Author Page For: Susan Gittins

Profile:
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.
Posts by Susan Gittins:

LOCATION: SUPERGIRL’s Hamilton-Style Duel in Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre With Chris Wood, Peter Gadiot & Melissa Benoist

On Supergirl’s Valentine’s Day episode — which aired this week — there was a Hamilton-style duel between Supergirl’s rival suitors: interdimensional trickster Mxy (Peter Gadiot) and Daxonite Mon-El (Chris Wood) in Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre. Supergirl flies in to stop Mxy from killing Mon-El with lead bullet. I will marry you — Kara says to Mxy [...]

NEXT: THE FLASH Speedsters Versus GRODD’s Army. Filmed in Downtown Vancouver.

It’s the Speedsters versus GRODD and his gorilla army in Central City. The Flash (Grant Gustin) teams up with Kid Flash (Keiynan Lonsdale) and Jesse Quick (Violet Beane) to try to stop giant sentient GRODD (voiced by David Sobolov).  How does he get to Earth 1? With help from Gypsy (Jessica Camacho) from Earth 19. [...]

SHOOT: ONCE UPON A TIME’s RumBelle (Robert Carlyle & Emilie de Ravin), GoldenHook & Hook (Colin O’Donoghue) on a Cell Phone

Once Upon a Time moved from the Granny’s Diner set down to Mr. Gold’s this afternoon in Steveston as Storybrooke. RumBelle (Robert Carlyle & Emilie de Ravin) had a long talk– sometimes heated — outside Mr. Gold’s. @HobbitLaura @yvrshoots @WhatsFilming yes they were, from a better angle pic.twitter.com/BWTcuTX531 — kc and the sunshine (@jecapalacio) February [...]

SHOOT: ONCE UPON A TIME’s Black Fairy (Jaime Murray) Versus Regina (Lana Parrilla) in Storybrooke Aka Steveston

 The Black Fairy’s in Storybrooke. Once Upon a Time filmed in Steveston as Storybrooke today with several stunt doubles on set to fight the Black Fairy. Zelena’s green car. Costume from behind.  Black Fairy versus Regina (Lana Parrilla and stunt double). Regina falls to her knees from a blast but fires back and the Black [...]

BIG BUDGET: THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US’s Kate Winslet & Idris Elba in Downtown Vancouver

Updated: The winter survival romance The Mountain Between Us with Kate Winslet and Idris Elba is wrapping soon in British Columbia and today’s sequence seems to be one of the closing scenes of the movie. The Mountain Between Us is adapted from the Charles Martin book. Photojournalist Alex Martin (Winslet) and surgeon Ben Bass (Elba) [...]

SEASON FINALE: TIMELESS Duo — Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter — Travel to 1954 Washington D.C. aka Vancouver Art Gallery

The Timeless trio — Lucy (Abigail Spencer) and Wyatt (Matt Lanter) — chase Flynn (Goran Visnijic) to 1954 in Washington, D.C. and  a Rittenhouse once-in-a-generation meeting that includes anti-commie senator Joe McCarthy (Spencer Garrett). Flynn intends to kill the Rittenhouse cabal but Lucy has other ideas. Will she make the ultimate sacrifice? Timeless filmed some [...]

BIG BUDGET: Shane Black’s THE PREDATOR With Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn & Jacob Tremblay Starts Filming in Vancouver

Revised and updated. There’s something out there, waiting for us… And it ain’t no man. Shane Black’s The Predator starts filming today in metro Vancouver on the University of British Columbia campus with Olivia Munn (X-Men/Ocean’s Eight) as a scientist.  Boyd Holbrook (Logan/Wolverine 3 villain) is the new Arnold Schwarzenegger as an ex-marine,  Keegan-Michael Key, and [...]

NEXT: SUPERGIRL (Melissa Benoist) & Her Suitor Mister Mxyzptlk (Peter Gadiot) in National City aka Downtown Vancouver

A magical imp Mister Mxyzptlk shows up on Earth and declares his love for Kara on Supergirl tonight. She tries to let him down easy, thinking him harmless, but he decides it’s a challenge and starts to wreak havoc on National City. My name is Mxyzptlk and I love you Kara Zor-El. Will you marry [...]

SHOOT: THE FLASH & Kid Flash (Grant Gustin & Keiynan Lonsdale) & #Vipsy – Vibe & Gypsy (Carlos Valdes & Jessica Camacho) in Downtown Vancouver

The Flash times two. Who or what were the Flash (Grant Gustin) and Kid Flash (Keiynan Lonsdale) dealing with today? It looked like they were shooting lightning, according to one fan. The two actors practiced the move in downtown Vancouver this morning and then nailed it in two takes. One, two, three….lightning bolts? Vibe times two. [...]

TONIGHT: RIVERDALE’s Closing Night at the Drive-In Played By Langley’s Real-Life Twilight Drive-In

Jughead tries to save Riverdale’s Twilight Drive-In tonight in The Last Picture Show, filmed at Langley’s real-life Twilight Drive-In last Fall. It’s more than a Drive-In. It’s Jughead’s home. Thanks for watching tonight’s #Riverdale. pic.twitter.com/xoafuJqHgb — Riverdale (@CW_Riverdale) February 17, 2017 Twilight Drive-In Facebook Who knew Jughead’s Dad (Skeet Ulrich) is part of biker gang, [...]

TONIGHT: SUPERNATURAL is Tarantino-ed When Mary Winchester Rounds Up Her Sons Sam & Dean Plus Castiel For Heist

On tonight’s Stuck in the Middle (With You) episode of Supernatural, Mary Winchester (Samantha Smith) asks her sons Sam and Dean (Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles) and angel Castiel (Misha Collins) for help on a case she’s working, but fails to mention she’s stealing an important item for the British Men of Letters. Richard Speight [...]