (who shot Bad Times at the El Royale here). What’s it about? A couple try to hold onto their marriage in a world where time travel is possible — meaning [...]

LEO AWARDS: VAN HELSING is Drama Series Nominee. Christopher Heyerdahl, Aleks Paunovic & Jonathan Scarfe Nominees.

Leo Awards Update: Christopher Heyerdahl wins Leo for his lead performance. Van Helsing is an American series, like most of the other Dramatic Series nominees in this year’s Leo Awards. But it has a lot of Vancouver content. Producers. Performers. Directors. Screenwriters. Stunt Coordinator. Cinematographer. Casting. Costumes. Makeup. Hairstyling. Van Helsing went into the Leo [...]

LEO AWARDS: Gala With Stunt Coordination Nominees ARROW, PRISON BREAK, SUPERNATURAL, THE 100 & VAN HELSING

Leo Awards Best Stunt Coordination Nominees Prison Break – WINNER Lauro Chartrand Season 5 Premiere — Ogygia Lauro Chartrand wins Best Stunt Coordination in a Dramatic Series – Prison Break: Ogygia #LeoAwards18 — Leo Awards (@leoawards) June 4, 2018 Arrow Curtis Braconnier, Eli Zagoudakis Season 6 Premiere — Fallout Big fight on Georgia Viaduct. Supernatural [...]

LOCATION: Disney’s DESCENDANTS 3 Villain Kids at Britannia Beach Mine Museum in BC

Britannia Mine Museum. Updated: Disney musical Descendants 3 filmed at the Britannia Beach Mine Museum south of Squamish last week. Kids on a school field trip to the Britannia Mine Museum got to see #Descendants3 sets in the tunnel & Mal herself — Dove Cameron.#D3Deets: https://t.co/tnzNJFw2mH Disney image. pic.twitter.com/Ssi3puEfCT — YVRShoots (@yvrshoots) June 2, 2018 [...]

LEO AWARDS: Night Two With Cinematography Nominees RIVERDALE, ARROW, CHESAPEAKE SHORES & VAN HELSING

Updated: Leo Awards Best Cinematography Nominees WINNER – Riverdale Brendan Uegama House of the Devil Congratulations @brendanuegama for winning Best Cinematography in a Dramatic Series – Riverdale: House of the Devil #LeoAwards18 — Leo Awards (@leoawards) June 3, 2018   Arrow Corey Robson Who are You? Chesapeake Shores Brian Johnson All Our Yesterdays Van Helsing [...]

LEO AWARDS: Night Two With Picture Editing Nominees DIRK GENTLY, TRAVELERES & VAN HELSING

Updated: Leo Awards Best Picture EditingNominees WINNER: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Darren Tucker, Allan Lee Little Guy Black Hair First winners of the evening: Darren Tucker & Allan Lee win best Picture Editing in a Dramatic Series – Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency: Little Guy, Black Hair #LeoAwards18 — Leo Awards (@leoawards) June 3, [...]

NEW SERIES: SNOWPIERCER With Daveed Diggs & Jennifer Connelly to Start Filming August 20th in Vancouver

Fight your way to the front. TNT ‘s Snowpiercer series is expected to start filming a little later than earlier reported under new showrunner Graeme Manson (Orphan Black), who replaces Josh Friedman. Filming dates: August 20th to December 22nd. Inspired by Bong Joon Ho’s futuristic 2013 thriller with Chris Evans, the 10-episode series takes place seven [...]

START: LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Season 4 With Caity Lotz Starts Filming July 5th in Vancouver

Legends of Tomorrow season 4. Filming from: July 5th to January 24th, 2019. Cast: Caity Lotz, Brandon Routh, Dominic Purcell, Matt Ryan, Nick Zano, Jes Macallan, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Tala Ashe, Courtney Ford. Victor Garber, Wentworth Miller and Franz Drameh already departed and now Keiynan Lonsdale won’t be back as a series regular either. Love you [...]