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.
Posts by Susan Gittins:

SEASON 7: ONCE UPON A TIME’S CaptainSwan (Colin O’Donoghue & Jennifer Morrison) Curtain Call Next Week

Pirate’s Life: When Henry finds himself in trouble, he calls upon his Storybrooke family for help, and together they set off on a mission to find Cinderella. Along the way, Hook is confronted by an unexpected foe who threatens the group’s success. In Hyperion Heights, Jacinda searches for a way to see Lucy with some [...]

VIFF: Inside the BETTER CALL SAUL, GHOST WARS, LUCIFER, RIVERDALE Writers Rooms at VanCity Theatre

Tomorrow is Indie Day at the Vancovuer International Festival with writers from Lucifer, Riverdale, Ghost Wars and Better Call Saul.   [...]

PREMIERE: ONCE UPON A TIME Season 7’s Hyperion Heights With Henry & Roni (Andrew J. West & Lana Parrilla)

Jacinda (Dania Ramirez), Lucy (Alison Fernandez), Henry (Andrew J. West), Roni (Lana Parrilla) & the Fremont Troll. Crisp Print. Instagram: megancrisp2424 In the Once Upon a Time season 7 premiere, young Henry leaves his adoptive Mom (Lana Parrilla) and Storybrooke on his motorcycle in search of his own story in new lands. Years later in another realm, [...]

PREMIERE: From Storybrooke to ONCE UPON A TIME’s New Enchanted Forest With Adult Henry (Andrew J. West)

Once Upon a Time starts a new book of fairy tales tonight. Young Henry (Jared Gilmore) leaves his adoptive Mom (Lana Parrilla) and Storybrooke in search of his own story with adventures in new lands. A magic bean and he’s off. Years later adult Henry (Andrew J. West) is riding his bike through an Enchanted [...]

PREMIERE: GHOST WARS With Squamish as Haunted Alaska Town Premieres on Syfy & Netflix

Squamish, get ready for your closeup. Paranormal series Ghost Wars premieres on Syfy and then Netflix with Squamish playing the haunted, remote town of Port Moore, Alaska. When outcast Roman Mercer (Avan Jogia) arrives in Port Moore he isn’t welcomed, but the fed-up townspeople ask for his help in repelling ghosts. Vinent Don’Onofrio (DareDevil) stars [...]

TV PILOTS: RIVERDALE Spinoff CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA Expected to Film in Vancouver Next Spring

The Riverdale family expands. Look for a darker take on teenage witch Sabrina filming its pilot somewhere in Vancouver next Spring. Like Riverdale’s adaption of the Archie comics, the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina will be a darker story about the young teen who’s half-witch, half-mortal. Riverdale creator Roberto Aguirre Sacasa shared a page of the pilot’s [...]

DC CROSSOVER: Earth-X Nazis in Vancouver for ARROW, THE FLASH, LEGENDS OF TOMORROW & SUPERGIRL Crossover

Earth-X Nazis. Earth-X Nazis might be as much as I see of this year’s 4-way — Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl — DC Crossover Event, which is in its second week of filming in Vancouver. Arrow is hosting today at the former Canada Post Building in a blacked-out set in the vast [...]

BIG MOVIE: DEADPOOL 2’s Cable (Josh Brolin) Shops At Army & Navy in Vancouver

What is he wearing? Josh Brolin as Cable. Cable went shopping at Army & Navy after hours. Deadpool 2 shut down half a block of Hastings Street intermittently in Vancouver for a sequence of Cable (Josh Brolin) pulling two shopping carts from Army & Navy. Did he pay? He didn’t even close the front door. [...]

SEASON 11: Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) Will Be in Hospital in THE X-FILES Season 11 Premiere

Why is Dana Scully in hospital and not Fox Mulder? 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 Duchovny) fell  ill in a car on Washington D.C.’s Interstate played by Vancouver’s Georgia Viaduct. [...]

DC CROSSOVER: THE FLASH & ARROW’s Stephen Amell at Burnaby’s Former Youth Detention Centre

How complicated is a 4-way DC crossover — Supergirl, Arrow, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow? Very. Just look at this Flash slate with Arrow added. What triggers this year’s 4-way crossover? Barry Allen and Iris West’s wedding. Who’s in it: Oliver Queen, the Green Arrow (Stephen Amell); Barry Allen, the Flash (Grant Gustin); Kara [...]

SEASON 7: ONCE UPON A TIME’s Henry & Lucy (Andrew J. West & Alison Fernandez) on Operation ?? in Vancouver

Updated: Henry & Lucy on Operation ?? Once Upon a Time season 7 premieres next Friday with a new curse, new town and new identities. Young Lucy (Alison Fernandez) has to convince adult Henry (Andrew J. West) that he is her father and that there’s a new curse. It doesn’t go very well at first. [...]