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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MID-SEASON: ARROW’s Olicity Wedding Reception (Stephen Amell & Emily Bett Rickards) on Fall Finale

Olicity got married. Oliver Queen and Felicity Smoak got hitched in late week’s Crisis on Earth-X crossover after five-plus seasons together on Team Arrow. Who’s at the wedding reception? Wedding couple: Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) and Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards). Sister of the Groom: Thea Queen (Willa Holland). Son of the Groom: William Clayton [...]

TONIGHT: SUPERNATURAL’s Sam & Dean Winchester (Jared Padalecki & Jensen Ackles) in Vancouver Diner For Big Heist

Dean eating pie in a diner? I saw Sam and Dean Winchester heading into the diner for tonight’s episode. But I missed the pie, dammit. Supernatural filmed scenes for tonight’s The Scorpion and the Frog at Vancouver’s the Smile Diner on the same day that The Flash filmed guests fleeing Barry Allen and Iris West’s [...]

SEASON 11: Are THE X-FILES Agents Fox Mulder & Dana Scully (David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson) Sleeping Together?

Screencap. Mulder and Scully. Are they a couple in season 11? Well, they’re sleeping together one night and that’s all we know so far. The X-Files is more than two-thirds of the way through filming its new 10-episode run in Vancouver with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprising their roles as FBI agents Fox Mulder [...]

SEASON 11: THE X-FILES Fox Mulder & Dana Scully (David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson) in Vancouver

Fox Mulder and Dana Scully belong together. They looked so good tonight. Like their FBI agents of season 1: Mulder in an overcoat and suit; Scully with her red hair bobbed. David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson were both on set in Vancouver filming Mulder and Scully investigating an X-File.. I watched them shoot long takes [...]


Crisis on Earth-X Two Eartha. Two Nights. Too Many Heroes to Count — Caity Lotz. 4 shows 3 1/2 weeks of 13-hour camera days/16-hour work days. 13 superheroes under Vancouver’s Granville Bridge for one sequence. 20 superheroes on Waverider set for one sequence. Scheduling board. Supergirl – Hour One. The four-hour crossover event begins on [...]

BIG MOVIE: Anna Kendrick Skates at Downtown Vancouver Rink for Disney Christmas Comedy NOELLE

Anna Kendrick can skate. Not as well as she can sing. But she got it done in several takes with the help of some crew as spotters. Disney Christmas comedy Noelle is filming in Vancouver’s Robson Square skating rink as Phoenix’s City Skate this week. What’s Noelle about? Santa’s daughter(Anna Kendrick) is forced to take [...]

SEASON ONE: New Fall Hit THE GOOD DOCTOR With Freddie Highmore Films in Vancouver

Dr.  Shaun Murphy. Freddie Highmore not in character. Look at the smile and eye contact. ABC scored an early and surprise hit with filmed-in-Vancouver The Good Doctor. Why did people fall so hard for Freddie Highmore’s new surgical resident Dr. Shaun Murphy, an autistic young man with savant syndrome? Maybe because Shaun gets in trouble [...]

BIG MOVIE: NOELLE With Anna Kendrick to Film in Vancouver’s Robson Square as Phoenix’s City Skate

Disney’s Christmas comedy Noelle — with Anna Kendrick as Santa’s daughter Noelle — is filming in Vancouver’s Robson Square skating rink this Monday, November 20th. What’s it about? Noelle (Anna Kendrick) is forced to take over the family business after her Dad decides to retire and her brother (Bill Hader) gets cold feet ahead of [...]

SEASON 4: New THE FLASH Team at Incredible Shrinking Kord Industries

Honey I Shrunk Team Flash: A meta who can shrink anything he touches battles Team Flash. Cisco and Ralph are caught in the crossfire and are shrunk to miniature versions of themselves. Cecile realizes that her pregnancy has given her powers and she can hear people’s thoughts. Central City’s Female Mayor And the incredible shrinking [...]


Images: Bettina Strauss/The CW. Save the Date. The four-hour CW crossover begins on Supergirl on November 27th at 8 p.m. with the rehearsal dinner and wedding of Barry Allen and Iris West. Crisis on Earth X: Barry and Iris’s wedding brings the gang together, but things go awry when villains from Earth-X attack the ceremony. [...]


Images Katie Yu/The CW. Save the Date. Part Two of the four-hour CW crossover airs on Arrow at a special time on Monday, November 27th at 9:00p.m. We will learn more about the Earth-X villains: Dark Arrow (Stephen Amell), Dark Flash(Tom Cavanagh) and Overmind (Melissa Benoist). Crisis on Earth X: Barry and Iris’s wedding brings [...]