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 6: Roy Harper (Colton Haynes) is Back in Vancouver for ARROW

Colton Haynes instagram. Updated: Is that you Roy Harper? Thea Queen was looking for you at Oliver and Felicity’s wedding reception. Roy used to be Thea’s boyfriend and Oliver’s sidekick and crime-fighting partner Arsenal. He left Team Arrow after masquerading as the Arrow and faking his own death. Thea got his Arsenal suit and took [...]


HOLIDAY FILMING HIATUS Supergirl From December 8th to January 3rd Arrow From December 15th to January 2nd The Good Doctor From December 15th to January 2nd iZombie From December 15th to January 3rd Supernatural From December 16th to January 2nd The Flash From December 16th to January 2nd The 100 From December 16th to January [...]

SEASON 6: ARROW’s Black Siren (Katie Cassidy) and Quentin Lance (Paul Blackthorne) in Vancouver

What’s going on with villainous Black Siren/Laurel Lance and our Quentin Lance? In last night’s Arrow, Black Siren was ordered to kill her father’s doppelganger but she let him escape after they had a heart-to-heart about how her own Dad died on Earth 2 — a car accident while he was picking up a cake [...]

MID-SEASON: Who on Team ARROW is Testifying That Oliver Queen is the Green Arrow? Fall Finale Tonight.

Arrow image. Updated: Either Curtis, Dinah or Rene gave me up. We need to know why. We need to know who. — Oliver Queen to OTA. Someone on Team Arrow is willing to testify that Oliver Queen is the Green Arrow. No wonder this trio of suspects looked so glum at a Big Belly Burger [...]

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

The X-Files went into the North Vancouver woods this month for a quintissential episode set in the Northwest. FBI agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) were on the scene. Production filmed in Lynn Canyon on Saturday, December 2nd and Monday and Tuesday, December 4th and 5th, with Eastwood Police cars. It’s [...]

SEASON 3: COLONY’s Josh Holloway in Downtown Vancouver

Colony shifted production to Vancouver from Los Angeles in season 3 as the Bowman family try to escape the alien occupiers by heading into the woods. Sarah Wayne Callies co-stars as Katie Bowman, along withTory Kittles, Peter Jacobson, Amanda Righetti, Jacob Buster, Isabella Crovetti-Cramp, Alex Neustaedter, Adrian Pasdar and Tony Plana. So it’s surprise to [...]

SEASON 7: ONCE UPON A TIME Buddy Cops Weaver & Rogers (Robert Carlyle & Colin O’Donoghue)

Updated: Robert Carlyle and Colin O’Donoghue have so much chemistry off screen. Finding out they would play Seattle Police detectives Weaver and Rogers in Once Upon a Time season 7 sounded like something that could reflect that bromance on screen. OUAT Buddy Cops? But it’s taken a long time for Detectives Weaver and Rogers to [...]


Crisis on Earth-X Two Earths. Two Nights. Too Many Heroes to Count — Caity Lotz. 4 shows Almost a month of 13-hour camera days/16-hour work days. 20 superheroes on Waverider set for one sequence. 13 superheroes under Vancouver’s Granville Bridge for one sequence. Scheduling board. Danielle Panabaker photo. September 22nd to ….October 20th? Supergirl – [...]

MID-SEASON: SUPERGIRL (Melissa Benoist) Versus Reign (Odette Annable) in Fall Finale on Monday

What’s a DC Christmas without a super fight? Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) squares off against super villain Reign (Odette Annable) this Monday. This is the epic fight I watched them film in downtown Vancouver. Related: Supergirl versus Reign in downtown Vancouver. Official photos. Director Glen Winter demonstrated to  Reign how to throw a car door (lightweight [...]

SEASON 11: THE X-FILES Fox Mulder & Dana Scully (David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson) In a Church

What is The X-Files doing in a church? Fans would like it to be the long-hoped-for Fox Mulder  (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) wedding but Duchovny looks more like a minister than a groom in this photo shared by Anderson inside Vancouver’s St. Andrew’s Wesley Church. Father David aksjdjdjdjdj — briana (@sassy_scully) December [...]

MID-SEASON: Jack is Back on the SUPERNATURAL Fall Finale

Jack is back for Supernatural’s mid-season finale The Bad Place. Lucifer’s son Jack (Alexander Calvert), desperate to prove to Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) Winchester that he is good and that he can control his powers, enlists the help of a dreamwalker named Kaia (Wayward Sisters’ Yadira Guevara-Prip) to help him find their [...]