Author Page For: Susan Gittins

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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START: DESCENDANTS 3 (The Big Sleep) With Dove Cameron Starts Filming May 22nd in Vancouver

It’s official. Descendants is about to become a threequel. Filming of the threequel starts May 22nd in metro Vancouver and is expected to wrap July 7th under the working title The Big Sleep. The hit Disney Channel musicals are about the teenage children of classic Disney villains. Mal, daughter of Maleficent: Dove Cameron. Evie, daughter [...]

SERIES FINALE: The Charmings (Ginnifer Goodwin & Josh Dallas) Return to ONCE UPON A TIME For Series Finale

Feels like old times. The Charmings are back for the Once Upon a Time series finale. Snow White and Prince Charming (real-life married couple Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas) are back for a few days of filming at The Bridge Studios. Just a few days left… #OnceUponATime — Adam Horowitz (@AdamHorowitzLA) April 3, 2018 [...]


The CW Renewed Supernatural for Season 14 Thanks #SPNFamily !!!! Looks like y’all are gonna be seeing a bit more of the Winchester brothers.. 😁👍 #Supernatural #season14 #AKF — Jared Padalecki (@jarpad) April 2, 2018 It’s official. A baker’s dozen +1. — Misha Collins (@mishacollins) April 2, 2018 Look who just got a [...]

SERIES FINALE: The Queen is Back. Regina (Lana Parrilla) in Once Upon a Time’s Storybrooke.

The Queen is back. Regina (Lana Parrilla) in Steveston as Storybrooke. She and screen sister Zelena (Rebecca Mader) posed with the Mayor of Richmond in honour of Once Upon a Time Day, March 29th. The City of @Richmond_BC is paying tribute to the producers, cast and crew of the TV series Once Upon A Time, [...]

SERIES FINALE: MadArcher (Alice & Robin) Hijinks For ONCE UPON A TIME Series Finale in Steveston as Storybrooke

Instastory. MadArcher. Rose Reynolds & Tiera Skovbye  have so much fun together as Alice & Robin. Here they are in Storybrooke driving the Rollin’ Bayou food truck up to Granny’s Diner. Why Storybrooke? It’s the Once Upon a Time series finale Leaving Storybrooke, which filmed in Steveston Wednesday and Thursday. Last nite out in Steveston [...]

SERIES FINALE: ONCE UPON A TIME in Steveston as Storybrooke With New Hook, New Henry, New Alice, New Robin & Archie

Updated: Is that Nook — new Hook — at Granny’s Diner? And new Henry riding a horse down the street. As Archie and Pogo walk toward him. Plus Alice and her girlfriend Robin aka MadArcher. Once Upon a Time is filming its series finale in Steveston as Storybrooke today with Colin O’Donoghue, Andrew J. West, [...]

SERIES FINALE: ONCE UPON A TIME Turns Steveston Into Storybrooke One Last Time For 2 Days of Filming

Once Upon a Time in Steveston as Storybrooke. For the series finale. But with a surprising addition: the Queen’s carriage. #OnceUponaTime in Steveston as #Storybrooke for last time Wednesday-Thursday. But with interesting addition. Queen’s carriage. — YVRShoots (@yvrshoots) March 27, 2018 Once Upon a Time started work today on turning Steveston into Storybrooke for [...]

SERIES FINALE: Captain Swan (Colin O’Donoghue & Jennifer Morrison) & Baby on ONCE UPON A TIME for Big Green Screen Scene

Updated: Emma Swan aka Jennifer Morrison returned today for the Once Upon a Time series finale. She packed a few scenes into a short day of filming at The Bridge Studios. That’s a wrap! Wow! What a journey. Thank you to everyone in the cast and on the crew for making my last day so [...]

SEASON 3: SUPERGIRL Doppelgangers (Chyler Leigh) in Downtown Vancouver Park

Chyler Leigh on rooftop. Doppelgangers? Supergirl’s Alex Danvers (Chyler Leigh) is out jogging in the rain in what must be a National City park. She stops, looks up and sees herself on a rooftop. What is going on? Supergirl is filming this sequence in downtown Vancouver’s Andy Livingstone Park today. Chyler Leigh stretching. Looking up. [...]

TONIGHT: Sara & Ray Find Multiple Avas (Jes Macallan) on LEGENDS OF TOMORROW

Jes Macallan. When Ava disappears, Sara and Ray set out to find her. Captain Sara Lance/White Canary (Caity Lotz), Ray Palmer/the ATOM (Brandon Routh) and Time Agent Gary Green (Adam Tsekhman) go looking for Ava Sharpe (Jes Macallan). Much of this episode filmed in Vancouver’s former Olympic Village. Related: Legends of Tomorrow’s Sara, Ray and [...]

BIG MOVIE: Ali Wong & Fresh Off the Boat’s Randall Park Comedy ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE To Film in Vancouver This Spring

Update: Is Always Be My Maybe the title of this movie? A big comedy starring Fresh Off the Boat’s Randall Park and Ali Wong will be filming in Vancouver late this Spring and early Summer. What’s it about? Two childhood friends are in vastly different socioeconomic situations when they fall in love as adults. Written [...]