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.
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TONIGHT: Lifetime’s BEACHES Remake With Idina Menzel & Nia Long Premieres

Lifetime image. Lifetime’s Beaches remake with Broadway star Idina Menzel and Nia Long premieres tonight. What’s it about? Two kids meet on the Venice Boardwalk and start an unexpected if beautiful friendship. CC (Menzel) is an aspiring singer and Hillary (Long) is the privileged daughter of a big-time civil rights lawyer who can’t find her [...]

WOMEN’S MARCH: SUPERGIRL’s Melissa Benoist, LEGENDS’ Caity Lotz, THE FLASH’s Danielle Panabaker, BATES MOTEL’s Vera Farmiga, ONCE UPON A TIME’s Jennifer Morrison & More

Melissa Benoist instagram. Supergirl’s Melissa Benoist stole the show with her handmade sign at today’s Women’s March in Washington, D.C., with millions marching around the world to stand up for women’s rights and protest President Donald Trump. Here in Vancouver, Legends of Tomorrow’s Caity Lotz organized some of her DC TV friends to show up [...]

NEW MOVIE: Casey Affleck’s LIGHT OF MY LIFE Fiming in Osoyoos, on Vancouver Island & in Vancouver This Winter

Casey Affleck is filming his next movie in British Columbia this Winter. Taking time out from his awards season campaigning, Affleck is expected to start shooting survival drama Light of My Life in Osoyoos next month. Production then moves to Vancouver Island. And finally Vancouver. The Manchester By the Sea star wrote the script and [...]

NETFLIX MOVIE: Seth Rogen’s GAME OVER MAN With Adam Devine Gets Spring Filming Dates in Vancouver

Die Hard in a hotel? Comedy Central’s Workaholics — Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Blake Anderson — team up with producers Seth Rogen, Adam Goldberg and Scott Rudin for this Netflix action-comedy. Related: Netflix’s Game Over, Man Expected to Film in Vancouver in the Spring Workaholics co-creator Kyle Newacheck is directing and Anders Holm is writing [...]

BILLBOARD: Vancouver Has a New/Temporary Billboard. Welcome to Central City. Home of THE FLASH. And Kid Flash.

The Flash crew erected a new billboard on the Vancouver waterfront yesterday. Welcome to Central City. Home of the Flash.  Today crew filmed a “worker” adding Kid Flash to billboard. Putting up the billboard on Thursday. @yvrshoots Dat #KidFlash, such a little brat 👶 (Thanks for the heads up Re: location!) pic.twitter.com/Czp9htZV1g — Enzo (@lwrnceofarabia) [...]

SHOOT: Wally West & Cisco at THE FLASH’s WestAllen (Candice Patton & Grant Gustin) Redux in Vancouver’s Victory Square

WestAllen (Candice Patton & Grant Gustin).  Update: Wally asks Cisco to vibe him into the future to see Savitar murder his sister Iris so that he can figure out how to stop it. Did The Flash change the future tonight? Production shot additional scenes of Savitar murdering Iris West for season three’s episode 15. Much [...]

TRAILER: Black Canary Statue Blown Up in ARROW Trailer for Next Wednesday

Update: Laurel, the Black Siren from Earth 2 blows up the Black Canary statue on Earth 1 with her Canary Call. What you heard. What you thought you knew. It’s all part of the deception. You ain’t heard nothing yet. Who’s messing with Oliver Queen’s mind? Laurel Lance is back. Or is she? And who [...]

SHOOT: Uh-oh Norman. New Sheriff & Other Police Turn BATES MOTEL In Aldergrove Into Crime Scene — Again

Uh-oh Norman. White Pine Bay law enforcement is digging up bodies today at Bates Motel. And across the street in the woods. How many bodies are there? As a boy, Norman unknowingly killed his father Sam, who was abusing his mother Norma (Vera Farmiga). As a teen, Norman in his Mother personna killed his teacher [...]

SHOOTS: Why Have THE FLASH & SUPERGIRL Gone Into The Same Woods of Vancouver?

Why have The Flash and Supergirl gone into the same woods of Vancouver? The Flash is filming in the woods next to Stanley Park’s Prospect Point Park today. Tom Felton, who plays CSI Julian Albert (and was Alchemy), shared an Instagram video of set. Via @t22felton instagram story, January 17, 2017 #tomfelton #instagramstory #TheFlash A [...]

SHOOT: TIMELESS Trio in 1931 Chicago With Misha Collins as Untouchable Eliot Ness. Filmed at Vancouver City Hall.

Timeless is time-travelling back to prohibition in 1930s Chicago with Supernatural’s Misha Collins as federal agent Eliot Ness and Cameron Gharaee as gangster Al Capone. Production worked over the weekend filming Chicago prohibition sequences and  a downed burning plane in Ladner’s North 40 Reserve Park on Friday. And turned Vancouver City Hall into 1931 Chicago [...]

EVENT: SHERLOCK Season 4 Finale With Benedict Cumberbatch & Martin Freeman in Cineplex Theatres

Benedict Cumberbatch & Martin Freeman. Sherlock season 4 finale: The Final Problem. Long-buried secrets catch up with the Baker Street duo — Sherlock Holmes and John Watson. Someone has been playing a long game indeed and Sherlock and Watson face their greatest ever challenge. In selected Cineplex theatres. One screening: Thursday, January 19th, 7 p.m. [...]