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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BIG MOVIE: Keanu Reeves & Daniel Dae Kim Join Rom-Com ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE. Filming in Vancouver.

John Wick image. Netflix romcom Always Be My Maybe began filming in Vancouver this week. It stars Ali Wong and Fresh Off the Boat’s Randall Park as estranged childhood sweethearts and Keanu Reeves and Daniel Dae Kim in undisclosed roles. Daniel Dae Kim. Ali Wong Instagram. A post shared by Ali Wong (@aliwong) on May 30, [...]

RESHOOTS: Robbie & Stephen Amell’s CODE 8 Back in Toronto For 10 Days This June

Stephen and Robbie Amell. Cousins Stephen and Robbie Amell are back in Toronto this June for 10 days of additional photography on their movie Code 8. Stephen Amell tweet. Sitting down for a @Code8Movie screening with @RobbieAmell & our Amsterdam crew. First time I’ve seen the whole movie. Pumped. — Stephen Amell (@StephenAmell) May 31, [...]

PREMIERE: REVERIE With Sarah Shahi & Dennis Haysbert on NBC. Pilot Filmed in Vancouver. Series in L.A.

If you could live your dream … why would you ever wake up? VR drama Reverie with Sarah Shahi and Dennis Haysbert premieres tonight on NBC. The pilot filmed in Vancouver. The series in Los Angeles. What’s it about? Mara Knit (Person of Interest’s Sarah Shahi), a college professor trained in counter terrorism is brought [...]

WORLD TOUR: Jacob Tremblay’s #THEHUNTFORDEADPOOL aka Ryan Reynolds in Tokyo

Vancouver’s own Ryan Reynolds and Jacob Tremblay found each other. The two stars are in Tokyo to promote their movies Deadpool 2 and Wonder. Reynolds posted an instagram from Tokyo. Hello Tokyo. It’s been a while. #デッドプール 🇯🇵 A post shared by Ryan Reynolds (@vancityreynolds) on May 28, 2018 at 1:26am PDT Tremblay matched the [...]

BIG MOVIE: BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE Stills With Chris Hemsworth & Dakota Johnson

Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption – before everything goes to hell. Bad Times at the El Royale filmed in metro Vancouver from late January [...]

PREMIERE: Navy Seal Drama SIX Season 2 With Olivia Munn Premieres Tonight on History Channel

This is a capture/kill mission. But I’ll take him any way I can. — CIA Officer Gina Cline (Olivia Munn). Inspired by real Navy SEAL missions,  SEAL team SIX goes after the killers of their former team leader Richard “Rip” Taggart (Walton Goggins) in season 2. Team SIX and their loved ones: Joe “Bear” Graves [...]

FINALE: Liv (Rose McIver)’s in Trouble on iZOMBIE Season Finale Tonight

Liv’s in trouble on the iZombie season finale. Grab a drink, put your fingers on the glass real weird and tune in to the #iZombie season finale tonight. It is not for the faint hearted. And we are all live tweeting it together for the west coast! — Rose McIver (@imrosemciver) May 28, 2018 [...]

FAN FEST: ARROW’s Olicity (Stephen Amell & Emily Bett Rickards), OTA & Mavi at the Heroes & Villains Fan Fest in London.

My Dad is the Green Arrow. — Mavi. Stephen Amell’s daughter Mavi, who’s the worst keeper of her Dad’s secret identity, spilled the tea again at the Heroes & Villains Fan Fest in London this weekend, telling the crowd her Dad’s the Green Arrow. Mavi showed up on stage. It was the best thing what [...]

LEO AWARDS: Night One With Production Design Nominees GHOST WARS, iZOMBIE & RIVERDALE

Updated: Leo Awards Best Production Design Nominees WINNER – Riverdale Season 2 Premiere Tony Wohlgemuth A Kiss Before Dying Tony Wohlgemuth win for Best Production Design in a Dramatic Series – Riverdale: A Kiss Before Dying #LeoAwards18 — Leo Awards (@leoawards) May 27, 2018 Ghost Wars James Robbins Death’s Door   iZombie Matthew Budgeon izombie [...]


Updated: Leo Awards: Costume Design Nominees:   WINNER – Ghost Wars Candace Cruikshank Whatever Happened to Maggie Rennie. Candace Cruikshank wins for Best Costume Design in a Dramatic Series -Ghost Wars: Whatever Happened to Maggie Rennie #LeoAwards18 — Leo Awards (@leoawards) May 27, 2018   Legends of Tomorrow Maya Mani, Vicky Mulholland Crisis on Earth [...]


Update: Leo Awards: Visual Effects Nominees: WINNER: The Flash Season 3 I Know Who You Are Armen V. Kevorkian, Marc Lougee, James Baldanzi, Andranik Taranyan, Shirak Agresta Related: The Flash VFX Team’s Leo Nomination for Killer Frost’s Ice Highway. Armen V. Kevorkian, Marc Lougee, James Baldanzi, Andranik Taranyan & Shirak Agresta win Best Visual Effects [...]