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.
Posts by Susan Gittins:

FINALE: RIVERDALE Season Finale Teaser with #Varchie (KJ Aka & Camila Mendes) & #Bughead (Lili Reinhart & Cole Sprouse)

Something Wicked This Way Comes. How do you top last night’s penultimate chapter of Riverdale with its revelations that the Coopers are really Blossoms — making Polly and Jason third cousins — and that Clifford Blossom shot and killed his own son? You top it with more secrets. What has upset Betty? Who is Archie [...]

SET SALE: LUCIFER Left For L.A. Fake Palm Trees And Other Left-Behinds For Sale Mid-May in Vancouver

FOX TV series Lucifer moved production to Los Angeles this Spring. Standing sets like nightclub LUX went south but fake palm trees and whatever else was left behind are for sale mid-May in a liquidation sale. You can find the left-behinds near Lucifer’s former studio in south Burnaby on May 14th and 15th between 10 [...]

SET SALE: BATES MOTEL Online Auction Starts Wrapping Up Today. Norma’s Mercedes & Gravestone. Bates Motel Neon Sign & Signed Guestbook.

The Bates Motel online auction is wrapping. Bidding starts ending today. Norma Bates’s Mercedes is leading  with bids of US$14,000 followed by the neon Bates Motel sign at US$5,500, the Bates Motel signed guest book at US$2,300,  Norma & Norman’s gravestone at US$1,800 and Norman’s taxidermied Juno at US$1,100. The Bates Motel online auction began after [...]

BIG BUDGET: SKYSCRAPER With Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to Film in Vancouver This Summer/Fall

The Rock’s next big movie after wrapping Rampage in Atlanta is Skyscraper in Vancouver. Skyscraper = Die Hard in China? Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson stars as Will Ford, a former veteran and FBI hostage rescue team leader, who now assesses security for skyscrapers. When the world’s tallest, safest tower goes up in flames in China [...]

LEO AWARDS: Nominations for MOTIVE & Kristin Lehman, VAN HELSING & Christopher Heyerdahl, ARROW’s Emily Bett Rickards

Best of produced-in-BC film and television. Leo Awards ceremonies: May 27th, June 3rd and 4th at Vancouver’s Hyatt Regency. Nominations: Best Dramatic Series Bates Motel Beyond Ice Motive Rogue   Best Lead Performance Christopher Heyerdahl, Hell on Wheels. Christopher Heyerdahl, Van Helsing. Adrian Holmes, 19-2. Jonathan Scarfe, Van Helsing. Tom Stevens, Wayward Pines.   Best [...]

NEW SERIES: Syfy’s GHOST WARS Starts Filming in Vancouver With Vincent D’Onofrio, Kim Coates, Avan Jogia, Kristin Lehman & Meatloaf

Vincent D’Onofrio. Daredevil image. Paranormal series Ghost Wars starts filming in Vancouver today. Created by Continuum’s Simon Barry, Ghost Wars is set in a remote town in Alaska plagued by paranormal forces. Local pariah Roman Mercer has the repressed psychic powers to fight the mass haunting but has to overcome the town’s antipathy towards him [...]

MUSICAL: ONCE UPON A TIME’s #CaptainSwan (Jennifer Morrison & Colin O’Donoghue) Found Perfect Wedding Venue – A Storybrooke Rooftop.

CaptainSwan found the perfect wedding venue. On a Storybrooke rooftop (actually a studio wedding CGI-ed onto Steveston rooftop). Once Upon a Time’s Emma Swan and Captain Hook (Jennifer Morrison and Colin O’Donoghue) invite you to their musical wedding next Sunday. There will be some uninvited guests. You can count on that. Blue screen in studio. [...]

SET SALE: BATES MOTEL Auction Continues Through May 5th – Norma’s Mercedes, Bates Motel Sign, Norma & Norman’s Gravestone.

Bates Motel fans are a macabre bunch. Norma Bates’s Mercedes is leading the online auction with bids of US$13,000 followed by the neon Bates Motel sign with bids of  US$3,700. But after that it’s Norma & Norman’s gravestone at US$1,600, Norman’s taxidermied Juno at US$900, Norman’s rubber Psycho knife at US$700, Marion’s motel room key at US$700 and Ms. [...]

RETURN: PSYCH With James Roday & Dule Hill Back To Vancouver to Film Movie This Spring

  Psych is getting back together to make a movie. Filming starts May 24th in Vancouver and is expected to wrap mid-June. Suck it! #Psych getting back together to make a movie. Feature film starts filming May 24th in Vancouver/San Francisco per @prodweek pic.twitter.com/eucyEVkFFD — HollywoodNorth.buzz (@yvrshoots) April 27, 2017 Suck it! On the Directors [...]

FINALE: SUPERGIRL’s #Sanvers (Chyler Leigh & Floriana Lima) in Vancouver’s Robson Square

Chyler & Floriana watched stunt superman and stunt supergirl battle it out last night @yvrshoots #supergirlfinale pic.twitter.com/niylJUU1c4 — kylie || 3 ✨ (@sanversandclexa) April 27, 2017 Sanvers is the ship that broke the Internet this season. Supergirl’s Alex Danvers and Maggie Sawyer are the couple. Chyler Leigh and the Floriana Lima are the actors who [...]

FINALE: Supe Vs Supe. SUPERGIRL (Melissa Benoist) Vs Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) on Season 2 Finale

Supe vs Supe. Why are cousins Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) and Supergirl (Melissa Benoit) fighting in the season 2 finale? I blame Queen Rhea. Supergirl continued filming its season 2 finale tonight in Vancouver’s Robson Square. Glen Winter directs.  More of an embrace than a fight. Pow right in the kisser. [...]