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.
Posts by Susan Gittins:

WRAP PARTY: DIRK GENTLY’S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE AGENCY Season 2 With Elijah Wood

Brand New Case. Still No Clue. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency season 2 had its wrap party last night. That’s Elijah Wood in the centre. There’s still some filming to do with the oddball detective duo of Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett and his sidekick Todd Brotzman (Wood). Together they investigate seemingly unrelated cases which turn [...]

BIG MOVIE: SKYSCRAPER With Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson From Vancouver Set

The Rock instagram. The Rock  is in Vancouver. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson shared a photo of his next big movie called Skyscraper which starts filming here on Monday, August 14th. Officially kicking off DAY 1 of shooting our action thriller #SKYSCRAPER. To my right, our director/writer @RawsonThurber. To my left, the real star of our [...]

NEW MOVIE: Josh Duhamel’s BUDDY GAMES With Nick Swardson, Kevin Dillon, Olivia Munn & James Roday in Vancouver

James Roday Instagram. Buddy Games looks hilarious. Josh Duhamel’s directoral debut is about a group of 30-something friends who get together annually to play the Buddy Games –— a series of crazy physical and mental challenges — and use the games to right old wrongs, heal past wounds and bond. From left to right: Nick [...]

SEASON 2: Teen Choice Winner RIVERDALE in Langley With Jughead (Cole Sprouse), Betty & Archie

Photo credit: @Jessica_BurtonK Fresh off last weekend’s big night at the Teen Choice Awards, Riverdale filmed in Langley today in front of a crowd of fans. A Seaside Serpent was spotted earlier in the week on the walls of James Kennedy School. And sure enough, Jughead (Cole Sprouse) showed up for a scene or two. [...]

FLASHBACK: ONCE UPON A TIME’s RumBelle (Robert Carlyle and Emilie de Ravin) in Storybrooke (Steveston)

Emilie de Ravin and Robert Carlyle. Once Upon a Time in Storybrooke. A flashback to RumBelle (Rumplestiltskin and Belle)’s son Gideon’s first birthday party. Once Upon a Time is filming in Steveston as Storybrooke today. A rare event in season 7 where there is a new curse and a new Storybrooke — Seattle’s Hyperion Heights. [...]

RESTART: DEADPOOL 2’s Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) and Domino (Zazie Beetz) on Set in Vancouver

Ryan Reynolds and Zazie Beetz chat this afternoon before a Deadpool and Domino scene. Deadpool 2 resumed filming today after a two-day shutdown to honour American stunt rider Joi “SJ” Harris, who was killed performing a Domino motorcycle stunt on Monday morning. Today’s shoot was rescheduled from Monday. And continues tomorrow. Ryan Reynolds on set [...]

RESTART: DEADPOOL 2 Resumes Production in Vancouver 48 Hours After Stuntwoman’s Death

Domino (Zazie Beetz) takes a moment today. Updated: Deadpool 2 resumed filming today after a two-day shutdown to honour American stunt rider Joi “SJ” Harris, who was killed performing a Domino motorcycle stunt on Monday morning in downtown Vancouver. Ryan Reynolds was spotted arriving early with security. Ryan Reynolds seen getting to set of #DeadPool2 [...]

SEASON 13: SUPERNATURAL’s Dean Wincheser (Jensen Ackles) & Sheriff Mills (Kim Rhodes)on Set in Sapperton

Supernatural fans in Sapperton. Some fans from the annual Supernatural Fan Convention in Vancouver linger to see some on-location filming. A sunny day at the office brings out the #spnfamily. Thanks for gettin a tan with me today, y’all. A post shared by Jensen Ackles (@jensenackles) on Aug 15, 2017 at 4:54pm PDT It was [...]

SEASON 11: THE X-FILES Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Erika Price (Barbara Hershey) On Set in Vancouver

Fox Mulder is on set. For the season 11 premiere of The X-Files. And he’s not looking too bad considering how we last saw him. In the X-Files season 10 finale people across America fell ill provoking widespread panic as  Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson)  looked for a cure. Her alien DNA protected her but Mulder  (David [...]

STUNT DEATH: DEADPOOL 2 Stunt Motorcycle Rider Joi “SJ” Harris Dies Performing Stunt in Downtown Vancouver

Joi Harris’s facebook. Update: It was Joi “SJ” Harris who died this morning. She was the first  African-Amercan female professional road racer and a first-time stunt performer, Deadline: Hollywood reports. Correction: Joi Harris was imported specially from the U.S. to perform today’s Domino-riding-her-Ducati stunt.  Vancouver’s Natasha Denis is the Domino stunt double we’ve seen on set not [...]

TEEN CHOICE: RIVERDALE, THE FLASH & SUPERGIRL Are The Teen Choice

Update: Riverdale won 7 awards, The Flash 2 and Supergirl 1. Tonight is the Teen Choice Awards. And several Vancouver-filmed shows and movies are up for awards. Archie Comics adaption Riverdale leads the way with eight nominations, including KJ Apa for breakout star as the redheaded Archie and #Bughead (Betty and Jughead) for best ship. [...]