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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NEW MOVIE: FEVER HEART with Alexander Skarsgard & Carla Delevingne Expected to Film in Vancouver in May

Fever Heart is now expected to film in Vancouver in May. What’s it about? An amnesiac (Alexander Skarsgard) who teams up with a circus sharp shooter (Cara Delevingne) to get back his memories. They will have to work together in a strange mystical land in order to evade the violent tracker Blood Lieberman who’s out to [...]

SHOOT: LEGENDS OF TOMORROW’s Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill), Sara Lance (Caity Lotz), Nathan (Nick Zano) & Vixen (Maisie Richardson-Sellers) in Downtown Vancouver

Legends back together again? Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill) joined Legends Sara Lance (Caity Lotz), Nathan (Nick Zano) and Vixen (Maisie Richardson-Sellers) on a time-travel adventure back to the 1960s for season two’s episode 14 entitled MoonShot. Legends of Tomorrow filmed this sequence at Oceanic Plaza in downtown Vancouver on a cold January afternoon. When you [...]

SHOOT: LEGENDS OF TOMORROW’s Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill) in His Long Coat & Commander Steel (Matthew MacCaull) in Downtown Vancouver

Legends of Tomorrow’s Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill) showed up today in downtown Vancouver in his signature long brown coat. Who was he with? Commander Steel (Matthew MacCaull) from the Justice Society of America. Flashback, time travel or something else? This season’s episode fourteen is entitled MoonShot. @yvrshoots Can’t confirm or deny… — Matthew MacCaull [...]

TCA NEWS: PRISON BREAK Season 5 With Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell & Sarah Wayne Callies

Breaking out is just the beginning. Prison Break is about brothers Michael Scofield and Lincoln Burrows — Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell — who take turns breaking each other out of prison. It ran for four seasons on FOX – 2005 to 2009 — and filmed its 9-episode revival in metro Vancouver and Morocco last [...]

LIFETIME: Water-Contamination Docu-Drama FLINT With Cher to Film in Vancouver & Los Angeles This Spring?

Update: Water contamination docu-drama Flint with Cher now expected to film in Toronto, according to Production Weekly. Is Cher is coming to Vancouver this Spring to star in and executive produce Lifetime’s TV movie Flint about the water-contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan? Katie Couric is co-producing with Craig Zadan and Neal Moron. Bruce Beresford is [...]

TRAILER: Extended Trailer for THE 100 Season 4 With Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley & Marie Avgeropoulos

How do we tell these people that the world is ending after everything they’ve been through? — Clarke. How are Clarke and Co. going to stop a meltdown of radiation plants around the world that will exterminate the human race in six months? The story won’t be about trying to stop it. showrunner Jason Rothenberg [...]

PREMIERE: BATES MOTEL Final Season With Freddie Highmore & Vera Farmiga Premieres February 20th on A&E

What have you done to Mother, Norman? Norman Bates’s descent into madness is complete in this teaser for Bates Motel fifth and final season. In last season’s penultimate episode Forever, Norman (Freddie Highmore) killed his mother Norma (Vera Farmiga) in what he thought would be permanent carbon-monoxide-induced sleep for both. But he unexpectedly survived. In [...]

TCA NEWS: GRODD Returns to THE FLASH in 2-Parter & Music Meister Introduced in Musical Crossover With SUPERGIRL

Remember when Gorilla GRODD got sucked through a vortex (filmed under Vancouver’s Granville Bridge) into Gorilla City in The Flash season 2? Related: The Flash Versus GRODD Under the Granville Bridge. GRODD is back in season 3. We will see the adventures of GRODD in Gorilla City in an upcoming The Flash two parter — [...]


Season 13, here we come!!! Thanks to all those who have kept us going this long…what a life changing ride it has been. #SPNFamily forever! — Jensen Ackles (@JensenAckles) January 8, 2017 Huge congrats to @JensenAckles, @jarpad and the entire #SPNFamily on the pickup for your 22nd season. — Stephen Amell (@StephenAmell) January 9, 2017 [...]


A CW superhero event at Paley Fest 2017. 2:00 p.m., March 18th. Details to come. Presale begins January 9th.   [...]

SHOOT: SUPERGIRL SPFX Explosion Overnight in Downtown Vancouver

Update: Supergirl faces off against her magical suitor Mister Mxyzptlk on this block. Not everything we do is visual effects… kudos to our amazing special FX department, one of the best I’ve worked with. #supergirl A video posted by Larry Teng (@tengstagram) on Jan 6, 2017 at 10:28pm PST What was Supergirl doing overnight last [...]