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:

BIG MOVIE: Anna Kendrick Skates at Downtown Vancouver Rink for Disney Christmas Comedy NOELLE

Anna Kendrick can skate. Not as well as she can sing. But she got it done in several takes with the help of some crew as spotters. Disney Christmas comedy Noelle is filming in Vancouver’s Robson Square skating rink as Phoenix’s City Skate this week. What’s Noelle about? Santa’s daughter(Anna Kendrick) is forced to take [...]

SEASON ONE: New Fall Hit THE GOOD DOCTOR With Freddie Highmore Films in Vancouver

Dr.  Shaun Murphy. Freddie Highmore not in character. Look at the smile and eye contact. ABC scored an early and surprise hit with filmed-in-Vancouver The Good Doctor. Why did people fall so hard for Freddie Highmore’s new surgical resident Dr. Shaun Murphy, an autistic young man with savant syndrome? Maybe because Shaun gets in trouble [...]

BIG MOVIE: NOELLE With Anna Kendrick to Film in Vancouver’s Robson Square as Phoenix’s City Skate

Disney’s Christmas comedy Noelle — with Anna Kendrick as Santa’s daughter Noelle — is filming in Vancouver’s Robson Square skating rink this Monday, November 20th. What’s it about? Noelle (Anna Kendrick) is forced to take over the family business after her Dad decides to retire and her brother (Bill Hader) gets cold feet ahead of [...]

DC CROSSOVER: Team SUPERGIRL, ARROW, THE FLASH and LEGENDS OF TOMORROW – Part One

Images: Bettina Strauss/The CW. Save the Date. The four-hour CW crossover begins on Supergirl on November 27th at 8 p.m. with the rehearsal dinner and wedding of Barry Allen and Iris West. Crisis on Earth X: Barry and Iris’s wedding brings the gang together, but things go awry when villains from Earth-X attack the ceremony. [...]

DC CROSSOVER: Team SUPERGIRL, ARROW, THE FLASH and LEGENDS OF TOMORROW – Part Two

Images Katie Yu/The CW. Save the Date. Part Two of the four-hour CW crossover airs on Arrow at a special time on Monday, November 27th at 9:00p.m. We will learn more about the Earth-X villains: Dark Arrow (Stephen Amell), Dark Flash(Tom Cavanagh) and Overmind (Melissa Benoist). Crisis on Earth X: Barry and Iris’s wedding brings [...]

DC CROSSOVER: Team SUPERGIRL, ARROW, THE FLASH and LEGENDS OF TOMORROW – Part 3

Images: Katie Yu/The CW. Save the Date. Part Three of the four-hour CW crossover airs on The Flash at 8 p.m. on November 28th. Iris West (Candice Patton) and Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards) are captives of Earth-X villains. Crisis on Earth X: Barry and Iris’s wedding brings the gang together, but things go awry [...]

DC CROSSOVER: Team SUPERGIRL, ARROW, THE FLASH and LEGENDS OF TOMORROW – Part 4

The fourth and final hour of this year’s DC Crossover Event: Crisis on Earth X has a DC mashup under Vancouver’s Granville Bridge. Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers, Echo Kellum as Curtis Holt/Mr. Terrific, Maisie Richardson- Sellers as Amaya Jiwe/Vixen, Rick Gonzalez as Rene Ramierz/Wild Dog, Caity Lotz as Sara Lance/White Canary, Grant Gustin as [...]

HARASSMENT: SUPERGIRL, THE FLASH, ARROW & LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Cast Support Those Who Spoke Out About Sexual Harassment

Last Friday night, Variety reported that Warner Bros. TV has launched an investigation into Arrow-verse showrunner Andrew Kreisberg. 15 women and 4 men who work or worked under Kreisberg accuse him of sexual harassment and inappropriate physical contact over a period of years. While no one is named in the Variety article, the harassment allegations appear [...]

DC CROSSOVER: Second Teaser Features ARROW’s Oliver Queen & Earth-X Arrow

The 4-way DC TV Crossover — Supergirl, Arrow, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow — got its second teaser tonight. It features Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) in a Nazi-esque uniform. Crossover Teaser. Lord Mesa’s take on the Earth-X Villains. “Crashers” @StephenAmell @grantgust @CavanaghTom @CW_Arrow @ArrowProdOffice @ARROWwriters @CW_TheFlash @FLASHtvwriters This totally popped in my head after [...]

SEASON 13: SUPERNATURAL’s Sam & Dean Winchester Visit Sheriff Donna in Upcoming Episode

Sam & Dean & Donna.  Sam & Dean Winchester (Jared Padalecki & Jensen Ackles) drove into the Oshkosh Sheriff Department’s Impound Facility today where Donna Hanscum (Briana Buckmaster) was waiting in a sheepskin coat. Production on this upcoming episode of Supernatural is underway in New Westminster at 11th and Royal Avenue. After the sun disappeared and [...]

TV PILOT: Syfy Pilot DEADLY CLASS (Based on Graphic Novel) Starts Filming in Vancouver

A teen with a moral code is recruited into the School for the Deadly Arts. That’s the graphic novel Deadly Class being adapted for Syfy. The pilot starts filming in Vancouver today with Benedict Wong (Doctor Strange) as Master Lin, headmaster of this high school for assassins. Doctor Stramge image. Benjamin Wadsworth is teen-with-a-code Marcus [...]