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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TV PILOTS: ABC’s Refugee Sci-fi Pilot THE CROSSING To Film in Vancouver This March

Hundreds of bodies wash up on a sunny East Coast shore in America. ABC’s sci-fi refugee pilot The Crossing is filming in metro Vancouver this March. Surivors claim to be American wartime refugees from another point in time. A federal agent, the local sheriff in the fishing village of Port Canaan and a local kid [...]

MUSICAL CROSSOVER: THE FLASH’s Gangsters & Guns With Jesse L. Martin, John Barrowman & Victor Garber in New Westminster

Victor Garber and Jesse L. Martin. Hello old friend.  That’s what Jesse L. Martin’s gun-toting character said last night to John Barrowman’s gangster coming out of the Moran’s Nightclub set in New Westminster. Then you could hear the rat-tat-tat of the gangster’s two thugs unloading their Tommy guns at Martin & Victor Garber’s fedora-wearing gents. [...]

SHOOT: LEGENDS OF TOMORROW’s Leonard Snart & Mick Rory (Wentworth Miller & Dominic Purcell) Reunite in Central City Aka Vancouver

Leonard Snart and Mick Rory. Together again in Central City. Legends of Tomorrow filmed Wentwoth Miller and Dominic Purcell (Prison Break brothers) hamming it up in downtown Vancouver this afternoon. The heist and police sting.     The police holster their guns and walk away. What does Snart say to them? Snart takes a call. And [...]

NEW FILM: OVERBOARD Remake With Anna Faris To Film in Vancouver Late This Spring?

Remember Overboard with Goldie Hawn and Kirk Russell? About a spoiled rich woman who falls overboard from her yacht off the coast of Oregon and suffers amnesia. The local carpenter cons her into thinking she’s his wife and the mother of his four sons. But by the time her memory’s back, she’s happy with her [...]

SHIP: SUPERGIRL’s #Sanvers (Floriana Lima & Chyler Leigh) Kiss at Night in Downtown Vancouver

Sanvers kiss. Sanvers kiss. Maggie Sawyer and Alex Danvers. The latest ship to break the Internet. The Supergirl couple played by Floriana Lima and Chyler Leigh kissed tonight outside a downtown Vancouver  condo tower as a hotel. Kevin Smith directed the sequence with crew applauding at various points. In between kissing over and over again, [...]

SHIP: SUPERGIRL’s #Sanvers (Floriana Lima & Chyler Leigh) Filming Yoga Date in Downtown Vancouver

Sanvers. Maggie Sawyer and Alex Danvers. The latest ship to break the Internet. The Supergirl couple played by Floriana Lima and Chyler Leigh had a yoga date today. And ran into one of Maggie’s exes (Haley Sales). Kevin Smith directed the sequence in front of about a dozen Sanvers fans in downtown Vancouver. Chyler fixes Floriana’s [...]

TONIGHT: Noah Hawley’s Head-Tripping LEGION With Dan Stevens As Powerful Mutant Premieres on FX

He believes he’s mentally ill. But he may be the most powerful mutant we’ve ever encountered. Legion premieres tonight on FX. It features Dan Stevens as troubled David Haller (son of X-Men’s Charles Xavier), a multiple-personality mutant Legion, whose personas have hundreds of different powers. I saw a key sequence for the premiere filmed on [...]

FINALE: RIVERDALE Jubilee With Archie (KJ Apa), Betty (Lili Reinhart) & Jughead (Cole Sprouse) in Snowy Fort Langley

Update: The Sweet Hereafter is season finale title. The CW’s Archie Comics adaption Riverdale is filming its season finale Jubilee at Fort Langley’s Community Hall. With 150-180 extras and all your favourite characters on set like Archie Andrews, Jughead Jones, Betty Cooper, Veronica Lodge and Josie and the Pussycats. Some of the actors came out [...]

TONIGHT: LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Travel to 1778 To Protect George Washington & American Revolution

When The Legends find a new time aberration they learn they must travel to the winter of 1776 to protect George Washington and the American Revolutionary War. Unfortunately, things don’t go as planned. What is Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvell) doing there as a Red Coat? That’s Rip Hunter as the Red Coat inspecting the troops. [...]

SHIP: Will Kara & Mon-El Get it Together? SUPERGIRL’s Super Hero Rom-Com Known As #Karamel

Supergirl rejected Mon-El last week, crushing the hearts of Karamel shippers (their name for Kara and Mon-El). From Superhero Kindergarten last week. Melissa Benoist as Kara/Supergirl. Chris Wood as Mon-El. To a battle against Electric villains. Mon-El needs a super suit. Filmed in CBC Vancouver’s underground parking lot. To a fight about Mon-El protecting her [...]

MUSICAL CROSSOVER: THE FLASH’s Music Meister (Darren Criss) Versus Vibe (Carlos Valdes), Kid Flash (Keiynan Lonsdale) & Martian Man Hunter In the Snow

The Music Meister’s in Central City. And it’s a Glee reunion for Darren Criss as the Meister, Grant Gustin as The Flash and Melissa Benoist as Supergirl. Duet, the Flash episode in the Supergirl/Flash musical crossover, started filming this week. And was scheduled for a Fraturday shoot tonight in downtown Vancouver  as a major snowstorm [...]