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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DC’s #LegendsOfTomorrow returns TOMORROW at 9/8c on The CW. — Legends of Tomorrow (@TheCW_Legends) October 9, 2017 SOMETIMES THEY SCREW UP TIME FOR THE BETTER. Guys, I think we broke time. — Sara Lance. The Legends of Tomorrow broke time in the season 2 finale crash-landing in present-day Los Angeles where dinosaurs roam the [...]

PREMIERE: SUPERGIRL Season 3 With Melissa Benoist as Kara/Supergirl & Introducing Odette Annable as Sam/Reign

Why be human, when you can be super? #Supergirl returns Monday, October 9 on The CW. — Supergirl (@TheCWSupergirl) September 18, 2017 FLYING SOLO. Kara Danvers (Melissa Benoist) deals with the loss of Mon-El by focusing her energy on being Supergirl and protecting National City. Lena Luthor (Katie McGrath) tries to make up for [...]

TRAILER: Dana Scully’s Son William Plays Big Role in THE X-FILES Season 11

You have to find him and you have to stop him before he unleashes hell on Earth — Dana Scully to Fox Mulder. Updated: Does Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson)’s son William poses a threat to humanity? It appears so, according to The X-Files season 11 trailer shown at New York Comic-Con today. William? — Dana Scully. [...]

SEASON 7: ONCE UPON A TIME’S CaptainSwan (Colin O’Donoghue & Jennifer Morrison) Curtain Call Next Week

Pirate’s Life: When Henry finds himself in trouble, he calls upon his Storybrooke family for help, and together they set off on a mission to find Cinderella. Along the way, Hook is confronted by an unexpected foe who threatens the group’s success. In Hyperion Heights, Jacinda searches for a way to see Lucy with some [...]

VIFF: Inside the BETTER CALL SAUL, GHOST WARS, LUCIFER, RIVERDALE Writers Rooms at VanCity Theatre

Tomorrow is Indie Day at the Vancovuer International Festival with writers from Lucifer, Riverdale, Ghost Wars and Better Call Saul.   [...]

PREMIERE: ONCE UPON A TIME Season 7’s Hyperion Heights With Henry & Roni (Andrew J. West & Lana Parrilla)

Jacinda (Dania Ramirez), Lucy (Alison Fernandez), Henry (Andrew J. West), Roni (Lana Parrilla) & the Fremont Troll. Crisp Print. Instagram: megancrisp2424 In the Once Upon a Time season 7 premiere, young Henry leaves his adoptive Mom (Lana Parrilla) and Storybrooke on his motorcycle in search of his own story in new lands. Years later in another realm, [...]

PREMIERE: From Storybrooke to ONCE UPON A TIME’s New Enchanted Forest With Adult Henry (Andrew J. West)

Once Upon a Time starts a new book of fairy tales tonight. Young Henry (Jared Gilmore) leaves his adoptive Mom (Lana Parrilla) and Storybrooke in search of his own story with adventures in new lands. A magic bean and he’s off. Years later adult Henry (Andrew J. West) is riding his bike through an Enchanted [...]

PREMIERE: GHOST WARS With Squamish as Haunted Alaska Town Premieres on Syfy & Netflix

Squamish, get ready for your closeup. Paranormal series Ghost Wars premieres on Syfy and then Netflix with Squamish playing the haunted, remote town of Port Moore, Alaska. When outcast Roman Mercer (Avan Jogia) arrives in Port Moore he isn’t welcomed, but the fed-up townspeople ask for his help in repelling ghosts. Vinent Don’Onofrio (DareDevil) stars [...]

TV PILOTS: RIVERDALE Spinoff CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA Expected to Film in Vancouver Next Spring

The Riverdale family expands. Look for a darker take on teenage witch Sabrina filming its pilot somewhere in Vancouver next Spring. Like Riverdale’s adaption of the Archie comics, the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina will be a darker story about the young teen who’s half-witch, half-mortal. Riverdale creator Roberto Aguirre Sacasa shared a page of the pilot’s [...]


Earth-X Nazis. Earth-X Nazis might be as much as I see of this year’s 4-way — Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl — DC Crossover Event, which is in its second week of filming in Vancouver. Arrow is hosting today at the former Canada Post Building in a blacked-out set in the vast [...]

BIG MOVIE: DEADPOOL 2’s Cable (Josh Brolin) Shops At Army & Navy in Vancouver

What is he wearing? Josh Brolin as Cable. Cable went shopping at Army & Navy after hours. Deadpool 2 shut down half a block of Hastings Street intermittently in Vancouver for a sequence of Cable (Josh Brolin) pulling two shopping carts from Army & Navy. Did he pay? He didn’t even close the front door. [...]