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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SEASON 4: THE FLASH (Grant Gustin) In New Suit Versus Hazard? Filmed in Downtown Vancouver

The Flash Reborn versus Hazard? A villain fans think is Hazard robbed a bank today and somehow orchestrated a seemingly random string of events to knock the Flash (Grant Gustin) to the ground as she made her getaway. VFX whiz Armen Kevorkian is directing episode 3 of season 4 reportedly titled Luck Me a Lady. [...]

SEASON 4: THE FLASH in Downtown Vancouver For Luck Me a Lady With Hazard

Revised and Updated: Whose origin story is The Flash telling today? The Flash is filming season 4 episode three Luck Me a Lady in downtown Vancouver today directed by VFX whiz Armen Kevorkian. So far we’ve had a sequence of this lady running for a Central City Bus. And then a flash of light when [...]

CELEBRITY: Johnny Depp is in Vancouver for RICHARD SAYS GOODBYE. And He’s Met Dozens of Fans.

Johnny and Joe. Updated: Johnny Depp is in Vancouver to film Richard Says Goodbye about a dying college professor who binges on every vice. A terminal diagnosis prompts the professor to blow up his staid life and live as freely as possible. Sarcastic, reckless and a touch mad, Richard hurls insults, smokes, drinks, has indiscriminate sex and [...]

SEASON 3: SUPERGIRL (Melissa Benoist), Psi (Yael Grobglas) and Reign (Odette Annable) in New Westminster

Updated: Supergirl in New West. It’s New Westminster’s turn to play National City today and tomorrow. Supergirl herself (Melissa Benoist) was on set this afternnon facing off against black-leather-clad psychic villain Psi (Yael Grobglas), a psychic who uses her foes’ minds against them. Melissa Benoist instagrammed a cropped version of the photo. 🚧🚗🚧 whoops @supergirlcw [...]

START: ABC’s THE GOOD DOCTOR With Freddie Highmore Starts Filming in Vancouver

It’s time to change the way you think. Sometimes being different can make all the difference.  His mind is extraordinary. New series The Good Doctor starts filming today in metro Vancouver. What’s it about? Dr. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore from Bates Motel) is a young, autistic medical savant who’s up for a job as surgeon [...]

SEASON 3: DC’s LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Vs VFX Dinosaurs in Downtown Vancouver as L.A.

Dominic Purcell, Brandon Routh, Caity Lotz, Victor Garber. Guys I think we broke time — Sara Lance The Legends faced off against to-be-added-later dinosaurs today for the season 3 premiere. Remember the cliffhanger ending to season 2 when the WaveRider crashed into modern-day Los Angeles where dinosaurs roamed the streets and London’s Big Ben is [...]

START: ABC’s Refugees-From-The-Future Series THE CROSSING With Steve Zahn Starts Filming in Vancouver

500 Refugees. 47 Survivors. 1 Unimaginable Secret. ABC’s refugees-from-the-future series The Crossing starts filming today in and around Vancouver. What’s it about? Refugees from a war-torn country seek asylum in a small American fishing town in Washington state, but it turns out the country they are fleeing from is America …..150 years in the future. [...]

CELEBRITY: Johnny Depp as Dying College Professor in Richard Says Goodbye Filming in Vancouver

Richard Says Goodbye photo. Johnny Depp binges on every vice in Richard Says Goodbye — which is filming in downtown Vancouver today. A terminal diagnosis prompts a college professor to blow up his staid life and live as freely as possible. Sarcastic, reckless and a touch mad, Richard hurls insults, smokes, drinks, has indiscriminate sex and more [...]

PREMIERE: SOMEWHERE BETWEEN With Paula Patton and Devon Sawa Debuts on ABC

A mother who tries to change the fate of her daughter’s murder. In ABC summer murder mystery Somewhere Between, San Francisco news producer Laura Price (Paula Patton) knows that her daughter Sabrina will die at the hands of an unknown killer. So she travels back in time to try to stop it. Her husband Tom [...]

START: THE EXORCIST Season 2 With John Cho, Alfonso Herrera and Ben Daniels Starts Filming in Vancouver

The Exorcist is a series about priests dealing with cases of demonic possession, inspired by the movie of the same name. In season 2, Father Tomas Ortega (Alfonso Herrera) and defocked Marcus Keane (Ben Daniels) hit the road out of Chicago searching for more cases. They find one on a private island near Seattle where [...]

START: Season 2 of THE ARRANGEMENT With Josh Henderson and Christine Evangelista Starts Filming in Vancouver

Hollywood’s version of a Cinderella story The Arrangement starts filming season 2 in Vancouver today, beginning on sound stages in North Shore Studios. What’s it about? Young actress Megan Morrison (Christine Evangelista) auditions for the female lead opposite big star Kyle West (Josh Henderson) in a summer blockbuster. She doesn’t realize she’s auditioning for something [...]