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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LEO AWARDS: UNSPEAKABLE is Best Dramatic Series. VAN HELSING & Other Winners.

Leo Awards Best of BC-Made Film and Television Best Dramatic Series Unspeakable: Producers Robert Cooper, Neil Champagne, Lily Hui, Lawren Bancroft-Wilson, John Lenic. Best Direction Anne With an E: Anne Wheeler. Best Screenwriting Blood and Water: Christopher C. Chan. Best Lead Performance by a Male Van Helsing: Jonathan Scarfe. Best Lead Performance by a Female The Bletchley Circle: [...]

LEO AWARDS: Can Briana Buckmaster Repeat for Her Performance as SUPERNATURAL’S Sheriff Donna?

Leo Awards – Guest Female Performance. Can Briana Buckmaster repeat tonight? #spanx #LeoAwards19 — B R I A N A B U C K M A S T E R (@OfficialBrianaB) June 2, 2019 She’s up for another Leo Award for her guest performance as Sheriff Donna, this time on Supernatural season 13. Congratulations [...]

LEO AWARDS: ARROW Wins Best Stunt Coordination For Slabside Prison Fight

Leo Awards – Best Stunt Coordination Arrow – Winner. Eli Zagoudakis, Jeff Robinson The Slabside Redemption. Prison fight. Congratulations Eli Zagoudakis & Jeff Robinson for winning Best Stunt Coordination in a Dramatic Series For @CW_Arrow – The Slabside Redemption #Leoawards19 — Leo Awards (@leoawards) June 2, 2019 Other Nominees Charmed Rick Pearce Other Women. Colony [...]

PREMIERE: THE CASTEEL FAMILY SAGA With Jason Priestley Premieres July 27th on Lifetime

The Casteel Family Saga Adapted from V.C. Andrews’s five-book series about an incestuous, twisted family, The Casteel Family Saga premieres July 27th on Lifetime. Jason Priestley is the Big Bad Tony Tatterton and directed the third in the series, Fallen Hearts. Cast: Jason Priestley, Annalise Basso,  Julie Benz, Chris William Martin, Chris McNally, Kelly Rutherford, Daphne Zuniga, Lizzie Boys, Keenan Tracey, Jennifer Laporte, Max Lloyd-Jones, Cindy Busby, James [...]


A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting When babysitter Kelly Ferguson’s charge is kidnapped by monsters, Kelly is recruited by a secret society of badass babysitters, who protect children destined to change the world. Filming dates: August 6th to October 16th. Cast: Writer: Joe Ballarini Director: Rachel Talalay Producers: Ivan Reichman A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster [...]

SEASON 1: BATWOMAN With Ruby Rose Starts Filming in Vancouver on July 4th

Batwoman Season One. They think I’m Batman — Kate Kane. Batwoman with Ruby Rose starts filming season one in Vancouver this summer. Preliminary order? And then picked up for full season? Or shortened season? Filming dates: July 4th to December 2nd. Related: CW Upfront Previews Batwoman with Ruby Rose Kate Kane/Batwoman origin story. Predates the [...]

SEASON 5: LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Start Filming New Season in Vancouver Mid-July

Legends of Tomorrow Season 5. The Legends are back filming another wackadoodle season in Vancouver this July. Filming dates: July 15th to January 29th, 2020. Cast: Caity Lotz, Brandon Routh, Dominic Purcell, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Nick Zano, Tala Ashe, Jes Macallan, Matt Ryan, Courtney Ford, Adam Tsekhman. Tala Ashe returns but as  a different version of Zari. We [...]

SEQUEL: TO ALL THE BOYS 3 To Film in New York & Vancouver This Summer

To All the Boys 3 Update: To All the Boys 3 to split production between New York and Vancouver. Always and Forever, Lara Jean — the third and last book in the To All the Boys trilogy — is expected to film this summer in New York and Vancouver. Filming dates: June 24th to August [...]

PREMIERE: THE INBETWEEN With Harriet Dyer & Paul Blackthorne Debuts Tonight on NBC

The InBetween. A woman who assists the dead with their unresolved problems helps detectives solve murder cases. Filmed in Vancouver last Fall and this Winter. Cast: Harriet Dyer, Paul Blackthorne and Justin Cornwall. Harriet Dyer as Cassie Bishop. Features Paul Blackthorne in a hat as Cassie’s father, veteran Detective Tom Hackett I am SO looking [...]

REUNION: Beverly Hills 90210 Reunion BH90210 Poolside with the Gang in Vancouver

BH90210 Drinking white wine. Poolside. Beverly Hills 90210 alums Tori Spelling, Jennie Garth and more of the Gang are poolside today filming event series BH90210 in Vancouver. At Westin Bayshore Hotel pool. Gabrielle Carteris is here too. And Brian Austin Green. Plus Ian Ziering and Jason Priestley dressed in suit jackets. And Ari Liebert and [...]

LEO AWARDS: The FLASH’s Team Armen Kevorkian Wins Again For Best Visual Effects

Leo Awards – Best VFX The Flash VFX team won again at the Leo Awards on Saturday night — Armen Kevorkian’s fifth visual effects win in five years. This year, the team won for the season 4 finale when time-travelling speedster Nora West-Allen helps her Dad stop The Thinker’s Enlightenment. Team: Armen V. Kevorkian, Joshua [...]