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:

LEO AWARDS: Short Films SIDEKICK & THE LETTER CARRIER From ARROW/THE FLASH Teams

Updated with winners from Night One of Three. What do the cast and crew of Arrow and The Flash do in their spare time in Vancouver? Make Leo Awards-nominated short films The Letter Carrier and Sidekick. The Letter Carrier Carlos Valdés, Jesse L. Martin and Rick Cosnett are the team behind The Letter Carrier. The [...]

SHIP: Will SUPERGIRL’s #Sanvers Go The Way of THE 100’s #Clexa & ONCE UPON A TIME’s #SwanQueen?

Marry me — Alex Danvers to girlfriend Maggie Sawyer in Supergirl season 2 finale. Are #Sanvers — the shipper name for Maggie Sawyer and Alex Danvers — about to go the way of #Clexa and #SwanQueen with one-half of the couple leaving the show? Floriana Lima, who plays Maggie Sawyer, will reduce her role on [...]

NEW MOVIE: DRAGGED ACROSS CONCRETE With Mel Gibson & Vince Vaughn Expected to Film in Vancouver This Summer

Mel Gibson. The Expendables 3 image. Crime thriller Dragged Through Concrete is expected to film in Vancouver. What’s it about? A veteran policemen Ridgeman (Mel Gibson) and his younger hothead partner Anthony (Vince Vaughn) find themselves suspended when a video of them man-handling a suspect goes viral. Low on cash the two renegades turn to [...]

IN THEATRES: Paul McCartney’s Vancouver-Filmed Cameo in PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is in wide release today. In the fifth instalment of the billion-dollar Pirates franchise, Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) searches for Poseidon’s trident while pursued by evil Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem). Will Turner  (Orlando Bloom), Henry Turner (Brenton Thwaites), Joshamee Gibbs (Kevin McNally), Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) and [...]

UPDATE: OVERBOARD Role Reversal Movie Filming in Vancouver With Anna Faris, Eugenio Derbez & Eva Longoria

Anna Faris shared the news about the start of production with her fans. This is why I’ve been so quiet on twitter-I’m being loud on set in Vancouver https://t.co/3G8d4pUH9g — Anna Faris (@AnnaKFaris) May 25, 2017 Remember Overboard with Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell? About a spoiled rich woman who falls overboard from her yacht [...]

DEPARTURE: Mark Sheppard Leaves SUPERNATURAL With No Plans to Return

No more Crowley quips? The wise-cracking King of Hell sacrificed himself in the Supernatural season finale to close the portal between two worlds and actor Mark Sheppard says there are no plans for him  to return, as we can see from an exchange of tweets between Sheppard and executive producer Jim Michaels. Demon Dean/Crowley bromance. [...]

START: PSYCH THE MOVIE With James Roday & Dule Hill Starts Filming in Vancouver

And so it begins….again. 🍍👊🏻👊🏿 — James Roday (@JamesRoday) May 25, 2017 Psych is back together to make a holiday movie. Filming starts today on location in Vancouver at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre and then the Burrard Ironworks Building. Egh ehm, egh ehm…Does anyone have a cough drop?? @SteveFranks @Psych_USA #PsychTheMovie 🍍🍍🇨🇦 pic.twitter.com/Bg0QRf2G97 — [...]

START DATES: New Seasons of RIVERDALE, THE FLASH, SUPERGIRL, ARROW, DC’s LEGENDS, SUPERNATURAL Filming in Vancouver

THE CW Filming Start Dates in Vancouver: RIVERDALE Season 2. Starts filming June 22nd, Wraps April 1st.   THE FLASH Season 4. Starts filming July 4th. Wraps April 28th.   SUPERGIRL Season 3. Starts filming July 6th. Wraps April 24th.   ARROW Season 6. Starts filming July 10th. Wraps April 20th.   DC’s LEGENDS OF [...]

FINALE: ARROW Season 5 Finale With Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen Comes Full Circle to Lian Yuan Tonight

Get ready for a season finale showdown this Wednesday. Catch up now on #Arrow: https://t.co/vO8fUCwEOW pic.twitter.com/3W3YpSOgu0 — Arrow (@CW_Arrow) May 22, 2017 Adrian Chase aka Prometheus has captured most of Team Arrow — Felicity, Diggle, Thea and Curtis — and taken them to Lian Yu in the north China seas. Oliver Queen aka the Green [...]

START: OVERBOARD Role Reversal With Anna Faris as Single Mom Starts Filming in Vancouver

Remember Overboard with Goldie Hawn and Kurt 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 [...]

START: The Lost Wife of Robert Durst With Katharine McPhee & Daniel Gillies Starts Filming in Vancouver

What happened to Kathie Durst who disappeared in 1982? Did her husband murder her? Popular HBO docu-series The Jinx examined Robert Durst’s role in her disappearance. The heir to a New York real estate empire is accused of killing her. Now Lifetime is making a TV movie The Lost Wife of Robert Durst focusing on the [...]