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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SEASON 7: ONCE UPON A TIME Cops Weaver & Rogers (Robert Carlyle & Colin O’Donoghue)

Updated: Robert Carlyle and Colin O’Donoghue have so much chemistry off screen. Finding out they would play Seattle Police detectives Weaver and Rogers in Once Upon a Time season 7 sounded like something that could reflect that bromance on screen. OUAT Cops? #OUAT Buddy Cops.Weaver & Rogers (Robert Carlyle & Colin O'Donoghue).#OnceUponaTime in #NewWest today. [...]


Crisis on Earth-X Two Earths. Two Nights. Too Many Heroes to Count — Caity Lotz. 4 shows Almost a month of 13-hour camera days/16-hour work days. 20 superheroes on Waverider set for one sequence. 13 superheroes under Vancouver’s Granville Bridge for one sequence. Scheduling board. Danielle Panabaker photo. September 22nd to ….October 20th? Supergirl – [...]

MID-SEASON: SUPERGIRL (Melissa Benoist) Versus Reign (Odette Annable) in Fall Finale on Monday

What’s a DC Christmas without a super fight? Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) squares off against super villain Reign (Odette Annable) this Monday. This is the epic fight I watched them film in downtown Vancouver. Related: Supergirl versus Reign in downtown Vancouver. Official photos. Director Glen Winter demonstrated to  Reign how to throw a car door (lightweight [...]

SEASON 11: THE X-FILES Fox Mulder & Dana Scully (David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson) In a Church

Updsted: We’ll have to wait and see why Mulder & Scully are in a church since the theories don’t hold up. What is The X-Files doing in a church? Fans would like it to be the long-hoped-for Fox Mulder  (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) wedding but Duchovny looks more like a minister than a [...]

MID-SEASON: Jack is Back on the SUPERNATURAL Fall Finale

Jack is back for Supernatural’s mid-season finale The Bad Place. Lucifer’s son Jack (Alexander Calvert), desperate to prove to Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) Winchester that he is good and that he can control his powers, enlists the help of a dreamwalker named Kaia (Wayward Sisters’ Yadira Guevara-Prip) to help him find their [...]

MID-SEASON: ARROW’s Olicity Wedding Reception (Stephen Amell & Emily Bett Rickards) on Fall Finale

Olicity got married. Oliver Queen and Felicity Smoak got hitched in late week’s Crisis on Earth-X crossover after five-plus seasons together on Team Arrow. Who’s at the wedding reception? Wedding couple: Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) and Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards). Sister of the Groom: Thea Queen (Willa Holland). Son of the Groom: William Clayton [...]

TONIGHT: SUPERNATURAL’s Sam & Dean Winchester (Jared Padalecki & Jensen Ackles) in Vancouver Diner For Big Heist

Dean eating pie in a diner? I saw Sam and Dean Winchester heading into the diner for tonight’s episode. But I missed the pie, dammit. Supernatural filmed scenes for tonight’s The Scorpion and the Frog at Vancouver’s the Smile Diner on the same day that The Flash filmed guests fleeing Barry Allen and Iris West’s [...]

SEASON 11: Are THE X-FILES Agents Fox Mulder & Dana Scully (David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson) Sleeping Together?

Screencap. Mulder and Scully. Are they a couple in season 11? Well, they’re sleeping together one night and that’s all we know so far. The X-Files is more than two-thirds of the way through filming its new 10-episode run in Vancouver with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprising their roles as FBI agents Fox Mulder [...]

SEASON 11: THE X-FILES Fox Mulder & Dana Scully (David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson) in Vancouver

Fox Mulder and Dana Scully belong together. They looked so good tonight. Like their FBI agents of season 1: Mulder in an overcoat and suit; Scully with her red hair bobbed. David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson were both on set in Vancouver filming Mulder and Scully investigating an X-File.. I watched them shoot long takes [...]


Crisis on Earth-X Two Eartha. Two Nights. Too Many Heroes to Count — Caity Lotz. 4 shows 3 1/2 weeks of 13-hour camera days/16-hour work days. 13 superheroes under Vancouver’s Granville Bridge for one sequence. 20 superheroes on Waverider set for one sequence. Scheduling board. Supergirl – Hour One. The four-hour crossover event begins on [...]

BIG MOVIE: Anna Kendrick Skates at Downtown Vancouver Rink for Disney Christmas Comedy NOELLE

Anna Kendrick can skate. Not as well as she can sing. But she got it done in several takes with the help of some crew as spotters. Disney Christmas comedy Noelle is filming in Vancouver’s Robson Square skating rink as Phoenix’s City Skate this week. What’s Noelle about? Santa’s daughter(Anna Kendrick) is forced to take [...]