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: RIVERDALE Filming a Production of Carrie: The Musical With Cheryl Blossom (Madelaine Pesch) as Carrie

Riverdale image. You Will Know Her Name — Carrie: The Musical. Directed by Kevin Keller. Presented by the Lodge Family. Riverdale High is putting on a production of Carrie: The Musical with Cheryl Blossom (Madelaine Pesch) as the telekinetic teen Carrie White — who is abused by her fanatical mother at home and bullied by [...]

NEW MOVIE: Sam Raimi’s BERMUDA TRIANGLE Expected to Start Filming in Vancouver This Spring

Updates: Pushed to May. Pushed to September? Sam Raimi’s next movie The Bermuda Triangle is expected to film in Vanvouver and Hawaii, starting [March 19th]. What’s it about? The legendary Bermuda Triangle in the Caribbean where so many aircraft and ships have disappeared without any explanation. Sam Raimi is directing. The Bermuda Triangle is expected [...]

BIG BUDGET: Sci Fi Movie BIOS With Tom Hanks May Film in Vancouver This Spring

Update July 2018: Bios now expected to film in New Mexico/Atlanta. A big sci-fi movie called Bios with Tom Hanks may film in Vancouver this Spring. What’s it about? BIOS = Basic Input/Output System. On a post-apocalyptic Earth, a robot built to protect the life of his ailing creator (Tom Hanks)’s beloved dog learns about love, [...]

SEASON 4: Iris West-Allen (Candice Patton) Suits Up for THE FLASH in Vancouver

Candice Patton and Max Adler. Iris West Allen (Candice Patton) suits up for an upcoming episode of The Flash. And faces off against a meta-villain played by Glee’s Max Adler. The sighting of Iris in costume broke a part of the Internet yesterday with most fans thrilled by the story twist. But it’s temporary, says [...]

SEASON 13: SUPERNATURAL’s Winchesters (Jared Padalecki & Jensen Ackles) & the Impala in Downtown New Westminster

Sam & Dean & Baby in New Westminster. J2 & Baby. Jared Padalecki. Jensen Ackles. The Impala. What more do you need? OK maybe Misha …..Jack….#Supernatural in #NewWest tonight. #SPN — YVRShoots (@yvrshoots) January 23, 2018 Amanda Tapping is back directing “the Boys” in episode 15 of season 13. Last night was the trifecta: [...]

SEASON 13: SUPERNATURAL’s Scooby Doo Crossover SCOOBYNATURAL To Start Filming Soon

Updated. Scoobynatural — a season 13 team up between monster hunters Sam and Dean Winchester and the Scooby Doo gang — will be filming this week. Supernatural executive producer Jim Michaels announced that the director Robert Singer and crew are doing a technical survey of Vancouver locations for the episode today. Since much of it [...]

FINAL SEASON: Do ONCE UPON A TIME’s Alice (Rose Reynolds) & Robin (Tiera Skovbye) Both Have Cursed Identities?

Once Upon a Time’s Alice (Rose Reynolds) has a cursed identity in Seattle’s Hyperion Heights. She’s Tilly, who appears to be working for the Rollin’ Bayou now. Today, we saw Tilly offer beignets to her Fairy Tale Land lover Robin (Tiera Skovbye), seemingly without knowing her. Does Robin have a cursed identity too? Yes. Zelena’s [...]

SEASON 2: It’s War on RIVERDALE as Jughead (Cole Sprouse) & His Fellow Serpents Transfer to Riverdale High

It’s War in the back half of season two of Riverdale. And Jughead’s in the middle. The first half of the season [on Riverdale} has been us preparing for this impending and possible riot. Much of Jughead’s narrative was him being positioned on either side of this and trying to mediate this. So the second [...]

CROSSOVER: RIVERDALE’s Kevin (Casey Cott) Will Attend Screening of Greg Berlanti-Directed LOVE, SIMON in Show

Riverdale’s Kevin (Casey Cott) will attend a screening of Greg Berlanti-directed Love, Simon in the show. Crossover alert. Love, Simon is on the theatre marquee for an upcoming Riverdale episode. Uber producer Greg Berlanti directed Love Simon, adapted from the book Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda . And is the big boss of Riverdale. New [...]

RENEWED: Hallmark’s CHESAPEAKE SHORES With Jesse Metcalfe & Meghan Ory To Film Season 3 on Vancouver Island

Hallmark Channel has renewed Chesapeake Shores  — the story of divorced Mom Abby O’Brien (Meghan Ory)’s reunion with her high school love Trace  (Jesse Metcalfe) — for a third season. Based on the novels by Sherryl Woods, the series films in Parksville and Quelicum Beach on Vancouver Island as a fictional Chesapeake town with occasional shoots [...]

BIG MOVIE: NOELLE with Anna Kendrick as Santa’s Daughter at its Village Set In Whistler Olympic Park

Andrew Georgy-Embree/@aembree Photo. Disney Christmas comedy Noelle has found a snowy spot for Santa’s village — with its Town Hall and Elforium — in Whistler Olympic Park. Anna Kendrick is Santa’s daughter in Noelle, filming on this set until mid-January. Cross-country skiers have seen the Village from the park’s trails but the road to the [...]