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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TV PILOTS: Meet Jacob Kane (Dougray Scott) in the BATWOMAN Pilot Filming in Vancouver

Batwoman Pilot. Meet Col. Kane. Kate Kane’s father and the head of Gotham City’s private security firm Crows Security. Dougray Scott is Jacob Kane in the Batwoman pilot. Here he is reacting to a bomb threat at Gotham City’s Movie in the Park night. Filmed at Cathedral Park in downtown Vancouver on Friday night. In [...]

THE END: SUPERNATURAL Season 15 Will Be Its Last Say Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles & Misha Collins

Supernatural The End. Misha Collins, Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki. Updated: Supernatural’s fifteenth season will be its last — stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles and Misha Collins announced today. Hey #SPNFamily here’s a little message from @JensenAckles @mishacollins and me. I’m so grateful for the family that’s been built because of the show. Excuse me [...]

SEASON 5: THE FLASH’s Team Flash in Downtown Vancouver to Film The Girl With the Red Lightning

The Flash Season 5. The West-Allen Family. The Flash’s penultimate episode of season 5 – The Girl With the Red Lightning. Who was there? The family unit – Barry Allen, Iris West-Allen and Nora West-Allen (Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Jessica Parker Kennedy). Team Flash – Cisco, Ralph, Caitlin (Carlos Valdes, Hartley Stewart, Danielle Panabaker) Sherloque [...]

SEASON 3: GET SHORTY With Chris O’Dowd & Ray Romano To Film in Vancouver This Spring/Summer

Get Shorty Season 3. You’re only as good as your next hit. The adventures of a mobster-turned-movie producer in Hollywood adapted from Elmore Leonard’s novel and movie. Filming dates: May 6th to July 31st (with additional shooting in Lost Angeles). Cast: Chris O’Dowd, Ray Romano. Get Shorty follows Miles Daly (Chris O’Dowd), muscle for a [...]

CASTING: ARROW Director James Bamford’s Daughter Jade as Young Mia

Arrow Season 7. Like father. Like daughter. I follow James Bamford on Instagram so I’ve watched his daughter Jade grow up and instantly recognized her as young Mia on this week’s Arrow. — James Bamford (@JamesBamford) March 21, 2019 James Bamford started off as fight coordinator on Arrow, then stunt coordinator and moved onto [...]

NEXT: Red Daughter Backstory on Sunday’s SUPERGIRL With Lex Luthor

Supergirl Season 4. Red Daughter. You can’t break a Kryptonian but maybe you can bend one — Lex Luthor. What is Lex Luthor doing with Red Daughter? When Kara travelled back in time in Supergirl’s season 3 finale, another version of her split off and landed in the snow in Russia. This is a Supergirl [...]

TV PILOTS: BATWOMAN, THE LOST BOYS, NANCY DREW Among 10 Pilots Filming in Vancouver This March – UPDATED

TV Pilots In Order of Start Dates. Updated as new information becomes available. CW Pilot Batwoman Films: March 4th to 25th. Cast: Ruby Rose. Dougray Scott, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Camrus Johnson, Nicole Kang, Elizabeth Anweis. Kate Kane/Batwoman origin story. Predates the Crossover Elseworlds. Writer/Producer: Caroline Dries. Director: Marcos Siega. Sign code: FLDRMS. ABC Pilot The Hypnotist’s Love [...]

CASTING: John Slattery To Star in FOX A.I. Pilot neXT Filming in Vancouver This March

FOX Pilot neXT John Slattery of Mad Men fame will star as a former Tech CEO who helps battle a rogue A.I. in FOX pilot neXT. Films: March 26th to April 11th. Cast: John Slattery, Fernanda Andrade, Jason Butler, Harner, Eve Harlow, Aaron Moten, Gerardo Celasco and Michael Mosley. Brilliant but paranoid former tech CEO, Paul [...]

CASTING: Ryan Phillippe & Katrina Law Start Filming CBS Pilot ALIVE in Vancouver

CBS Pilot Alive. Ryan Phillippe (Shooter) and Katrina Law (Arrow) are back in Vancouver to film CBS pilot Alive (formerly Frankenstein). Ryan Phillippe is homicide detective Mark Escher mysteriously brought back to life by Dr. Victor Frankenstein. And Katrina Law is his wife Elizabeth, a pathologist who suspects her ex Frankenstein is behind the resurrection. [...]

NEXT: Heathers the Musical on This Wednesday’s RIVERDALE

Riverdale Season 3. Veronica Lodge as Heather McNamara. Cheryl Blossom as Heather Chandler. Betty Cooper as Heather Duke. Cheryl McCoy as Veronica Sawyer. What’s Your Damage? We’ll see Riverdale High’s production of  Heathers the Musical on this Wednesday’s episode Big Fun. Can it top last year’s production of Carrie the Musical for off-stage drama? Heathers the Musical is [...]

PART 2: CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA Trailer. Streams April 5th on Netflix.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. It’s a wicked world out there, and Sabrina is brewing up trouble. After signing her name in the Book of the Beast, Sabrina struggles to find the balance between her place in the mortal world and her new darker side. New challenges await Sabrina in Part 2, including having to choose [...]