Author Page For: Susan Gittins

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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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NEXT MONTH: THE FLASH (Grant Gustin) Goes Into The Future in Quest to Save Iris West

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The Once And Future Flash directed by Tom Cavanagh. Future Barry Allen looks a bit rough post-Iris’s death.  But he has a spiffy new suit. What are the other changes in 2024? Wally West is in a wheelchair. Cisco’s still a tech genius. Director Tom Cavanagh high-fives the Mirror Master. Related: The Flash, Mirror Master [...]

SHIP: SUPERGIRL’s #Karamel Evolves into Real-Life Romance For Melissa Benoist & Chris Wood

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CW image. Karamel (the shipper name for Kara and Mon-El) has evolved into a real-life relationship for Supergirl’s Melissa Benoist and Chris Wood. It’s not surprising if you’ve had a chance to see the two actors on set in Vancouver. The pair were papped on vacation in Mexico while their castmates schlepped in the rain [...]

TV PILOTS: ABC Female Buddy Cop & Con Pilot THE TRUSTEE With Meaghan Rath & Laverne Cox

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Chemistry looks good in the female buddy cop and con pilot The Trustee. The ABC pilot brings together narcotics detective Eliza Radley (Meaghan Rath) and her precinct’s trustee Amanda Jones (Laverne Cox) — a con completing her prison sentence by doing odd jobs and filing for the police — in an unlikely partnership. Rath and Cox cracked [...]

DIRECTOR: Oscar Winner Casey Affleck Directs Himself & Co-Star Anna Priowsky in LIGHT OF MY LIFE in Vancouver

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Casey Affleck on set of Light of My Life in New Westmister. Casey Affleck is pulling triple duty. The bearded Oscar winner wrote the script, directs and co-stars in the film Light of My Life about a father and his young daughter (Anna Priowsky) hunted in a post-pandemic world. Casey Affleck accepts the Oscar for Best Actor [...]

OUATVAN: ONCE UPON A TIME’s #CAPTAINSWAN (Jennifer Morrison & Colin O’Donoghue) on Vancouver Stage

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Once Upon a Time’s CaptainSwan — Jennifer Morrison and Colin O’Donoghue — on stage at the official  fan convention in Vancouver. In Emma Swan and Captain Hook’s first scene together showrunners saw something in that moment and CaptainSwan was born. Favourite Captain Swan scene. The beanstalk – Colin. Something coming up – Jennifer. CaptainSwan wedding. [...]

TRAILER: Kevin Smith Directing SUPERGIRL Fight Club in Vancouver For Monday’s Episode

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Kevin Smith directs Supergirl Fight Club last month in downtown Vancouver for the upcoming episode. Supergirl vs alien in Cathedral Park. Cleanup on aisle three. What we saw. Kevin Smith on set. Remember that big romantic Karamel (Kara & Mon-El) scene we thought was happening on top of a downtown Vancouver parkade? #Supergirl filming on top [...]

START: THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE Season 3 Starts Filming in Vancouver This May

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More The Man in the High Castle in Vancouver this summer. Amazon renewed the alt-timeline drama for a third season with Eric Overmyer as the new showrunner. It starts filming mid-May in metro Vancouver and is expected to wrap mid-October. Creator Frank Sponitz parted ways with High Castle midway through season 2, leading to a [...]

SHIP: ONCE UPON A TIME’s #SwanQueen Two Moms (Jennifer Morrison & Lana Parrilla) & Henry in Vancouver

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Henry’s Two Moms see their son off at the Storybrooke school bus. Is this fan fiction? Or a scene from the Once Upon a Time season six finale? Both. Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison), wearing a wedding ring, and Regina Mills (Lana Parrilla) accompany Henry (Jared Gilmore) and his season one satchel to the school bus. [...]

SHIP: #Sanvers (Floriana Lima & Chyler Leigh) Time on Next Week’s SUPERGIRL

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CW image. Sanvers. Maggie Sawyer and Alex Danvers. The latest ship to break the Internet. The Supergirl couple played by Floriana Lima and Chyler Leigh go on a yoga date next Monday And run into one of Maggie’s exes (Haley Sales). The CW released some official photos of the sequence today directed by Kevin Smith. [...]

NEXT: LEGENDS OF TOMORROW’s Doomworld Features Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards) as a Super Hero

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Felicity Smoak a super hero? She is in Doomworld, the new reality created by the Legion of Doom using the Spear of Destiny on next week’s Legends of Tomorrow. What else has changed? Nathan has a mullet and works for Mick? Sara and Amaya work for Damien Darhk? Martin Stein works for Jax at STAR [...]

ONCE UPON A TIME Vancouver Fan Convention This Weekend With CaptainSwan, Evil Queen & Granny’s Diner, Mr. Gold’s Set Tours

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CaptainSwan. The Evil Queen. And set visits to Granny’s Diner and Mr. Gold’s. That’s what the sold-out US$1000 Gold package gets you at this weekend’s Once Upon a Time fan convention in Vancouver. CaptainSwan — Jennifer Morrison and Colin O’Donoghue — headline Saturday with panels, a CaptainSwan sandwich photo opp (US$155), meet and greets and [...]