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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LOCATION: Disney’s DESCENDANTS 3 Villain Kids at Britannia Beach Mine Museum in BC

Britannia Mine Museum. Updated: Disney musical Descendants 3 filmed at the Britannia Beach Mine Museum south of Squamish last week. Kids on a school field trip to the Britannia Mine Museum got to see #Descendants3 sets in the tunnel & Mal herself — Dove Cameron.#D3Deets: Disney image. — YVRShoots (@yvrshoots) June 2, 2018 [...]


Updated: Leo Awards Best Cinematography Nominees WINNER – Riverdale Brendan Uegama House of the Devil Congratulations @brendanuegama for winning Best Cinematography in a Dramatic Series – Riverdale: House of the Devil #LeoAwards18 — Leo Awards (@leoawards) June 3, 2018   Arrow Corey Robson Who are You? Chesapeake Shores Brian Johnson All Our Yesterdays Van Helsing [...]


Updated: Leo Awards Best Picture EditingNominees WINNER: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Darren Tucker, Allan Lee Little Guy Black Hair First winners of the evening: Darren Tucker & Allan Lee win best Picture Editing in a Dramatic Series – Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency: Little Guy, Black Hair #LeoAwards18 — Leo Awards (@leoawards) June 3, [...]

NEW SERIES: SNOWPIERCER With Daveed Diggs & Jennifer Connelly to Start Filming August 20th in Vancouver

Fight your way to the front. TNT ‘s Snowpiercer series is expected to start filming a little later than earlier reported under new showrunner Graeme Manson (Orphan Black), who replaces Josh Friedman. Filming dates: August 20th to December 22nd. Inspired by Bong Joon Ho’s futuristic 2013 thriller with Chris Evans, the 10-episode series takes place seven [...]

START: LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Season 4 With Caity Lotz Starts Filming July 5th in Vancouver

Legends of Tomorrow season 4. Filming from: July 5th to January 24th, 2019. Cast: Caity Lotz, Brandon Routh, Dominic Purcell, Matt Ryan, Nick Zano, Jes Macallan, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Tala Ashe, Courtney Ford. Victor Garber, Wentworth Miller and Franz Drameh already departed and now Keiynan Lonsdale won’t be back as a series regular either. Love you [...]

BIG MOVIE: James Marsden Cast in Live Action/Animated SONIC THE HEDGEHOG To Film in Vancouver

James Marsden, Westworld image. Is James Marsden coming to Vancouver? The Westworld star  is expected to star in Paramount’s adaption of video game Sonic the Hedgehog, according to Variety. Sonic the Hedgehog the game is a quest by Sonic and his pals Tails and Knuckles  to stop Dr. Eggman Robotnik’s plan for world dominaton. Neal [...]

BIG MOVIE: Milo Ventimiglia & Amanda Seyfried Share BTS of THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN in Vancouver

Milo Ventimiglia at Vancouver Film Studios. From his Instagram. Milo Ventimiglia is in Vancouver filming The Art of Racing in the Rain about race car driver Denny Swift and his faithful canine companion, Enzo. This is what he is doing on hiatus from playing This is Us’s beloved Dad Jack. Cast: Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried, Martin [...]

BIG MOVIE: Keanu Reeves & Daniel Dae Kim Join Rom-Com ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE. Filming in Vancouver.

John Wick image. Netflix romcom Always Be My Maybe began filming in Vancouver this week. It stars Ali Wong and Fresh Off the Boat’s Randall Park as estranged childhood sweethearts and Keanu Reeves and Daniel Dae Kim in undisclosed roles. Daniel Dae Kim. Ali Wong Instagram. A post shared by Ali Wong (@aliwong) on May 30, [...]

RESHOOTS: Robbie & Stephen Amell’s CODE 8 Back in Toronto For 10 Days This June

Stephen and Robbie Amell. Cousins Stephen and Robbie Amell are back in Toronto this June for 10 days of additional photography on their movie Code 8. Stephen Amell tweet. Sitting down for a @Code8Movie screening with @RobbieAmell & our Amsterdam crew. First time I’ve seen the whole movie. Pumped. — Stephen Amell (@StephenAmell) May 31, [...]

PREMIERE: REVERIE With Sarah Shahi & Dennis Haysbert on NBC. Pilot Filmed in Vancouver. Series in L.A.

If you could live your dream … why would you ever wake up? VR drama Reverie with Sarah Shahi and Dennis Haysbert premieres tonight on NBC. The pilot filmed in Vancouver. The series in Los Angeles. What’s it about? Mara Knit (Person of Interest’s Sarah Shahi), a college professor trained in counter terrorism is brought [...]

WORLD TOUR: Jacob Tremblay’s #THEHUNTFORDEADPOOL aka Ryan Reynolds in Tokyo

Vancouver’s own Ryan Reynolds and Jacob Tremblay found each other. The two stars are in Tokyo to promote their movies Deadpool 2 and Wonder. Reynolds posted an instagram from Tokyo. Hello Tokyo. It’s been a while. #デッドプール 🇯🇵 A post shared by Ryan Reynolds (@vancityreynolds) on May 28, 2018 at 1:26am PDT Tremblay matched the [...]