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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MILESTONE: Team Arrow Documentary For ARROW’s 150th Episode with Stephen Amell

Arrow 150th. Shane Harvey/The CW. Arrow’s 150th episode is shot as documentary The Emerald Archer with a camera crew following around Oliver Queen and Team Arrow. Narrated by Kelsey Grammer. Synopsis: the 150th episode of “Arrow” showcases a documentary entitled “The Emerald Archer: The Hood and the rise of vigilantism” starring Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell), [...]

MILESTONE: SUPERNATURAL’s 300th Episode With Long-Awaited Winchester Family Reunion Next Week

Supernatural 300th Episode. Dean Buscher/The CW. Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Samantha Smith, Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Winchester Family Reunion. Papa Winchester aka Jeffrey Dean Morgan returns for a long-awaited family reunion in  Supernatural’s 300th episode, Lebanon. Cast: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Samantha Smith, Misha Collins, Kurt Fuller and more. JEFFREY DEAN MORGAN RETURNS [...]

SEASON 4: Dreamer & Supergirl Team up Against Menagerie on SUPERGIRL Next Month.

Supergirl Season 4. That was amazing — Supergirl to Dreamer. When Supergirl returns on Sunday, February 17th, we’ll get to see Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and new transgender superhero Dreamer (Nicole Maines) in action against jewel thief villain Menagerie (Jessica Meraz). Menagerie. Nicole Maines filmed stunt sequences for episode 4×12 at Vancouver’s Westin Bayshore Hotel in [...]

BYE ZOMBIE: iZOMBIE With Rose McIver Has Wrapped Filming in Vancouver

iZombie Wraps. ByeZombie. Bye stir-fried brains. iZombie has wrapped five seasons of filming in Vancouver. Wrap party last weekend. We’ll miss zombie Liv Moore (Rose McIver) and her tasty braaaaiiins recipes. She solved dozens of Seattle homicides by eating victims’ brains and taking on their memories and traits with the help of her friends Ravi [...]

TV PILOT: CW Pilot BATWOMAN With Ruby Rose To Film in Vancouver This March

Batwoman Pilot. Updated with change of director and castings. It’s official. Vancouver is Gotham City. The CW’s Batwoman pilot with Ruby Rose is on the BC Production List. Filming dates: March 1st to 25th. Last week I reported the pilot was expected to film here. Related: CW pilot Batwoman Expected to Film in Vancouver this [...]

SEASON 3: RIVERDALE Filming Heathers the Musical in Vancouver’s Point Grey High School

Riverdale Season 3. Riverdale High’s production of  Heathers the Musical is filming at Vancouver’s Point Grey High School. Can it top last year’s production of Carrie the Musical for off-stage drama, also filmed at Point Grey High? Heathers the musical is adapted from the 1988 cult movie starring Winona Ryder, Christian Slater and Shannen Doherty about teen [...]

PREMIERE: SIREN Season 2 With Eline Powell as Mermaid Premieres Tonight on Freeform

Siren Season 2. More mermaids are coming. Siren season 2 premieres tonight on Freeform. Imagine waking up and seeing all those mermaids… #Siren — Siren (@SirenTV) January 25, 2019 What’s it about: A mysterious young woman named Ryn arrives in Bristol Cove during its annual Mermaid Days Festival, which celebrates the local legend that this [...]

RESHOOTS: GOOD BOYS With Jacob Tremblay Returns to Vancouver February 1st-4th For More Filming

Good Boys. Vancouver’s own Jacob Tremblay is going R-rated in the Superbad-style comedy Good Boys which returns to the city for additional photography in early February. Additional photography: February 1st to 4th, 2019. Principal photography: July 23rd to September 11th, 2018. Cast: Jacob Tremblay, Midori Francis, Keith L. Williams, Brady Noon, Molly Gordon. It’s a coming-of-age [...]

TV PILOT: ABC Pilot THE HYPNOTIST’S LOVE STORY With Heather Graham Filming in Vancouver This March

TV Pilot. Updated with new filming dates. Heather Graham is co-starring in and producing the ABC pilot The Hypnotist’s Love Story in Vancouver this March. Filming dates: March 10th -March 27th. The pilot is adapted from the bestselling book by Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty. What’s it about: after a string of failed romances, [...]

SEASON 4: First Look at SUPERGIRL’s Lex Luthor (Jon Cryer) in Vancouver

Supergirl Season 4. There’s a new Lex Luthor in town. Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men) is Supergirl’s Lex Luthor. Michael Rosenbaum was Smallville’s Lex Luthor. We’ll meet Lena Luthor (Katie McGrath)’s brother Lex in Supergirl 4×15 O Brother Where Art Thou? Synopsis: Lex Luthor reaches out from prison to enlist Lena into one [...]

PREMIERE: THE MAGICIANS Season 4 With Hale Appleman as the Monster Debuts Tonight

The Magicians Season 4. Hale Appleman as the Monster. Eric Milner/SYFY. Magic is a Monster. Season 4 of The Magicians premieres on Syfy tonight with Hale Appleman as the Monster. Cast: Olivia Taylor Dudley (Alice Quinn), Jason Ralph (Quentin Coldwater), Stella Maeve (Julia Wicker), Hale Appleman (Eliot Waugh), Summer Bishil (Margo Hanson), Jade Tailor )Kady Orloff-Diasz), Trevor [...]