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#yvrshoots connects fans to the film industry

Published on on September 13, 2011.  At any given moment, Twitter connects people to pop culture chatter and real-time events developing across the globe. But for Vancouver-based journalist Susan Gittins, the popular social media tool boasts some star-studded appeal. Gittins, a self-professed movie and television aficionado, created the Twitter hashtag#yvrshoots in November 2010 at the suggestion […]

Vancouver’s geography reels in film industry

Published on on September 8, 2011. Vancouver’s backyard is sprinkled with snow-capped mountains, lush forests, sandy beaches and glittering waters. Drive a few hours outside the neighborhood and you’ll discover dusty deserts, icy ridges and cozy rural towns. In all its vegetative forms, Vancouver and B.C.’s geography has been its calling card for major motion […]