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:

RESTART: DEADPOOL 2’s Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) and Domino (Zazie Beetz) on Set in Vancouver

Ryan Reynolds and Zazie Beetz chat this afternoon before a Deadpool and Domino scene. Deadpool 2 resumed filming today after a two-day shutdown to honour American stunt rider Joi “SJ” Harris, who was killed performing a Domino motorcycle stunt on Monday morning. Today’s shoot was rescheduled from Monday. And continues tomorrow. Ryan Reynolds on set [...]

RESTART: DEADPOOL 2 Resumes Production in Vancouver 48 Hours After Stuntwoman’s Death

Domino (Zazie Beetz) takes a moment today. Updated: Deadpool 2 resumed filming today after a two-day shutdown to honour American stunt rider Joi “SJ” Harris, who was killed performing a Domino motorcycle stunt on Monday morning in downtown Vancouver. Ryan Reynolds was spotted arriving early with security. Ryan Reynolds seen getting to set of #DeadPool2 [...]

SEASON 13: SUPERNATURAL’s Dean Wincheser (Jensen Ackles) & Sheriff Mills (Kim Rhodes)on Set in Sapperton

Supernatural fans in Sapperton. Some fans from the annual Supernatural Fan Convention in Vancouver linger to see some on-location filming. A sunny day at the office brings out the #spnfamily. Thanks for gettin a tan with me today, y’all. A post shared by Jensen Ackles (@jensenackles) on Aug 15, 2017 at 4:54pm PDT It was [...]

SEASON 11: THE X-FILES Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Erika Price (Barbara Hershey) On Set in Vancouver

Fox Mulder is on set. For the season 11 premiere of The X-Files. And he’s not looking too bad considering how we last saw him. In the X-Files season 10 finale people across America fell ill provoking widespread panic as  Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson)  looked for a cure. Her alien DNA protected her but Mulder  (David [...]

STUNT DEATH: DEADPOOL 2 Stunt Motorcycle Rider Joi “SJ” Harris Dies Performing Stunt in Downtown Vancouver

Joi Harris’s facebook. Update: It was Joi “SJ” Harris who died this morning. She was the first  African-Amercan female professional road racer and a first-time stunt performer, Deadline: Hollywood reports. Correction: Joi Harris was imported specially from the U.S. to perform today’s Domino-riding-her-Ducati stunt.  Vancouver’s Natasha Denis is the Domino stunt double we’ve seen on set not [...]

TEEN CHOICE: RIVERDALE, THE FLASH & SUPERGIRL Are The Teen Choice

Update: Riverdale won 7 awards, The Flash 2 and Supergirl 1. Tonight is the Teen Choice Awards. And several Vancouver-filmed shows and movies are up for awards. Archie Comics adaption Riverdale leads the way with eight nominations, including KJ Apa for breakout star as the redheaded Archie and #Bughead (Betty and Jughead) for best ship. [...]

BIG MOVIE: DEADPOOL 2 Inflatable Panda Stunt in Downtown Vancouver

Update: A female Deadpool stunt driver (believed to be Domino’s stunt double) died Monday morning at a different locationt in downtown Vancouver. Production has shut down. Deadpool 2 has built a used car lot set with an inflatable panda in downtown Vancouver for a character to land on. Stunt rehearsal. Update on #deadpool2 is the [...]

SATURDAY: Jensen Ackles Cameos on BUDDY GAMES And Rocks Out at SUPERNATURAL Convention

Jensen Ackles had a busy Saturday. Cameo-ing on Josh Duhamel’s The Buddy Games, which started filming in metro Vancouver this week. . @joshduhamel is slowly losing his mind in the woods. He has a Monster Energy IV for 6 hours every morning. Many blessings to our dood @jensenackles for coming on the movie and being [...]

CELEBRITY: Where in Vancouver is Johnny Depp Filming RICHARD SAYS GOODBYE? All Over.

Johnny Depp going by in a car with a white dog. #RichardSaysGoodbye @yvrshoots pic.twitter.com/CGZC12V2uh — Stacey (@hushrules) August 13, 2017 The village of Ladner had a big celebrity in its midst on Saturday. Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean’s Captain Jack) did a driving scene for his new movie Richard Says Goodbye. What’s it about? [...]

SEASON 4: THE FLASH’s Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) & Joe West (Jesse L. Martin) Directed by Tom Cavanagh

A Flash Fraturday in downtown Vancouver. Grant Gustin filmed overnight for the second night in a row last night — first as Barry Allen with “Dad” Joe West (Jesse L. Martin) and then in costume as The Flash. The early evening scene drew a crowd of fans, as big as the night before’s scene of [...]

SEASON 4: THE FLASH’s Iris West (Candice Patton) and Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) aka WestAllen Directed by Tom Cavanagh

Check out the ring. Looks like Iris West and Barry Allen — WestAllen — survive Barry’s trip to the Speed Force. The Flash is filming overnight tonight in a downtown Vancouver alley but first Candice Patton and Grant Gustin showed up for a WestAllen scene in front of a literal flash mob. There were so [...]