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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SET SALE: BATES MOTEL Auction Continues Through May 5th – Norma’s Mercedes, Bates Motel Sign, Norma & Norman’s Gravestone.

Bates Motel fans are a macabre bunch. Norma Bates’s Mercedes is leading the online auction with bids of US$13,000 followed by the neon Bates Motel sign with bids of  US$3,700. But after that it’s Norma & Norman’s gravestone at US$1,600, Norman’s taxidermied Juno at US$900, Norman’s rubber Psycho knife at US$700, Marion’s motel room key at US$700 and Ms. [...]

RETURN: PSYCH With James Roday & Dule Hill Back To Vancouver to Film Movie This Spring

  Psych is getting back together to make a movie. Filming starts May 24th in Vancouver and is expected to wrap mid-June. Suck it! #Psych getting back together to make a movie. Feature film starts filming May 24th in Vancouver/San Francisco per @prodweek — (@yvrshoots) April 27, 2017 Suck it! On the Directors [...]

FINALE: SUPERGIRL’s #Sanvers (Chyler Leigh & Floriana Lima) in Vancouver’s Robson Square

Chyler & Floriana watched stunt superman and stunt supergirl battle it out last night @yvrshoots #supergirlfinale — kylie || 3 ✨ (@sanversandclexa) April 27, 2017 Sanvers is the ship that broke the Internet this season. Supergirl’s Alex Danvers and Maggie Sawyer are the couple. Chyler Leigh and the Floriana Lima are the actors who [...]

FINALE: Supe Vs Supe. SUPERGIRL (Melissa Benoist) Vs Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) on Season 2 Finale

Supe vs Supe. Why are cousins Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) and Supergirl (Melissa Benoit) fighting in the season 2 finale? I blame Queen Rhea. Supergirl continued filming its season 2 finale tonight in Vancouver’s Robson Square. Glen Winter directs.  More of an embrace than a fight. Pow right in the kisser. [...]

FINALE: SUPERGIRL (Melissa Benoist), Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) & General Zodd (Mark Gibbon) in Vancouver’s Robson Square

Supergirl at Robson Square. Supergirl (Melissa Benoit) and her cousin Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) faced off against General Zodd (Mark Gibbon) last night for the season 2 finale. This is Supergirl jumping off an exploding squad car. Melissa Benoit waved to the crowd watching above. General Zodd Filming Apr 25, 2017. General Zod: "You actually care [...]

FINALE: SUPERGIRL’s #Karamel (Melissa Benoist & Chris Wood) Film Season 2 Finale

Karamel. That’s the shipper name for Kara Danvers and Mon-El as a couple. Melwood. That’s the shipper name for real-life couple Melissa Benoist and Chris Woods. Here are Karamel/Melwood filming  a season 2 finale scene in a downtown Vancouver alley yesterday. Blocking and rehearsals.    The scene. Chris Wood posed for photos with fans. @WhatsFilming [...]

FINALE: Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) Returns for the SUPERGIRL Season 2 Finale

Supergirl image. Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) and Martian Manhunter (double) versus the Daxomites for the season 2 finale. Supergirl filmed this sequence in a downtown Vancouver alley this afternoon. Superman Superman ((Tyler Hoechlin) and Martian Manhunter (double). Filming #Supergirl downtown today. It’s @TylerL_Hoechlin! @WhatsFilming @olv @yvrshoots #SupergirlCW #Superman — WonderWoman (@ThemysciraBound) April 25, 2017 #Supergirl [...]

SEASON 2: BEYOND With Burkely Duffield & Dilan Gwyn Starts Filming Season 2 in Vancouver Today

Beyond binge-watchers. You’ll have to wait until the ten new episodes are shot before season 2 is ready to be binged next January, but filming starts today in Vancouver. What’s it about? Holden Matthews (Burkely Duffield) is a young man who wakes up from a 12-year-coma and discovers he has supernatural abilities. As well as adjusting [...]

MUSICAL: ONCE UPON A TIME’s Upcoming #CaptainSwan Wedding (Jennifer Morrison & Colin O’Donoghue)

The bride in between takes. Jennifer Morrison says the inspiration for Emma Swan’s wedding dress is Grace Kelly’s dress in her real-life marriage to Prince Rainier of Monaco. CaptainSwan (Emma Swan and Captain Hook) cordially invite you to their wedding on Sunday, May 7th. Here’s the groom (Colin O’Donoghue) in velvet. Jennifer Morrison’s instagram Day [...]

NEXT: Regina (Lana Parilla Vs The Black Fairy (Jaime Murray) on ONCE UPON A TIME Next Sunday

Next week on Once Upon a Time, Regina (Lana Parrilla) takes on the Black Fairy (Jamie Murray) on Storybrooke’s Main Street, filmed in Steveston.   My photos of the clash. From the other end. Regina (Lana Parrilla) in a white raincoat. Plus some images from the muscial episode on Sunday, May 7th. Singing Queen. Singing [...]

SET SALE: BATES MOTEL Online Auction from April 24th to May 5th

Want to own the Bates Motel neon sign which stood  in Aldergrove for five seasons? The Bates Motel online auction begins after Monday’s series finale at 9 p.m. PT and ends May 5th at 10 p.m. PT. Bidding on the Bates Motel sign starts at US$200. Or maybe you’d like to drive around town in [...]