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: Disney Christmas Comedy NOELLE With Anna Kendrick at its Snowy Village Set in Whistler Olympic Park

Andrew Georgy-Embree/@aembree Photo. Disney Christmas comedy Noelle has found a snowy spot for Santa’s village in Whistler Olympic Park. Starring Anna Kendrick as Santa’s daughter, Noelle is filming on this set until mid-January. Cross-country skiers have seen the Village from the park’s trails but the road to the Olympic Biathlon Range is temporarily closed to the [...]

NEW SERIES: TNT Pilot SNOWPIERCER Greenlit to Series. Will it Film in Vancouver too?

Fight your way to the front. TNT has greenlit its filmed-in-Vancouver Snowpiercer pilot to series. Inspired by Bong Joon Ho’s futuristic 2013 thriller with Chris Evans, the 10-episode series takes place seven years after a post-apocalyptic Ice Age aboard a perpetual moving train, which holds the remnants of humanity. Snowpiercer film: Daveed Diggs (Hamilton) and [...]

SEASON 3: UNREAL Season 3 Has Bachelorette Looking for Love at a “Sausage Party”

Let’s get this sausage party started – Quinn. I thought women were dramatic. — Quinn. Lifetime’s UnReal is a “drama” series about the producers behind a Bachelor-esque dating show called Everlasting. With Everlasting on the verge of cancellation, the stakes have never been higher. The show-within-the-show casts a female tech exec (Caitlin FitzGerald) looking for [...]

SEASON 3: SUPERGIRL Returns On The CW With the Legion of SuperHeroes Versus Reign on January 15th

Mon-El (Chris Wood) suits up with the Legion of Super-heroes to fight Reign, while Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) recovers from her super fight in a dream-like state. He recruits one of the Legion  to probe Kara’s mind and try to bring her back. Brainiac 5 (Jesse Rath). Jesse Rath as Brainiac 5 and Melissa Benoit as Kara [...]

SEASON 13: SUPERNATURAL’s Castiel (Misha Collins) & Jack (Alexander Calvert) in Minaty Bay

Cas & Jack together again. Supernatural filmed scenes with Castiel (Misha Collins) and Jack (Alex Calvert) at Minaty Bay on the Sea to Sky Highway to Squamish. First at Minaty Bay Beach. This guy has been following me around… (@Alex8Calvert) — Misha Collins (@mishacollins) January 8, 2018 Hey @CCG_GCC this sailboat blew off its [...]

GOLDEN GLOBES: A GOOD DOCTOR’s Freddie Highmore Nominated for Best TV Actor

There’s only one show like #TheGoodDoctor. Experience Television’s #1 new drama with #GoldenGlobes nominee #FreddieHighmore returning TOMORROW at 10|9c on ABC. — The Good Doctor (@GoodDoctorABC) January 7, 2018 Why did people fall so hard for Freddie Highmore’s surgical resident Dr. Shaun Murphy, an autistic young man with savant syndrome? Maybe because Shaun gets [...]

NEW SERIES: Kiernan Shipka Cast as Teenage Witch SABRINA in Netflix’s RIVERDALE Spinoff

Kiernan Shipka is Sabrina Spellman. Welcome to the @SabrinaHorror family, Keirnan Shipka! Fair warning, It’s gonna get weird AF. — Robert Hack (@Robert_Hack) January 6, 2018 Update: Start of filming pushed to March 19th. The Mad Men alumnus is expected to start filming her dark education as a teenage sorceress in [mid-March] in Vancouver. [...]

SEASON 6: ARROW Divided Into 2 Teams. Oliver Teams Up With Unlikely Ally in 2 Weeks

Two teams, one goal. New episodes of #Arrow return January 18 on The CW. — Arrow (@CW_Arrow) January 3, 2018 Arrow returns in two weeks with Division between Original Team Arrow and not-OTA. Synopsis: Despite losing half his team, Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) remains confident that he, Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) and Diggle (David [...]

SEASON 13: SUPERNATURAL’s Wayward Sisters Save Sam & Dean Winchester in Two Weeks

Sam and Dean…they’re missing. My name is Claire Novak. They saved me once. Now I’m going to save them. Claire and Kaia Behind the scenes. Supernatural gets Wayward as ……in two weeks. Synopsis: When Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) go missing, Jody Mills (Kim Rhodes) calls Claire Novak (Kathryn Newton), the rebellious rogue hunter, [...]

SEASON 4: Innocent or Guilty? THE FLASH Returns on January 16th With The Trial of The Flash

Innocent or guilty? The Trial of #TheFlash begins January 16 on The CW. — The Flash (@CW_TheFlash) January 3, 2018 Then don’t lie. Tell everyone you’re The Flash — Cecile to Barry Allen. If everyone knew my secret we’d never be able to stop running — Barry to Iris. As Barry’s trial for the [...]

TV MOVIE: Rob Lowe Expect to Direct & Star in Lifetime’s THE BAD SEED in Vancouver This Spring

Rob Lowe will do double duty on a reimagining of the cult horror film The Bad Seed. Lowe will direct and star as the father who must protect his seemingly perfect daughter Emma from hurting people. Written by Barbara Marshall and produced by the Wolper Organization, Lifetime’s Bad Seed is expected to film in Vancouver [...]