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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TONIGHT: THE X-FILES Season 11 with Fox Mulder & Dana Scully (David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson) Premieres

Updated: Where did we leave agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully? On a Washington, D.C. bridge with Mulder apparently dying from an alien virus unleashed on the world and an immune Scully desperate to save him. We pick up not long after the cliffhanger with the roles reversed. Mulder is driving around town and Scully [...]

SEASON 2: A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS With Neil Patrick Harris Streams March 30th on Netflix

There’s no happy endings, not here and not now, this Verse is all Fluctuation and woes, you might dream that justice and peace win the day, but that’s not how the Declaration goes .. . Count Olaf breaks the fourth wall in a A Message from Count Olaf to announce Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events [...]

SEASON 3: Reign (Odette Annable) Rampages as SUPERGIRL (Melissa Benoist) Recovers In Two Weeks

You were warned — Reign. Reign (Odette Annable) continues her rampage on National City as Supergirl stays in a dreamlike state, struggling to recover from her super fight with the Kryptonite. Production filmed Reign stopping a bank robbery in Vancouver’s historic 1911 banking hall in the Penhome Building at Homer & Pender. Got a few [...]

PIRATED: Filmed-in-Vancouver THE FLASH, PRISON BREAK & ARROW in Top Ten Most-Pirated Shows of 2017

It’s a dubious honour but still a huge compliment. Game of Thrones tops the most-pirated show for the sixth year in a row, according to Torrent Freak. Filmed-in-Vancouver The Flash made it on the list for the third year in a row, as did Arrow for the fifth year in a row — but the [...]

25 YEARS: THE X-FILES Fox Mulder & Dana Scully (David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson) Wrap in Vancouver

25 years of The X-Files — 9 seasons. 2 movies. 8 year gap. 2 event series. 25 years of night shoots, 25 years of frozen lips, 25 years of friendship. Happy wrap @davidduchovny. Thanks for taking this ride with me and I’ll see you in January! #TheXFiles — Gillian Anderson (@GillianA) December 22, 2017 [...]

TRAILER: Filmed-In-Vancouver OVERBOARD With Anna Faris, Eugenio Derbez & Eva Longoria

Anna Faris filming Overboard in Steveston’s Cannery Cafe. Remember Overboard with Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell? About a spoiled rich woman who falls overboard from her yacht off the coast of Oregon and suffers amnesia. The local carpenter cons her into thinking she’s his wife and the mother of his four sons. But by the time her memory’s [...]

SEASON 11: THE X-FILES Fox Mulder & Dana Scully (David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson)’s Chemistry

 Why is The X-Files successful…David and Gillian’s chemistry is ridiculous — Mitch Pileggi. David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are the iconic FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, who after nine seasons, two movies and an extended break returned to our screens in 2016 with a 6-episode event series. The X-Files came back this year [...]

BIG MOVIE: COWBOY NINJA VIKING With Chris Pratt to Film in Vancouver Next Summer?

Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy/Jurassic Park) is Duncan, a soldier who becomes a “Triplet” with the personalities of an American cowboy, Japanese Ninja and Scandinavian Viking inside his mind.. Naturally he’s the product of a secret government program for the war on terror.  When the unit falls apart and the other Triplets go rogue, [...]

NEW SERIES: Netflix’s RIVERDALE Offshoot SABRINA To Start Filming Season 1 This [March] in Vancouver

Update: Start of filming pushed to March 19th. The Riverdale family expands with a new series. Look for a dark take on teenage witch Sabrina to start filming in Vancouver in [mid-March]. Developed as a potential Riverdale spinoff for The CW, the new series instead goes straight to Netflix with a two season order of [...]

SEASON 13: Jensen Ackles, His Wife Danneel Harris & Misha Collins Film SUPERNATURAL in Horseshoe Bay

What were Jensen Ackles, his wife Danneel Harris Ackles and Misha Collins doing in Horseshoe Bay earlier this week? #Supernatural in Horseshoe Bay. JDM — Jensen Ackles, his wife Danneel Harris Ackles & Misha Collins surprised everyone by walking around the village like ….regular humans. Lousy photo but proof it happened. #SPN — YVRShoots [...]

SEASON 7: ONCE UPON A TIME Sisters Regina & Zelena (Lana Parrilla & Rebecca Mader) Reunite

Once Upon a Time sisters Regina and Zelena reunite in their new cursed identities: bartender Roni and spin instructor Kelly. So that’s who Roni (Lana Parrilla) and grownup Henry (Andrew J. West) drove to see in San Francisco. The wicked witch (Rebecca Mader) is now working as a spin instructor. And naturally Roni and Henry [...]