Author Page For: Susan Gittins

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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.
Posts by Susan Gittins:

SHOOT: Look out Daxamites. SUPERGIRL’s Maggie Sawyer (Floriana Lima)’s Coming For Ya

Updated: Daxamites attacked the National City Police Department today. But they didn’t take Maggie Sawyer (Floriana Lima) into account. She proved to be a one-woman strike force in take after take. Supergirl is filming all day in and around Vancouver’s International Village in Chinatown. Who is she calling? Alex (Chyler Leigh)? In between takes. Is [...]

SEASON 2: DIRK GENTLY’S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE AGENCY With Sameul Barnett & Elijah Wood Starts Filming Next Month in Vancouver

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency starts filming a second season of 10 episodes next month.. The filmed-in-Vancouver first season of eight episodes of the surreal detective series — inspired by the cult novel by Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams — is set in Seattle with Samuel Barnett (Jupiter Ascending) as the eccentric [...]

IN THEATRES: COLOSSAL With Anne Hathaway & Jason Sudeikis in Theatres Friday

Colossal is Godzilla mashed with Being John Malkovich. Gloria (Anne Hathaway) is a woman whose mental breakdown is strangely connected to a giant Lizard terrorizing Seoul, Korea. Does she conjure the monster? After losing her job and fiance (Beauty & the Beast’s Dan Stevens) in New York City,  Gloria  returns home where she and a childhood friend (Jason [...]

THEME PARK: RACE THROUGH NEW YORK WITH JIMMY FALLON Theme Park Ride Opened Today in Orlando

Screencap. Tonight show host  Jimmy Fallon is in Orlando today to cut the ribbon on his Universal Studios theme park ride Race Through New York. Blake Shelton tested it out ahead of today’s official opening. A year ago, Fallon was in Vancouver doing the green screen for the ride. He shared some behind-the-scenes of filming. [...]

SEASONS 2 & 3: Lemony Snicket’s A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS With Neil Patrick Harris To Film for Year in Vancouver

Netflix has renewed its “unhappy and unnerving” series Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events for a third season before the second season even starts production in Vancouver. This explains the year-long filming dates of April 17th this year to April 20th next year. No wonder star Neil Patrick Harris was looking for a “sweet [...]

PREMIERE: PRISON BREAK Ride Starts Again Tonight With T-Bag’s Photo Of Michael Alive

Linc-ety Linc. Looks like your brother just might be alive. — T-Bag. If you’re playing me, I’ll kill you. — Linc. Seven years after his supposed death, Michael Scofield (Wentworth Miller)’s brother Lincoln Burrows (Dominic Purcell) learns that Michael is still alive and in prison in Yemen. The brothers have taken turns breaking each other [...]

TONIGHT: Mother’s Back Tonight on BATES MOTEL To Help Norman Dispose of a Body

Tonight’s Bates Motel looks Fargo-funny. Mother (Vera Farmiga)’s back to help Norman (Freddie Highmore) dispose of a body in the shower. As the suspicious Sheriff drops by to talk to Norman — again. Hope I didn’t catch you at a bad time. – Sheriff. Oh not at all – Norman. We found multiple bodies – [...]

WONDER CON: LUCIFER Panel As Star Tom Ellis Wraps Filming in Vancouver

The time has come. #Lucifer returns Monday, May 1 on @FOXTV. pic.twitter.com/qyiDdJJf43 — Lucifer (@LuciferonFOX) April 2, 2017 Dad? — Lucifer. Lucifer teased its Spring block of episodes yesterday with a first look at Dad (Timothy Omundson), father of Lucifer (Tom Ellis) and Amenadiel (DB Woodside). In the screencap he’s walking towards Mom (Tricia Helfer). [...]

SEASON 2: CHESAPEAKE SHORES With Meghan Ory & Jesse Metcalfe Films Its 2nd Season on Vancouver Island This Summer

Hallmark’s hit series Chesapeake Shores returns to Hollywood Northwest — Parksville/Qualicum Beach – this summer for a second season about the multi-generational Maryland O’Brien family. Adapted from Sheryl Woods’s 10-book series, Chesapeake Shores is about Abby O’Brien Winters (Meghan Ory), a divorced, mother of twins who returns home to the Maryland town her father (Treat [...]

FINALE: ONCE UPON A TIME’s Wicked Witch (Rebecca Mader) & Baby Robin in Steveston as Storybrooke

The Wicked Witch and Baby Robin. Zelena (Rebecca Mader) strolled through Steveston as Storybrooke tonight. Ready to roll. Back to serious. [...]

FINALE: CaptainSwan (Colin O’Donoghue & Jennifer Morrison) in the Swan Bug for ONCE UPON A TIME Season 6 Finale

How cute are CaptainSwan? That’s the shipper name for the Once Upon a Time couple — Captain Hook (Colin O’Donoghue( and Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison). Storybrooke Sheriff Swan and Deputy Sheriff Hook filmed this sequence in Emma’s yellow VW bug  for the season 6 finale in front of a crowd of fans in Steveston. [...]