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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TONIGHT: SUPERNATURAL is Tarantino-ed When Mary Winchester Rounds Up Her Sons Sam & Dean Plus Castiel For Heist

On tonight’s Stuck in the Middle (With You) episode of Supernatural, Mary Winchester (Samantha Smith) asks her sons Sam and Dean (Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles) and angel Castiel (Misha Collins) for help on a case she’s working, but fails to mention she’s stealing an important item for the British Men of Letters. Richard Speight [...]

TRAILER: EVERYTHING EVERYTHING With Amandla Stenberg & Nick Robinson In Theatres This May

Allergic to the world. Maddie (Amandla Stenberg) has a rare disease called SCID (severe combined immunodeficiency) which makes her bascially allergic to everything. She hasn’t left the house in 17 years until she falls in love with Olly (Nick Robinson), the boy who moves next door. Adapted from Nicola Yoon’s novel, Everything Everything filmed in [...]

VALENTINE’S: ONCE UPON A TIME’s #CaptainSwan (Colin O’Donoghue & Jennifer Morrison) in Fort Langley

Captain Swan on Valentine’s Day. It doesn’t get much better than that for Once Upon a Time fans. Snowing (Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas) emerge from the Storybrooke Town Hall. Conversation is a little heated but at least they’re awake at the same time. Captain Swan (Colin O’Donoghue and Jennifer Morrison) come out of the [...]

TONIGHT: SUPERNATURAL’s Misha Collins Meets TIMELESS Trio When They Time-Travel To 1930s Chicago

NBC image. Timeless is time-travelling back to prohibition in 1930s Chicago tonight with Supernatural’s Misha Collins as federal agent Eliot Ness and Cameron Gharaee as gangster Al Capone. Production filmed Chicago prohibition sequences and  a downed burning plane in Ladner’s North 40 Reserve Park. And turned Vancouver City Hall into 1931 Chicago on a Sunday [...]

TV PILOTS: CBS Tech Pilot WISDOM OF THE CROWD To Film in Vancouver This March

CBS drama pilot Wisdom of the Crowd from former The Good Wife writer Ted Humphrey is expected to film in Vancouver this March. What’s it about? A Tech innovator creates a crowd-sourcing hub to solve his daughter’s murder and revolutionizes crime solving in San Francisco along the way. Based on an Israeli format. Cast: Jeremy [...]

TV PILOTS: NBC Virtual Reality Pilot REVERIE With Sarah Shahi Expected to Film in Vancouver This March

A virtual reality pilot with Sarah Shahi? NBC pilot Reverie is expected to film in Vancouver this March. What’s it about? Mara, a college professor trained in counter terrorism (Person of Interest’s Sarah Shahi), is brought onto an immersive, customized virtual reality project called Reverie by her old boss Charlie Ventanaana. Her job is to [...]

TV PILOTS: ABC’s Refugee Sci-fi Pilot THE CROSSING To Film in Vancouver This March

Hundreds of bodies wash up on a sunny East Coast shore in America. ABC’s sci-fi refugee pilot The Crossing is filming in metro Vancouver this March. Surivors claim to be American wartime refugees from another point in time. A federal agent, the local sheriff in the fishing village of Port Canaan and a local kid [...]

MUSICAL CROSSOVER: THE FLASH’s Gangsters & Guns With Jesse L. Martin, John Barrowman & Victor Garber in New Westminster

Victor Garber and Jesse L. Martin. Hello old friend.  That’s what Jesse L. Martin’s gun-toting character said last night to John Barrowman’s gangster coming out of the Moran’s Nightclub set in New Westminster. Then you could hear the rat-tat-tat of the gangster’s two thugs unloading their Tommy guns at Martin & Victor Garber’s fedora-wearing gents. [...]

SHOOT: LEGENDS OF TOMORROW’s Leonard Snart & Mick Rory (Wentworth Miller & Dominic Purcell) Reunite in Central City Aka Vancouver

Leonard Snart and Mick Rory. Together again in Central City. Legends of Tomorrow filmed Wentwoth Miller and Dominic Purcell (Prison Break brothers) hamming it up in downtown Vancouver this afternoon. The heist and police sting.     The police holster their guns and walk away. What does Snart say to them? Snart takes a call. And [...]

NEW FILM: OVERBOARD Remake With Anna Faris To Film in Vancouver Late This Spring?

Remember Overboard with Goldie Hawn and Kirk Russell? About a spoiled rich woman who falls overboard from her yacht off the coast of Oregon and suffers amnesia. The local carpenter cons her into thinking she’s his wife and the mother of his four sons. But by the time her memory’s back, she’s happy with her [...]

SHIP: SUPERGIRL’s #Sanvers (Floriana Lima & Chyler Leigh) Kiss at Night in Downtown Vancouver

Sanvers kiss. Sanvers kiss. Maggie Sawyer and Alex Danvers. The latest ship to break the Internet. The Supergirl couple played by Floriana Lima and Chyler Leigh kissed tonight outside a downtown Vancouver  condo tower as a hotel. Kevin Smith directed the sequence with crew applauding at various points. In between kissing over and over again, [...]