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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BIG MOVIE: Dakota Johnson Makes Big Entrance in BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE Trailer

Bad Times at the El Royale Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption – before everything goes to hell. Dakota Johnson (Fifty Shades) makes a big [...]

START: New Season. New Planet. THE 100 Starts Filming Season 6 This Week in Vancouver

The 100 season 6. New season. New planet. The 100 starts filming season 6 in Vancouver this week. Shooting 601, prepping 602, tweaking 603 and 604, noting 605, writing 606, breaking 607… and post starts tomorrow… God, I love this job! #The100 — Jason Rothenberg (@JRothenbergTV) August 27, 2018 Dayyyum it is good to be [...]

NEW SERIES: Jordan Peele’s THE TWILIGHT ZONE Reboot Will Film in Vancouver This Fall/Winter

The Twilight Zone reboot It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. It is an area [...]

SEASON 14: SUPERNATURAL’s Sam & Dean (Jared Padalecki & Jensen Ackles) & Baby at a Comics Store

Supernatural Season 14. Sam & Dean & Baby at a Comics store on Halloween. For Supernatural’s fourth episode of season 14 titled Mint Condition. Sam & Dean & Baby at Comics Store on Halloween.#Supernatural in #NewWest (exterior scene just wrapped). — YVRShoots (@yvrshoots) August 22, 2018 With Sam & Dean Winchester uncharacteristically dressed in [...]

SEASON 5: THE FLASH’s Father-Daughter Speedsters Play Ball in Vancouver

The Flash Season 5. Grant Gustin as Barry Allen. The Flash plays ball. Central City Police Department versus Central City Fire Department in a game for charity. What could go wrong? Speedsters on the field. Jessica Parker Kennedy and Grant Gustin. Barry and Iris’s daughter Nora West Allen aka XS throws umpire’s vest? into the [...]


This year’s DC Crossover on The CW may not have aliens or Nazis but it will have Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) in all three episodes and introduce his significant other Lois Lane (yet to be cast). As well as lesbian superhero Batwoman (Ruby Rose) and Gotham City, as Stephen Amell announced in May. Related: Ruby Rose [...]

SEASON ONE: SNOWPIERCER With Jennifer Connelly & Daveed Diggs Starts Filming in Vancouver

Snowpiercer Season One Fight your way to the front. TNT ‘s Snowpiercer series start filming in Vancouver under new showrunner Graeme Manson (Orphan Black), who replaced Josh Friedman. Filming dates: August 20th to December 22nd. Inspired by Bong Joon Ho’s futuristic 2013 thriller with Chris Evans, the 10-episode series takes place seven years after a post-apocalyptic [...]

SEASON ONE: Syfy’s DEADLY CLASS With Benjamin Wadsworth & Benedict Wong Starts Filming in Vancouver

Deadly Class Season 1 Working Title: Grape Hemlock. Filming dates: August 20th – December 6th. From the Russo brothers — directors of the biggest movie in the world, Avengers: Infinity War. Just. Say. Yes. Based on the kickass comic and produced by the Russo brothers, #DeadlyClass is coming to @SYFY in 2019. — Deadly Class [...]

SEASON ONE: Netflix’s ANOTHE LIFE With Katee Sackoff Starts Filming in Vancouver

Another Life Season One. Day 1 #AnotherLife @netflix Here we go🚀👽💕 #Niko — Katee Sackhoff (@kateesackhoff) August 20, 2018 Filming Dates: August 20th to November 20th. Cast: Katee Sackoff, Selma Blair. Netflix series Another Life stars Katee Sackoff as astronaut Niko Breckenridge who leads a young crew into outer space to trace the origins of [...]

PARODY: SUPERNATURAL Parody 2 From Hillywood With Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki & Misha Collins

Supernatural Parody 2 Who you gonna call? WINchesters. So much goodness in this Ghostbusters parody from the Hillywood Show — sisters Hilly and Hannah Hindi. Misha Collins as Janine. Richard Speight Jr. as T Rickster. Mark Pellegrino as a monster who slimes “Dean”. Cameos by Jim Beaver, Kim Rhodes, Briana Buckmaster, Ruth Connell. And of course — [...]

UPDATE: SONIC MOVIE’s James Marsden Shares Photo as Sheriff & Jim Carrey Chops Hair to Play Archvillan

Sonic Gotta Go Fast. The Sonic movie is Paramount’s live-action/animated adaption of video game Sonic the Hedgehog, filming in Vancouver, Whistler and on Vancouver Island. Filming dates: July 30th to October 15th. Cast: James Marsden, Jim Carrey, Tika Sumpter. What’s it about? Sonic the Hedgehog (voiced by Ben Schwartz) and his pals Tails and Knuckles team up to [...]