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 5: THE FLASH’s Father-Daughter Speedsters Play Ball in Vancouver

The Flash Season 5. Grant Gustin as Barry Allen. The Flash plays ball. Central City Police Department versus Central City Fire Department in a game for charity. What could go wrong? Speedsters on the field. Jessica Parker Kennedy and Grant Gustin. Barry and Iris’s daughter Nora West Allen aka XS throws umpire’s vest? into the [...]


This year’s DC Crossover on The CW may not have aliens or Nazis but it will have Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) in all three episodes and introduce his significant other Lois Lane (yet to be cast). As well as lesbian superhero Batwoman (Ruby Rose) and Gotham City, as Stephen Amell announced in May. Related: Ruby Rose [...]

SEASON ONE: SNOWPIERCER With Jennifer Connelly & Daveed Diggs Starts Filming in Vancouver

Snowpiercer Season One Fight your way to the front. TNT ‘s Snowpiercer series start filming in Vancouver under new showrunner Graeme Manson (Orphan Black), who replaced Josh Friedman. Filming dates: August 20th to December 22nd. Inspired by Bong Joon Ho’s futuristic 2013 thriller with Chris Evans, the 10-episode series takes place seven years after a post-apocalyptic [...]

SEASON ONE: Syfy’s DEADLY CLASS With Benjamin Wadsworth & Benedict Wong Starts Filming in Vancouver

Deadly Class Season 1 Working Title: Grape Hemlock. Filming dates: August 20th – December 6th. From the Russo brothers — directors of the biggest movie in the world, Avengers: Infinity War. Just. Say. Yes. Based on the kickass comic and produced by the Russo brothers, #DeadlyClass is coming to @SYFY in 2019. — Deadly Class [...]

SEASON ONE: Netflix’s ANOTHE LIFE With Katee Sackoff Starts Filming in Vancouver

Another Life Season One. Day 1 #AnotherLife @netflix Here we go🚀👽💕 #Niko — Katee Sackhoff (@kateesackhoff) August 20, 2018 Filming Dates: August 20th to November 20th. Cast: Katee Sackoff, Selma Blair. Netflix series Another Life stars Katee Sackoff as astronaut Niko Breckenridge who leads a young crew into outer space to trace the origins of [...]

PARODY: SUPERNATURAL Parody 2 From Hillywood With Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki & Misha Collins

Supernatural Parody 2 Who you gonna call? WINchesters. So much goodness in this Ghostbusters parody from the Hillywood Show — sisters Hilly and Hannah Hindi. Misha Collins as Janine. Richard Speight Jr. as T Rickster. Mark Pellegrino as a monster who slimes “Dean”. Cameos by Jim Beaver, Kim Rhodes, Briana Buckmaster, Ruth Connell. And of course — [...]

UPDATE: SONIC MOVIE’s James Marsden Shares Photo as Sheriff & Jim Carrey Chops Hair to Play Archvillan

Sonic Gotta Go Fast. The Sonic movie is Paramount’s live-action/animated adaption of video game Sonic the Hedgehog, filming in Vancouver, Whistler and on Vancouver Island. Filming dates: July 30th to October 15th. Cast: James Marsden, Jim Carrey, Tika Sumpter. What’s it about? Sonic the Hedgehog (voiced by Ben Schwartz) and his pals Tails and Knuckles team up to [...]

SEASON 2: Netflix’s LOST IN SPACE Returns to Vancouver This September But Will Film in Alberta Badlands Too

Netflix’s Lost in Space is expected to start filming season 2 in Vancouver on September 4th. And wrap early next year. More Danger, Will Robinson. — The Robot. Filming Dates: September 4th to January 30th, 2019. The remake of the classic 1960s series films in metro Vancouver — with Toby Stephens as Dr. John Robinson,  Molly [...]

NEW SERIES: THE INBETWEEN with Harriet Dwyer & Paul Blackthorne Starts Filming This Fall in Vancouver

The InBetween Season One Ghost Whisperer-like crime drama The InBetween with Harriet Dyer and Arrow’s Paul Blackthorne will film in Vancouver (and Los Angeles) this Fall and Winter. Filming dates: October 15th to February 20th. Cast: Harriet Dyer, Paul Blackthorne, Anne-Marie Johnson, Cindy Luna, and Chad James Buchanan. I am SO looking forward to this …. [...]

SEASON 4: SUPERGIRL Waited for Melissa Benoist’s Return From Broadway To Film Premiere

Supergirl Season 4 She’s back. Kara & Brainy.#Supergirl at Vancouver Art Gallery. Wrapped at north plaza. @MelissaBenoist & @jesserath — YVRShoots (@yvrshoots) August 13, 2018 #Supergirl Reading scripts #YVRshoots #whatsfilming @yvrshoots @WhatsFilming — His and Her Design (@HisAndHerDesign) August 13, 2018 Supergirl shooting downtown. @yvrshoots @TheCWSupergirl — Nick Naugle (@nawgoo) August 13, [...]

SEASON ONE: Netflix Martial Arts Drama WU ASSASSINS With Iko Uwais in Vancouver’s Chinatown

Wu Assassins Season One Iko Uwais. The Raid 2 image. Netflix martial arts drama Wu Assassins has started filming in Vancouver. Filming dates: August 13th – November 20th. What’s it about? Iko Uwais (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) stars as Kai Jin, a young chef in San Francisco’s Chinatown who’s chosen to be the latest and [...]