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: Despicable Dowager Liv (Rose McIver) and a Game of Clue on iZOMBIE

What are you doing back there? — Clive. Waiting for you to stop staring at me like the dumbest goat on the mountain — Drive! — Dowager Liv. Whose brains did Liv eat now? Seattle Old Money? Zombie Liv (Rose McIver) solves murders by eating the brains of the victims, taking on their personalities and [...]

LOCATION: SUPERGIRL Filmed in Nickelback’s $9-Million Mansion in Abbotsford This Week

Whose mansion is this? Supergirl fans are really hoping this is a Luthor mansion — specifically Lena Luthor (Katie McGrath)’s. It’s definitely a nice location, if you can get it. This is Nickelback’s frontman Chad Kroeger’s mansion in Abbotsford, listed at $9 million. The grounds include a barn. #Supergirl filming in Nickelback’s former $9-million mansion [...]

FINAL SEASON: Jennifer Morrison “Trying to Make it Work” to Return for ONCE UPON A TIME Series Finale

I’m trying to make it work. — Jennifer Morrison. Jennifer Morrison aka Emma Swan said she hoped to return for the Once Upon a Time series finale, in answer to a fan’s question at Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle on Friday. Once Upon a Time’s 2-part series finale starts filming in Vancouver later this [...]

SEASON 2: RIVERDALE’s Jughead (Cole Sprouse)& FP (Skeet Ulrich), Archie (KJ Apa),Toni (Vanessa Morgan) & More in Ladner

Another Riverdale Rumble. This time in Ladner as the creepy fun all-American small town. Who was there? Jughead & FP Jones, Toni Topaz & other Southside Serpents. Archie & Reggie. And 100+ local fans. Riverdale is in the throws of a Mayoral election now that the Lodges forced Mayor McCoy to step down. Jughead (@colesprouse) [...]

NEW SERIES: Cloverdale to Regularly Play THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA’s Town of Greendale

Sabrina’s Greendale may look a lot like Cloverdale, B.C. Watch for the dark take on teenage witch Sabrina to start filming there later this March. Netflix’s The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina plans to use a few filming locations in Cloverdale two or three times a month until the end of the year. Greendale. Such as [...]

BIG MOVIE: TRIPLE FRONTIER With Ben Affleck, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund Expected to Film in Hawaii/Vancouver This Spring?

UPDATE: Ben Affleck back in & Mark Wahlberg out. And Triple Frontier is back to splitting production between Hawaii and Colombia. No Vancouver shoot. Big-budget movie Triple Frontier is looking to split production between Hawaii and Vancouver this Spring? What’s Triple Frontier about? “La Triple Frontera” — the notorious border zone between Paraguay, Argentina and [...]

DC TV: New Vegetarian Kevin Smith Tweets Photo from Home Where He’s Recovering from Heart Attack

Kevin Smith is a vegetarian now! Hope The Flash and Supergirl film crews like kale as much as Buddy burgers. Home again, home again, jiggety-jig! Home is where the heart is and the heart is feeling good! It’s actually getting more blood flow and oxygen than it has in a long time. So I am [...]

FINAL SEASON: If You Want to Revisit Storybrooke This Might Be the ONCE UPON A TIME Episode to Find

Once Upon a Time creators teased a return to Storybrooke in the Henry Mills episode filming now in metro Vancouver. It’s a flashback to young Henry Mills (Jared Gilmore) and his adoptive Mom (Lana Parrilla) that fills in the gaps between him as a high school student and him as the young man who heads [...]

TV PILOTS: CHARMED Reboot, A MILLION LITTLE THINGS Among 6 Network Pilots Filming in Vancouver This March

Updated: ABC David Giuntoli, Grimm image. A Millon Little Things Writer/Producer: DJ Nash. Director: James Griffith. Did you ever see The Big Chill? ABC pilot A Million Little Things is about eight friends — four men and four women — who are shocked when the one friend whose life seemed most together commits suicide. That’s [...]

SEASON 13: SUPERNATURAL’s Sam & Rowena (Jared Padalecki & Ruth Connell) in Vancouver’s Pink Alley

Updated: Supernatural’s Sam vs Rowena in the Pink Alley. Supernatural filmed in the “Pink Alley” last night. This is a downtown Vancouver alley off Granville Street that the city painted pink and yellow in the Fall of 2016. The idea was to make what normally are corridors for dumpsters and service vehicles into play spaces. [...]

SEASON 13: Amanda Tapping-Directed SUPERNATURAL With Sam & Dean in a Homage to 1940s Noir Films To Air March 8th

Sam & Dean Winchester (Jared Padalecki & Jensen Ackles) with Lucca Camilleri (Massi Furlan) in the back. Sam & Dean Winchester in a homage to 1940s noir films. DIVINE INTERVENTION – Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) Winchester are close to collecting everything they need to open a rift into the apocalyptic world and [...]