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:

TEEN CHOICE: RIVERDALE, THE FLASH & SUPERGIRL Are The Teen Choice

Update: Riverdale won 7 awards, The Flash 2 and Supergirl 1. Tonight is the Teen Choice Awards. And several Vancouver-filmed shows and movies are up for awards. Archie Comics adaption Riverdale leads the way with eight nominations, including KJ Apa for breakout star as the redheaded Archie and #Bughead (Betty and Jughead) for best ship. [...]

BIG MOVIE: DEADPOOL 2 Inflatable Panda Stunt in Downtown Vancouver

Update: A female Deadpool stunt driver (believed to be Domino’s stunt double) died Monday morning at a different locationt in downtown Vancouver. Production has shut down. Deadpool 2 has built a used car lot set with an inflatable panda in downtown Vancouver for a character to land on. Stunt rehearsal. Update on #deadpool2 is the [...]

SATURDAY: Jensen Ackles Cameos on BUDDY GAMES And Rocks Out at SUPERNATURAL Convention

Jensen Ackles had a busy Saturday. Cameo-ing on Josh Duhamel’s The Buddy Games, which started filming in metro Vancouver this week. . @joshduhamel is slowly losing his mind in the woods. He has a Monster Energy IV for 6 hours every morning. Many blessings to our dood @jensenackles for coming on the movie and being [...]

CELEBRITY: Where in Vancouver is Johnny Depp Filming RICHARD SAYS GOODBYE? All Over.

Johnny Depp going by in a car with a white dog. #RichardSaysGoodbye @yvrshoots pic.twitter.com/CGZC12V2uh — Stacey (@hushrules) August 13, 2017 The village of Ladner had a big celebrity in its midst on Saturday. Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean’s Captain Jack) did a driving scene for his new movie Richard Says Goodbye. What’s it about? [...]

SEASON 4: THE FLASH’s Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) & Joe West (Jesse L. Martin) Directed by Tom Cavanagh

A Flash Fraturday in downtown Vancouver. Grant Gustin filmed overnight for the second night in a row last night — first as Barry Allen with “Dad” Joe West (Jesse L. Martin) and then in costume as The Flash. The early evening scene drew a crowd of fans, as big as the night before’s scene of [...]

SEASON 4: THE FLASH’s Iris West (Candice Patton) and Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) aka WestAllen Directed by Tom Cavanagh

Check out the ring. Looks like Iris West and Barry Allen — WestAllen — survive Barry’s trip to the Speed Force. The Flash is filming overnight tonight in a downtown Vancouver alley but first Candice Patton and Grant Gustin showed up for a WestAllen scene in front of a literal flash mob. There were so [...]

BIG MOVIE: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in Vancouver for 3D SKYSCRAPER. Starts Filming Next Week.

The Rock  is in Vancouver. Sharing the view from a downtown hotel last night. That’s smoke from B.C. wildfires blocking the sun. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is here to  prep for his next big movie called Skyscraper which starts filming here on Monday, August 14th. Skyscraper = Die Hard in Hong Kong? Johnson stars as [...]

START: Josh Duhamel’s THE BUDDY GAMES With Olivia Munn, Kevin Dillon, Dax Shepard, James Roday and More

Josh Duhamel’s directorial debut The Buddy Games begins filming today in Vancouver. Duhamel was last in Vancouver to star in Giancarlo Esposito’s directorial debut  This is Your Death. What’s The Buddy Games about? 30-something friends get together to play the Buddy Games — a series of crazy physical and mental challenges — and use the [...]

BIG MOVIE: DEADPOOL 2’s Domino (Zazie Beetz & Stunt Double) on Ducati in Downtown Vancouver

Domino on a Ducati. That was the Deadpool 2 sequence for the mutant who can manipulate probabilities in downtown Vancouver yesterday and today. First with a stunt double riding the bike. And then with Zazie Beetz riding the bike on a process trailer. Last week, I saw the stunt double ride the Ducati up and [...]

BIG MOVIE: DEADPOOL 2 (Ryan Reynolds & Stunt Double) on Red Scooter in Downtown Vancouver

Updated: Deadpool on a red scooter. With crossed legs. Motormouthing to the camera. That was the Deadpool 2 sequence in downtown Vancouver today. First with a stunt double. And then with Ryan Reynolds himself. At the end, Reynolds took off his mask to pose with the Vancouver Police officers who’d kept traffic moving between takes. [...]

BIG MOVIE: DEADPOOL 2’s Cable (Josh Brolin and Stunt Double) in Downtown Vancouver

Josh Brolin is Cable. Deadpool 2 closed several blocks of downtown Vancouver today to go big with a Cable stunt. Who is Cable? Nathan Summers lived as a warrior and leader in the future before returning to the present in a bid to stop the worst from happening. He often fights with the X-Men or [...]