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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NETFLIX MOVIE: CHRISTMAS CHRONICLES 2 With Kurt Russell Starts Filming in Vancouver

The Christmas Chronicles 2 Look for Kurt Russell’s rocker Santa Claus and Goldie Hawn as Mrs. Claus around Vancouver. The sequel to Netflix streaming hit The Christmas Chronicles starts filming this week. Filming dates: September 23rd to December 19th. The Flash’s Danielle Panabaker travelled with Goldie Hawn on a flight from Vancouver to Los Angeles [...]

WRAP: CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA Part 3 Wraps Filming in Vancouver

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Part 3 Brina’s on a break. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Part 3 has wrapped filming in Vancouver and the show is now on hiatus for two weeks until Part 4 starts shooting. The Netflix series tells the story of half-mortal, half-witch teen Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) trying to balance a normal life [...]

CROSSOVER: SMALLVILLE’s Clark & Lois (Tom Welling & Erica Durance) Join CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS

Crisis on Infinite Earths Who gets Kent Farm in the DC TV crossover Crisis on Infinite Earths? Smallville’s Clark & Lois (Tom Welling and Erica Durance)? Or Supergirl’s Clark & Lois (Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch)? Both couples look pretty comfortable there — an iconic farm east of Vancouver in Aldergrove. We all know who [...]

TV PILOTS: NBC Pilot ONE OF US IS LYING To Be Directed By Jennifer Morrison In Vancouver

TV Pilot Jennifer Morrison is coming back to Vancouver . . . to direct NBC pilot One of Us is Lying. DGC-BC List. During and after her time starring on Once Upon a Time, Morrison directed indie film Sun Dogs and an episode of HBO hit Euphoria, among other credits. Pilot filming dates: November 14th [...]

SEASON 5: Mitch Pileggi & Cara Buono are Ancient Aliens Rama Khan & Gamemnae for SUPERGIRL

Supergirl Season 5 Rama Khan. We’ll meet ancient aliens Rama Khan (Mitch Pileggi) and Gamemnae (Cara Buono) in season 5 of Supergirl. In the comics their ancient magic and plans are tied to Atlantis, the city beneath the sea. Rama Khan  can control the four ancient elements — fire, water, earth, and air — and uses [...]

NEW SERIES: Whoopi Goldberg as Mother Abagail for Stephen King’s THE STAND

Stephen King’s The Stand. Whoopi Goldberg wore Mother Abagail’s white locks from Stephen King’s The Stand on The View today. Mother Abagail is a 108-year-old prophet who sees visions from God and the Good in the story. Whoopi Goldberg will be filming The Stand in Vancouver for the next four months. Related: Alexander Skarsgard is [...]

PREMIERE: Wait for iiiiiiit . . . PSYCH 2: LASSIE COME HOME To Stream on Peacock in 2020

Psych The Movie 2: Lassie Come Home Psych the Movie 2: Lassie Come Home will premiere on NBCU’s new streaming service Peacock in 2020. Hey Psych-os! This kinda stuff happens way above our pay grade but we still can’t wait for you to see our latest TIMfoolery and I don’t think it will cost you [...]

NEW SERIES: Netflix’s FIREFLY LANE With Katherine Heigl & Sarah Chalke Starts Filming in Vancouver

Firefly Lane. Firefly Lane is the story of two BFFs and their long friendship from their teens through their forties. Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke star in the Netflix adaption of the novel by Kristin Hannah which starts filming in Vancouver today. Filming dates: September 17th to January 21st, 2020. Cast: Katherine Heigl, Sarah Chalke, [...]

NEW SERIES: Netflix Adaption of Brazilian Musical Comedy JULIE AND THE PHANTOMS Starts Filming in Vancouver

Julie and The Phantoms. A Kenny Ortega-produced Netflix adaption of Brazilian musical comedy Julie and the Phantoms (Julie e os Fantasmas) starts filming in Vancouver today. Teenage Julie finds her passion for music and life while helping the Phantoms — a trio of ghostly guys — become the band they were never able to be. Filming dates: [...]

SEASON 6: THE FLASH’s New Suit in Downtown Vancouver & in Season Premiere Images

The Flash Season 6. The Flash (Grant Gustin) has a new suit. Just in time for the big crossover Crisis on Infinite Earths. Fans got to see it in real life last Friday in downtown Vancouver. Livleen Diwana/@Liv2bLeen image. Ashton Newbery image/@ashtonnewbery. — Ashton Newbery (@ashtonnewbery) September 13, 2019 And The CW released more [...]

NEW MOVIE: Sam Raimi’s Horror Anthology 50 STATES OF FRIGHT Starts Filming in Vancouver

50 States of Fright Sam Raimi’s horror anthology 50 States of Fright starts filming in Vancouver. Filming dates: September 16th to November 21st. 50 States is inspired by horror folklore from each U.S. state. It’s one of the big name projects for Quibi (short for quick bites), the short-form streaming service from Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg [...]