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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BIG MOVIE: Robert Zemeckis’s THE WOMEN OF MARWEN With Steve Carell in Fort Langley

Sherri Smith/@sherrismith67 video. Better shot — Sherri Smith (@sherrismith67) September 13, 2017 Steve Carell in Fort Langley pulling a miniature WWII jeep. Steve Carell stars in Robert Zemeckis’s next big movie as a man who loses his memory after a severe beating and turns to his imagination to cope. Based on documentary Marwencol, it’s [...]

NEW SERIES: U.S. Air Force UFO Investigations History Series BLUE BOOK To Film in Vancouver This Fall/Winter

UFOs? The U.S. Air Force investigated thousands of cases in the 1960s and 1970s in a top secret project called the Blue Book Project. Each episode of the new History series from Robert Zemeckis and his creative team will pull from actual files and blend UFO theories with historical events that were researched by a [...]

UPCOMING: Thriller STRIPPED With Daredevil’s Charlie Cox Expected to Film in Vancouver This Fall

Charlie Cox as Daredevil. Is Daredevil coming to Vancouver this Fall? Actor Charlie Cox who plays Matt Murdoch is starring in Stripped (working title Mustard & Roses) as married Will Hickey whose obsession with a high-end escort draws him into a world of deception and murder. Pitch Perfect’s Britanny Snow is set to co-star as Will’s [...]

TEASER: FIFTY SHADES FREED With Jamie Dornan & Dakota Johnson as Mr. & Mrs. Grey

Fifty Shades Freed teaser: The Wedding: Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) marries Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan). Filmed at Riverway Golf Club in south Burnaby. Mrs. Grey Will See You Now. Mrs.Grey shares his wealth like the private jet. Filmed at Boundary Bay Airport. Honeymoon filmed in Europe. In theatres on Valentine’s Day. [...]

CELEBRITY FOOTY: Team Hook (Colin O’Donoghue) Prepares for Next Saturday’s Celebrity Vancouver Whitecaps Match

Chris Gauthier, Andrew J. West, Michael Coleman, The 100’s Henry Ian Cusick, Carl Valentine, Colin O’Donoghue/Whitecaps image. Is Once Upon a Time fielding a whole side? Seven Once Upon a Time actors will play with Vancouver Whitecaps legends in BC Place next Saturday, September 16th. Here are four of them prepping for the game, along [...]

WORLD PREMIERE: THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US With Kate Winslet & Idris Elba Screens at TIFF Tonight

What If Your Life Depended On A Stranger? A Winter Survival Romance. Filmed-in-BC The Mountain Between Us has its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival tonight. — Film in Vancouver (@FilminVancouver) September 10, 2017 Adapted from the Charles Martin book, two strangers — photojournalist Alex Martin (Kate Winslet) and surgeon Ben Bass [...]

SEASON 2: THE ARRANGEMENT Stages Hollywood Premiere in Hollywood North for Kyle West (Josh Henderson)

Josh Henderson and Christine Evangelista as Hollywood actors Kyle West and Megan Morrison. The Arrangement staged a Hollywood premiere in Hollywood North last night. Passersby in downtown Vancouver did a double take at the red-carpet scene on Seymour Street. Especially after production closed down the block outisde the Orpheum Theatre and filled it with background actors [...]

FANS: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Meets More Fans Up The Road From SKYSCRAPER Studio in North Vancouver

It’s become a semi-regular thing. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson meets fans after a long day of shooting his upcoming action thriller Skyscraper on the North Vancouver drydocks. Last night  he stopped after midnight for fans waiting up the road from studio. It was an honour to meet @TheRock tonight. Love this inspiring guy.@WhatsFilming @yvrshoots #yvrshoots [...]

BC FILM: Kyle Rideout’s PUBLIC SCHOOLED With Judy Greer and Daniel Doheny To Screen at TIFF & VIFF

We’re stuck together, you and me. — Mom (Judy Greer). Aspiring physicist Liam (Daniel Doheny) opts out of his Mom (Judy Greer)’s homeschooling in their garage to chase after popular Anastasia (Siobhan Williams) in public school. His Mom homeschooled him because she believes public schools breed mediocrity. And Liam is anything but. He’s about to head [...]

SEASON 7: ONCE UPON A TIME’s Jacinda (Dania Ramirez) & Henry (Andrew J. West) Work on a Van Together

Isn’t it romantic? Once Upon a Time’s  Jacinda (Dania Ramirez) and adult Henry (Andrew J. West) are fixing a van together in the new Storybrooke — Hyperion Heights in Seattle. Does this image remind you of anything? How about Lloyd Dobber (John Cusack) holding up a boombox in the 1989 film Say Anything? Under the [...]

CELEBRITY FOOTY: ONCE UPON A TIME’s Hook & Rumple, RIVERDALE’s Archie Play With Vancouver Whitecaps Legends For Charity

Is Once Upon a Time fielding a whole side? Seven Once Upon a Time actors will play with Vancouver Whitecaps legends in BC Place on Saturday, September 16th. Two actors from Riverdale, four from The 100 and one each from Ice and Eureka plus some well-known local actors will join them in the match for [...]