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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SEASON 2: A MILLION LITTLE THINGS Starts Filming New Season This June in Vancouver

A Million Little Things Season 2. A Million Little Things is back at work on season 2 in Vancouver this June. Filming dates: June 19th to March 24th, 2020. Showunner: DJ Nash. What’s it about: Four male friends from Boston are shocked when Jon, the one friend whose life seemed most together, commits suicide. That’s [...]

NEXT: Ginnifer Goodwin on THE TWILIGHT ZONE’s Point of Origin Next Thursday

The Twilight Zone You can’t run from yourself. Once Upon a Time’s Ginnifer Goodwin returned to Vancouver this year to film The Twilight Zone’s Point of Origin. You can’t run from yourself. “Point of Origin” starring Ginnifer Goodwin, @ZabrynaGuevara and @britjfrain drops Thursday, only on CBS All Access. #TheTwilightZone — CBS All Access [...]

TV PILOTS: NBC Orders ZOEY’S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST To Series. Will it Film in Vancouver?

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist. After an unusual event, computer coder Zoey Clarke hears people’s thoughts in song like she’s in a musical. NBC ordered the musical drama Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist to series today. The pilot filmed in Vancouver, Will the series? Cast: Jane Levy, Skylar Astin, Peter Gallagher, Alex Newell, John Clarence Stewart, Carmen Cusack, Mary [...]


CBS picked up 3 drama pilots to series today but not filmed-in-Vancouver pilots Surveillance, The Republic of Sarah or Alive. Are they still in contention? Updated: Surveillance — IN CONTENTION FOR SUMMER….. PASSED OVER in End-of-June decision. Sophia Bush (Chicago PD) is head of communications for the NSA, torn between protecting the government’s secrets and her own. Cast: [...]

TV PILOTS: FOX Orders A.I. Pilot neXt With John Slattery To Series. Will it Film in Vancouver?

neXt. John Slattery, Fernanda Andrade and Jason Butler Harner. Fox ordered John Slattery’s  A.I. pilot neXT to series today. The pilot filmed in Vancouver. Will the series? Cast: John Slattery, Fernanda Andrade, Jason Butler Harner, Eve Harlow, Aaron Moten, Michael Mosley, Elizabeth Cappuccino, Gerardo Celasco and Evan Whitten. Brilliant but paranoid Silicon Valley pioneer, Paul LeBlanc (John Slattery)  joins [...]

FINALE: THE FLASH Vs Reverse Flash in Season 5 Finale. Filmed in Vancouver’s Granville Square.

The Flash Season 5. Can Team Flash defeat Barry Allen’s biggest foe Reverse Flash? At what cost? BARRY FACES OFF WITH REVERSE FLASH – Barry (Grant Gustin) faces off with his oldest, and most formidable nemesis, Reverse Flash (Tom Cavanagh). Gregory Smith directed the episode with story by Lauren Certo and teleplay by Todd Helbing [...]

PREMIERE: Hallmark’s A FEELING OF HOME With Nathan Parsons This Saturday

Hallmark’s A Feeling Of Home That’s Roswell: New Mexico’s Nathan Parsons on a horse at Smallville’s Kent Farm for a Hallmark movie about a Texas ranch manager. Cast: Jonna Walsh, Nathan Parsons. Abby is set to launch her own line of home products on a New England web series. All she needs is a few more [...]

RESHOOTS: Pennywise? IT: CHAPTER TWO Returns To Toronto For Additional Photography

It: Chapter Two Updated with teaser-trailer. You know what they say about Derry? No one who dies here ever really dies. Pennywise returns. Horror sequel It: Chapter Two will be back in Toronto for additional photography in a few weeks. Additional photography: May 25 – 27th, 2019. Teaser-trailer. Twenty-seven years later, the Losers Club have [...]

NEW SERIES: Netflix’s AWAY With Hilary Swank On A Mission to Mars To Film in Vancouver

Away Season 1. Updated: Netflix’s 10-episode space drama Away with Hilary Swank will film in Vancouver. Filming dates: August 26th to February 5th, 2020. Cast: Hilary Swank. American astronaut Emma Green must leave her husband and teenage daughter behind in order to command an international space crew embarking upon the first human mission to Mars. [...]

FINALE: ARROW Season 7 Finale Says Farewell to Felicity Smoak aka Emily Bett Rickards

Arrow Season 7 Farewell Felicity Smoak. Arrow says goodbye to Felicity Smoak and Emily Bett Rickards on the season 7 finale. FAMILY TIES — The battle between Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Emiko (Sea Shimooka) comes to a boiling point which brings back some familiar faces and leaves others in dire jeopardy. James Bamford directed the episode written [...]

CASTING: Netflix’s WINDFALL Adds Elliott Gould, Cam Gigandet, Sasha Alexander, Jamie Chung & Jessie T. Usher

Windfall. Netflix movie Windfall with Riverdale’s Camila Mendes adds cast. It looks like Camila Mendes will be caring for Elliott Gould’s rich man. Camila Mendes, Instagram. Cast: Camila Mendes, Elliott Gould, Cam Gigandet, Sasha Alexander, Jamie Chung, Jessie T. Usher. Filming dates: April 30th- May 28th. Katie & her husband Adam are struggling newlyweds who can’t seem to [...]