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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CASTING: Cobie Smulders To Star in ABC Pilot STUMPTOWN Filming in Vancouver This March

ABC Pilot Stumptown. Cobie Smulders is coming to Vancouver this March to star in ABC Pilot Stumptown. Stumptown is a nickname for Portland, Oregon. Filming dates: March 11th to March 22nd. Related: ABC Pilot Stumptown Is Filming in Vancouver This March. The pilot is inspired by the Greg Rucka graphic novels about army-veteran-turned-private investigator Dex Parios, who [...]

START: Vampire Series VAN HELSING With Kelly Overton Starts Filming Season 4 in Vancouver

Van Helsing Season 4. Humanity’s last hope — Vanessa Van Helsing. There are now two Van Helsings  — Vanessa (Kelly Overton) and Lilly (Julie Lynn Mortensen) Van Helsing walking the Earth. And no Scarlett Harker (Missy Peregrym), who sacrificed herself in the season 3 finale. Season 4 starts filming in Vancouver this week with our [...]

FAN EXPO: SUPERGIRL’s Melissa Benoist & Tyler Hoechlin Panel at Wizard World in Portland

Supergirl Season 4. Fandomopolis photo. Supergirl’s Melissa Benoist & Tyler Hoechlin travelled to Wizard World in Portland to meet the fans and talk about the show. Melissa with kids = ADORABLE — Fandomopolis (@Fandomopolis) February 23, 2019 Lots of laughs in the #Supergirl panel #WizardWorldPortland — Fandomopolis (@Fandomopolis) February 23, 2019 I’ve been [...]

SEASON 14: SUPERNATURAL’s Week – Camera Crew in Baby’s Back Seat. Misha’s Kids on Set. J2 at Whistler.

Supernatural Season 14. Sam & Dean & Cas with extra help. Supernatural filmed episode 14×18 Absence this week with Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles and Misha Collins on set, along with the camera crew in Baby’s back seat and some extra help on the clapboards from Misha’s kids. Looks like a fun place to work. Proud [...]

SEASON 5: White-and-Gold Speedster Godspeed Spotted at THE FLASH Set in Vancouver

The Flash Season 5 Updated: White-and-gold speedster Godspeed is in (future) Central City. For The Flash episode 5×18 entitled Godspeed — of course — and directed by the show’s own Danielle Panabaker. In DC Comics lore, Godspeed is the speedster alter-ego of August Heart, a former CCPD colleague of Barry Allen’s and a new crime-fighting [...]

SEASON 4: SUPERGIRL’s David Harewood To Direct Episode in Vancouver Starting Next Week?

Supergirl Season 4. David Harewood DGA. David Harewood will be calling the shots on a Supergirl episode next week. From the BC Production List: He completed his first week of director’s prep. Great first week of Prep! Long way to go but shaping up well! #Supergirl — David Harewood (@DavidHarewood) February 23, 2019 David [...]

SEASON 4: SUPERGIRL Filming at Its CGI-ed White House in Vancouver Tonight

Supergirl Season 4. Pop Goes the World/@PopGoestheWorld image. Supergirl is filming at its fake White House tonight. The shot-in-Vancouver series set up on the Main Mall of the University of British Columbia this week to shoot a sequence of protestors fleeing an explosion at the White House. This is the same spot the Supergirl series [...]

SEASON 5: THE FLASH’s Danielle Panabaker Directs Grant Gustin & Jessica Parker Kennedy in Vancouver

The Flash Season 5. Danielle Panabaker Directs. Updated. Danielle Panabaker DGA. Danielle Panabaker has one more day of directing The Flash episode 5×18, Godspeed. Until tonight, I hadn’t seen her directorial debut. Here she is with her co-star Grant Gustin aka the Flash at the Vancouver Public Library. The Scene: Dad brings his speedster daughter [...]

CASTING: Tyler Posey To Star in CW Pilot THE LOST BOYS Filming in Vancouver This March

CW Pilot The Lost Boys. Updated. Werewolves to vampires? Teen Wolf star Tyler Posey is coming to Vancouver to play one of two brothers who move with their widowed mother to a California town, where the local teens turn out to be a nest of vampires in CW pilot The Lost Boys. Tyler Posey/Teen Wolf [...]

PREMIERE: TOM and GRANT From THE FLASH Buddies Debuts February 27th on Vimeo

Tom and Grant. Quit Your Day Job. Tom Cavanagh and Grant Gustin’s crowd-funded short film Tom and Grant debuts February 27th on Vimeo. If you wanna watch a hilarious short flick about two idiot small time crooks starring Grant Gustin and @CavanaghTom, make your way to – you might catch some music written by [...]

TV PILOT: Pop Pilot RIDE OR DIE About Spin Class Murder Starts Filming In Vancouver

Pop Pilot Ride or Die Murder in a spin class? Films: February 25th to March 2nd. Cast: Marley Shelton, NeNe Leakes, Molly Sims, Jennifer Landon, Tawny Newsome. When an elite spin studio is rocked by a strange murder, a down-on-her-luck outsider teams up with a true-crime buff to find the killer. Director: Zoe Cassavetes. From [...]