Author Page For: Susan Gittins

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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 6: Trio From Team ARROW at Big Belly Burger Truck in Vancouver

Is one of the Team Arrow newbies a traitor? Arrow filmed Curtis/Mr. Terrific (Echo Kellum), Dinah Drake/Black Canary (Juliana Harkavy) and Rene/Wild Dog (Rick Rodriguez) looking glum at a Big Belly Burger food truck parked at Vancouver’s Victory Square. In between takes, the three actors were all smiles. Curtis/Mr. Terrific (Echo Kellum), Dinah Drake/Black Canary [...]

BIG MOVIE: Disney’s North Pole Comedy NOELLE With Anna Kendrick, Bill Hader, Billy Eichner & Shirley MacLaine in Vancouver

Updated with name change to Noelle from Nicole. Santa’s daughter Noelle is taking over the family business. Disney’s North Pole comedy starts filming Monday, October 23rd, in Vancouver and Whistler. Related: North Pole Comedy Noelle With Anna Kendrick to Film in Vancouver This Fall? Anna Kendrick instagrams from Vancouver. Okay Vancouver, this is the first [...]

BIG MOVIE: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Gets Vancouver Day As He Runs Through Downtown Streets For SKYSCRAPER

345am. Man on the run. Day 47 of 64 shooting our action thriller #SkyscraperMovie. Shot big sequences tonight requiring lots of moving parts. THANK YOU to the hundreds of extras putting in the hard work. Fear and terror are never fun emotions to play with – especially for 10hrs straight. Thanks again and great work. [...]

SEASON 4: WestAllen (Candice Patton & Grant Gustin) Christmas on THE FLASH in Vancouver. Plus The Thinker.

Barry and Iris. WestAllen’s first Christmas after getting married in the crossover? #westallen pic.twitter.com/Zxt7YXKZpS — Amy (@Overwatch_Arrow) October 21, 2017 Filming of #TheFlash tonight. It looks like Christmas!🎅🎄@yvrshoots @WhatsFilming #AllenWest #grantgustin #CandicePatton #撮影 #アメコミ pic.twitter.com/bUidAebVCQ — Hang out VAN! (@hangoutvan) October 21, 2017 Candice Patton returns to set with her dog Zoe. Candice arriving back [...]

SEASON 7: ONCE UPON A TIME’s Officer Rogers (Colin O’Donoghue) & Tillie (Rose Reynolds) at Fremont Troll Set

The Fremont Troll set is comprised of five large sculpted pieces of styrofoam assembled under east Vancouver’s Heatley Overpass and then dismantled after. Updated: Once Upon a Time season 7 returned to its Fremont Troll set (based on a real-life public sculpture in Seattle) for an upcoming scene of Officer Rogers (Colin O’Donoghue) and Tillie [...]

DC CROSSOVER: DC Mashup With Dozen Heroes from ARROW, THE FLASH, LEGENDS OF TOMORROW & SUPERGIRL in Vancouver

CW image. This post has been updated. DC mashup: Alex Danvers, Mr. Terrific, Vixen, Wild Dog, White Canary, The Flash, Citizen Steel, the Green Arrow, ATOM, Mick Rory, Citizen Colld, Black Canary, Zari. Versus: Earth X villains. What a feat of scheduling by this year’s Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl crossover.  Thirteen [...]

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

Gillian Anderson as Dana Scully. Updated: A chance encounter at the pumps? Or something more? The X-Files shut down traffic on West Vancouver’s Marine Drive to film Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) chatting with this guy parked next to her at the pumps. Now I know why she did a double take. Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) [...]

DC CROSSOVER: ARROW’s Green Arrow (Stephen Amell) Versus X?

Stephen Amell as the Green Arrow. Updated: Who’s behind the mask? The annual DC Crossover of Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl is filming action sequences under the Granville Bridge in downtown Vancouver. Legends of Tomorrow is hosting so likely this is for the fourth hour of the four-hour crossover airing at the [...]

BIG MOVIE: SKYSCRAPER With Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in Surrey Central. The Rock Meets More Fans.

The Rock at Surrey Central. Lucky fans met Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson on set at Surrey City Hall on Friday night. How’n the hell is a man expected to get any work done on his job site. Ok, one “hi” and then I’m out. This disturbing me while I work is a bunch of horseshit! [...]

DC CROSSOVER: SUPERGIRL Sisters Kara & Alex Plus LEGENDS OF TOMORROW’s Sara at THE FLASH’s WestAllen Wedding

Supergirl  sisters Kara and Alex Danvers and Legends of Tomorrow’s Sara Lance are among several hundred guests attending the wedding of Barry Allen and Iris West in this year’s DC Crossover Event. Alex (Chyler Leigh) joins Kara (Melissa Benoist) at the steps leading up to the church, where she chats with Sara Lance (Caity Lotz). [...]

SEASON 13: Sam & Dean Winchester (Jared Padalecki & Jensen Ackles) at Smile Diner in Vancouver

Supernatural’s Sam & Dean Winchester in the Smile Diner. That seems right. Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles aka J2 filmed a quick walk and talk in downtown Vancouver late this afternoon. We couldn’t hear what they were saying but their reactions are the stuff of memes. Supernatural season 13 — yup 13 — premieres Thursday night [...]