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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Crossover Part 3. Tyler Hoechlin. Updated: The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl Crossover. Elseworlds Part 3 – Supergirl. The big showdown. Our heroic trio back as themselves — the Green Arrow, Flash and Supergirl. Location: Surrey City Hall Plaza as Central City. Who was there? SuperDeegan, diabolical Dr. John Deegan, Amazo. Superman, Lois Lane, Green Arrow, The [...]

DC CROSSOVER: THE FLASH (Stephen Amell) & ARROW (Grant Gustin) Reversal on Vancouver Set

Crossover. The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl Crossover. Elseworlds Part One: The Flash. Oliver Queen is the Flash. Barry Allen is the Green Arrow. Reality has been rewritten. Supergirl and Superman were there, too. Cast: Stephen Amell, Grant Gustin, Melissa Benoist, Tyler Hoechlin. Director:  Kevin Tancharoen. Location: Vancouver Art Gallery north plaza as Central City. Stephen Amell as [...]


The Ultimate Crossover. Arrow (Stephen Amell) and the Flash (Grant Gustin) are crossing over into each other’s superhero costumes. This explains many of Stephen Amell’s hints on Twitter. Officially started work on the crossover today. — Stephen Amell (@StephenAmell) September 14, 2018 Finally got fitted for my crossover outfit. Never could’ve imagined… — Stephen [...]

DC CROSSOVER: Trigger Twins (Stephen Amell & Grant Gustin) Film ARROW, THE FLASH, SUPERGIRL Crossover in Vancouver

Crossover. What are Stephen Amell and Grant Gustin wearing? Are they auditioning for the musical Grease? The Arrow and Flash stars filmed in a downtown alley at suppertime today. Are Oliver & Barry in Grease?#TheFlash #Arrow #Supergirl #Batwoman crossover #Elseworlds. — YVRShoots (@yvrshoots) October 16, 2018 Grease? — Wiretap (for Chrome) (@ThisIsWiretap) October [...]


Crossover Look what Arrow, The Flash and Supergirl did to Surrey’s former Flamingo Lounge today. Arrow star Stephen Amell shared a photo from today’s Supergirl shoot at the former Surrey strip club. I caught a glimpse of him in costume as he stepped out of his Airstream but not enough to guess who he’s playing [...]

SEASON 14: My Three Dads. Sam & Dean & Cas with Jack for SUPERNATURAL

Supernatural Season 14. Update: Supernatural 14×08 Out of Darkness. Turns out this is Heaven — for Jack. Sam & Dean & Cas & Jack with Baby. My Three Dads. Sam & Dean & Cas & Jack/J2MA#Supernatural in Delta today. Season 14 premieres tomorrow night. — YVRShoots (@yvrshoots) October 11, 2018 Director: Eduardo Sanchez. Location: [...]

SEASON 4: Kevin Smith Returns to Direct SUPERGIRL With Melissa Benoist, Jesse Rath & Nicole Maines in Vancouver

Supergirl Season 4. Update: 4×08 – Bunker Hill. Kevin Smith returns to direct Supergirl in season 4. Kevin Smith (post-heart attack & looking svelte) directing #Supergirl‘s Melissa Benoist & Co. in PoCo today. @ThatKevinSmith — YVRShoots (@yvrshoots) October 9, 2018 With Kara Danvers (Melissa Benoist), Brainy (Jesse Rath) and newcomer Nia Nals (Nicole Maines) [...]

NEW SERIES: Jessica Biel to Star in Facebook Watch’s LIMETOWN Filming in Vancouver This Winter

Limetown Season 1 Jessica Biel (The Sinner) will star and executive produce Facebook Watch series Limetown filming in Vancouver this Winter. The Sinner image. Based on a popular podcast, Limetown follows Lia Haddock (Jessica Biel), a journalist for American Public Radio (APR), as she unravels the mystery behind the disappearance of over 300 people at a mysterious neuroscience research facility [...]

CHARITY: SUPERNATURAL Pie Day Tops Thanksgiving Food Drive — Starring Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki & Misha Collins

Supernatural Pie Day. Supernatural Pie Day with Jensen “Action” Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha “Pie-in-the-Face” Collins and crew helped put Thanksgiving dinner on many Vancouver tables this weekend.   View this post on Instagram   #SupernaturalPieDay has gone too far. (🎥 @jwmanzano ) A post shared by Jensen Ackles (@jensenackles) on Oct 6, 2018 at 12:59pm [...]

SEASON 14: SUPERNATURAL Teaser With More of Jensen Ackles as Michael-Dean

Supernatural Season 14. So hang on and enjoy the ride — MichaelDean. Supernatural released a new teaser of season 14. Where are we? Sam is searching for his brother Dean, who is Archangel Michael’s new vessel. Earlier in the week, Jensen Ackles appeared on Live With Kelly & Ryan.   View this post on Instagram   [...]

NEW SERIES: Apple’s Series INK/MAGIC HOUR With Brooklynn Prince To Film in Vancouver This Fall/Winter

Ink/Magic Hour Season One. Brooklynn Prince in The Florida Project. Updated: Brooklynn Prince from The Florida Project is coming to Vancouver to star in Apple’s pre-teen investigative series. Filming dates: November 12th to April 15th, 2019. What’s it about? A young girl moves from Brooklyn to a small lakeside town and chases a story that [...]