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 FINALE: SUPERGIRL’s Two Kisses, THE FLASH Crossover & Surrey City Hall as L. Corp.

Two Kisses. Mon-El & Kara. #Karamel This Scene😻🙌🏻 #Supergirl #karamel — Isabella Crisantes (@izziecr) November 29, 2016 Alex and Maggie. #Sanvers Start of Super Hero Crossover. And Surrey City Hall as L. Corp. [...]

FALL FINALE: LUCIFER With Tom Ellis, Lesley Ann Brandt & Kevin Alejandro in Vancouver’s Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden

Screencaps of Lucifer. Chinese Garden in Vancouver’s best film shoot ever? Lucifer’s season 2 Fall Finale last night had a big fight sequence in the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. Demon Maze (Lesley Ann Brandt) takes on a Triad fighter (Don Lew) as Lucifer (Tom Ellis) and Detective Dan “Douche” (Kevin Alejandro) watch. Production [...]

SHOOT: Who’s That RedCoat at the LEGENDS OF TOMORROW British Encampment in Delta?

Redcoats are coming. Who’s that in a British uniform at the Legends of Tomorrow shoot in Delta’s North 40 Reserve Park this afternoon? Redcoats are not a complete surprise for an episode entitled Turncoat. The most famous turncoat of the American Revolution was Benedict Arnold who conspired with the British to commit treason against George Washington and the Bluecoats. Inspecting the troops. Rip [...]

WINTER FINALE: ONCE UPON A TIME With Princess Emma (Jennifer Morrison) & Regal Snow (Ginnifer Goodwin) & Charming (Josh Dallas)

I wish I never became the Savior. — Emma Swan. I wish that Emma Swan’s wish be granted. — Evil Queen. It could change her past and undo the course of fairy tales forever. You can’t undo wishes. — Evil Queen. In next Sunday’s Winter Finale, the Savior is sidelined when the Evil Queen steals [...]

TONIGHT: ONCE UPON A TIME’s Changlings With Rumple (Robert Carlyle), Belle (Emilie De Ravin) & Black Fairy

What is Rumplestiltskin/Mr. Gold up to? Will he really steal his son from Belle? When Belle learns of his plans, she turns to CaptainSwan — Captain Hook and Emma Swan — to stop him. Update: The Evil Queen accelerates Belle’s pregnancy. She gives birth to a baby boy she names Gideon and gives up  to [...]

TRAILER: MONSTER TRUCKS with Lucas Till & CGI Monster in Truck. Filmed in Chilliwack.

The monster is in the truck. — Bad Guy. High school senior Tripp (Lucas Till), builds a Monster Truck from scrapped cars. When he finds a subterranean monster named Creech in his junk yard and lets him hide in his truck, he gets the secret ingredient for speed and an unlikely friend. The CGI/live-action hybrid [...]

FIRST LOOK: DESCENDANTS 2 With Dove Cameron at Victoria’s Hatley Castle, Squamish’s Britannia Mines & Vancouver’s Bridge Studios

The sequel is about knowing where we come from makes us who we are. We’re part Auradon and part isle. — Sofia Carson, the Evil Queen’s daughter Evie. The sequel to the wildly popular fairy tale musical Disney’s Descendants — about the teenage children of classic Disney villains and heroes —  stars Dove Cameron as Maleficent’s [...]

WFF: John Madden, Alan Thicke & Deepa Mehta To Be Honoured at Whistler Film Festival November 30-December 4

Maverick Award for Directing: Oscar-nominated director John Madden is bringing his latest film Miss Sloane with Jessica Chastain to the festival. His most notable films are Shakespeare in Love, Proof, The Debt and beloved The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and its sequel. Thursday, December 1st at 1:00p.m. Canadian Icon Award: Alan Thicke. The Canadian actor is [...]

SHOOT: LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Time-Travels to American Revolution. Filming in Delta’s North 40 Reserve Park

Dominic Purcell instagram. Redcoats are on set at Legends of Tomorrow in Delta’s North 40 Reserve Park tonight. That’s not a complete surprise for an episode entitled Turncoat. The most famous turncoat of the American Revolution was Benedict Arnold who conspired with the British to commit treason against George Washington and the Bluecoats. Washington didn’t [...]


The 4-Night Crossover Event. The Ultimate Showdown. Winner takes World. It’s Heroes v Aliens on DC Week next week! The 4-night crossover event begins with Supergirl on Monday, November 28th. Burrard Bridge in background at Kits Point. BC Place. Boundary Bay Airport. Canada Post Building roof with BC Place in background. Mind-controlling aliens known as [...]

INVASION: Dominators Have Been Here Before. Four-Night Crossover SUPERGIRL, THE FLASH, ARROW, LEGENDS OF TOMORROW

CLASSIFIED: We are not alone. The Invasion begins Monday, November 28th, on Supergirl. A found footage-style promo from the CW Network suggests the mind-controlling alien race the Dominators have been here before. Supergirl kicks off the four-night crossover on Monday, November 28th. Invasion! begins on  The Flash on Tuesday, November 29th. Followed by  Arrow’s 100th Episode on Wednesday, [...]