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:

DC TV: New Vegetarian Kevin Smith Tweets Photo from Home Where He’s Recovering from Heart Attack

Kevin Smith is a vegetarian now! Hope The Flash and Supergirl film crews like kale as much as Buddy burgers. Home again, home again, jiggety-jig! Home is where the heart is and the heart is feeling good! It’s actually getting more blood flow and oxygen than it has in a long time. So I am [...]

FINAL SEASON: If You Want to Revisit Storybrooke This Might Be the ONCE UPON A TIME Episode to Find

Once Upon a Time creators teased a return to Storybrooke in the Henry Mills episode filming now in metro Vancouver. It’s a flashback to young Henry Mills (Jared Gilmore) and his adoptive Mom (Lana Parrilla) that fills in the gaps between him as a high school student and him as the young man who heads [...]

TV PILOTS: CHARMED Reboot, A MILLION LITTLE THINGS Among 6 Network Pilots Filming in Vancouver This March

Updated: ABC David Giuntoli, Grimm image. A Millon Little Things Writer/Producer: DJ Nash. Director: James Griffith. Did you ever see The Big Chill? ABC pilot A Million Little Things is about eight friends — four men and four women — who are shocked when the one friend whose life seemed most together commits suicide. That’s [...]

SEASON 13: SUPERNATURAL’s Sam & Rowena (Jared Padalecki & Ruth Connell) in Vancouver’s Pink Alley

Updated: Supernatural’s Sam vs Rowena in the Pink Alley. Supernatural filmed in the “Pink Alley” last night. This is a downtown Vancouver alley off Granville Street that the city painted pink and yellow in the Fall of 2016. The idea was to make what normally are corridors for dumpsters and service vehicles into play spaces. [...]

SEASON 13: Amanda Tapping-Directed SUPERNATURAL With Sam & Dean in a Homage to 1940s Noir Films To Air March 8th

Sam & Dean Winchester (Jared Padalecki & Jensen Ackles) with Lucca Camilleri (Massi Furlan) in the back. Sam & Dean Winchester in a homage to 1940s noir films. DIVINE INTERVENTION – Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) Winchester are close to collecting everything they need to open a rift into the apocalyptic world and [...]

FINAL SEASON: ONCE UPON A TIME’s Wish Hook & Alice (Colin O’Donoghue & Rose Reynolds) in Their Cursed Identities

Wish Hook and Alice are family. But what is Gothel? Wish Hook, Alice & Gothel in their Seattle identities. Once Upon a Time filmed in New Westminster as Seattle’s Hyperion Heights today with Colin O’Donoghue, Rose Reynolds and Emma Booth on set as their Seattle identities — Detective Rogers, Tilly and Eloise Gardener. Director: Tessa Blake. [...]

DC TV: Beloved THE FLASH/SUPERGIRL Director Kevin Smith Survived A Massive Heart Attack Tonight

Honourary Vancouverite Kevin Smith survived “a massive heart attack” tonight. And in true Kevin Smith style shared the shocking news from his hospital bed. After the first show this evening, I had a massive heart attack. The Doctor who saved my life told me I had 100% blockage of my LAD artery (aka “the Widow-Maker”). [...]

NEW SERIES: Netflix’s SABRINA Casts the Teen Witch’s Family & Foes – Aunt Zelda, Aunt Hilda & Madam Satan.

Robert Hack illustration.The Riverdale family expands with a new series this year. Look for a dark take on teenage witch Sabrina to start filming in Vancouver on March 19th. Kiernan Shipka is Sabrina Spellman in The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Sabrina’s family: Miranda Otto is Aunt Zelda. Lucy Davis is Aunt Hilda. Miranda Otto. Lord [...]

START: TRAVELERS Season 3 With Eric McCormack to Start Filming March 26th in Vancouver

Update: Showcase will not be involved with Travelers season 3. Travelers season 3 starts filming at the end of March in metro Vancouver. Showcase and Netflix’s Travelers series starring Eric McCormack is about people from the distant future who can project their consciousness back in time and into unsuspecting people just before their recorded death. [...]

SEASON 6: Roy Harper Returns To ARROW and Speedy Suits Up on March 8th

What is Roy Harper doing back in Star City? Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Thea Queen (Willa Holland) are shocked to hear that Roy (Colton Haynes) is in town and in trouble. Thea suits up as Speedy to save him. Where are you guys keeping my suit? — Thea. Speedy makes a comeback TOMORROW at 9/8c [...]

SEASON 13: SUPERNATURAL Returns March 1st with Jack & Not Castiel. Jack & Mary & Bobby. Filmed at Minaty Bay.

Updated: Jack & Not Castiel. When Supernatural returns with a new episode next Thursday, March 1st, we will visit Lucifer’s son Jack (Alexander Calvert) and Mary Winchester (Samantha Smith) in the Apocalypse World. Michael & Co. are in Jack’s head fooling him with a fake Castiel. But somehow he and Mary manage to escape Michael’s [...]