Author Page For: Susan Gittins

Profile:
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:

DC CROSSOVER: Earth-X Nazis in Vancouver for ARROW, THE FLASH, LEGENDS OF TOMORROW & SUPERGIRL Crossover

Earth-X Nazis. Earth-X Nazis might be as much as I see of this year’s 4-way — Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl — DC Crossover Event, which is in its second week of filming in Vancouver. Arrow is hosting today at the former Canada Post Building in a blacked-out set in the vast [...]

BIG MOVIE: DEADPOOL 2’s Cable (Josh Brolin) Shops At Army & Navy in Vancouver

What is he wearing? Josh Brolin as Cable. Cable went shopping at Army & Navy after hours. Deadpool 2 shut down half a block of Hastings Street intermittently in Vancouver for a sequence of Cable (Josh Brolin) pulling two shopping carts from Army & Navy. Did he pay? He didn’t even close the front door. [...]

SEASON 11: Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) Will Be in Hospital in THE X-FILES Season 11 Premiere

Why is Dana Scully in hospital and not Fox Mulder? 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 Duchovny) fell  ill in a car on Washington D.C.’s Interstate played by Vancouver’s Georgia Viaduct. [...]

DC CROSSOVER: THE FLASH & ARROW’s Stephen Amell at Burnaby’s Former Youth Detention Centre

How complicated is a 4-way DC crossover — Supergirl, Arrow, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow? Very. Just look at this Flash slate with Arrow added. What triggers this year’s 4-way crossover? Barry Allen and Iris West’s wedding. Who’s in it: Oliver Queen, the Green Arrow (Stephen Amell); Barry Allen, the Flash (Grant Gustin); Kara [...]

SEASON 7: ONCE UPON A TIME’s Henry & Lucy (Andrew J. West & Alison Fernandez) on Operation ?? in Vancouver

Updated: Henry & Lucy on Operation ?? Once Upon a Time season 7 premieres next Friday with a new curse, new town and new identities. Young Lucy (Alison Fernandez) has to convince adult Henry (Andrew J. West) that he is her father and that there’s a new curse. It doesn’t go very well at first. [...]

SNEAK PEEK: SUPERNATURAL 13 With Jensen Ackles & Jared Padalecki & Spinoff WAYWARD SISTERS With Kim Rhodes

Sam & Dean Winchester are on their own in Supernatural’s season 13 premiere. Castiel is gone. So are Crowley & Rowena. Their Mom Mary is trapped in the apocalypse world with Lucifer. Screencaps from a Supernatural sneak peek video —  briefly uploaded to Vimeo and since taken down. Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki. Filmed on [...]

SEASON 6: Scenes From Star City Mayoral Race With ARROW’s Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) & FBI Agent (Sydelle Noel)

Updated: Would you vote for the Green Arrow? It’s election time on Arrow season 6. Mayor Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) gave a press conference today outside Star City Hall (the Vancouver Art Gallery), wearing an “I Voted” badge. And it seems Oliver’s secret is coming out. Do the citizens of Star City want the Green [...]

BIG-BUDGET: BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE With Jeff Bridges & Chris Hemsworth To Film in Vancouver This Winter

Jeff Bridges and Chris Hemsworth’s shady characters check into a rundown hotel near Lake Tahoe in Bad Times at the El Royale, filming in Vancouver this winter.   Written and to-be-directed by Drew Goddard, the big-budget feature is about what happens when a convict, cult leader, young Southern girl and down-on-her-luck singer collide at this [...]

SEASON 6: ARROW’s New Black Canary (Juliana Harkavay) Versus Black Siren (Katie Cassidy) in Premiere

The Lian Yu fallout in the Arrow season 6 premiere includes an epic fight between the new Black Canary (Juliana Harkavy) and Black Siren (Katie Cassidy), some of it filmed on Vancouver’s Georgia Viaduct in mid-July. Arrow. Juliana Harvany. Black Siren vs Black Canary on Vancouver’s Georgia Viaduct. Teaser Dinah Drake in Thanksgiving episode. Filmed [...]

DC CROSSOVER: Wedding of THE FLASH’s Iris West & Barry Allen To be Crashed by Earth 10’s Evil Doppelgangers

You are cordially invited to the wedding of Barry Allen and Iris West (Grant Gustin & Candice Patton) to take place on The CW at the end of November. Who’s coming: Oliver Queen, the Green Arrow (Stephen Amell); Kara Danvers, Supergirl (Melissa Benoist); Sara Lance, the White Canary (Caity Lotz); Ray Palmer, the ATOM (Brandon [...]

SEASON 7: ARROW Thanksgiving With Olicity — Oliver Queen & Felicity Smoak (Stephen Amell & Emily Bett Rickards)

Olicity is together at Thanksgiving. Arrow shot a Thanksgiving Food Drive outside downtown Vancouver’s Canada Post Building today with Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) and Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards) on the podium with Oliver’s son William (Jack Moore). Olicity is a couple today. Gretchen Nguyen/@Lady_of_Time10 Photo. They are super cute!! #Arrow #Olicity @yvrshootstweets pic.twitter.com/Gcl3uB6DAc — [...]