What I Learned Filming in Mexico City

What I Learned Filming in Mexico City

10 Things I Learned in Mexico

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1. When in Mexico, order expensive tequila with a sangrita chaser.


2. Sears is HUGE in Mexico.


3. Documentary cinematography: Expose for the face, allowing for highlights (there's highlights in life baby).


4. When recording a documentary folk music performance with one microphone, focus on the singer. Move it for solos. Creates a natural mix.


5. My favorite mariachi song is 'Cielo Rojo.'


6. Mexico City is super gothic.


7. Coca-Cola only has 3 ingredients: carbonated water, sugar, Coca-Cola concentrate.


8. In Mexico, it's possible to eat the Bread of the Dead on the Avenue of the Dead on the Day of the Dead.


9. During an 8+ course meal, take one bite of each thing.


10. You can't haggle at the airport.

Mexico's Day of the Dead Parade & James Bond

Mexico's Day of the Dead Parade & James Bond

USA & Mexico's Depiction of Death

USA & Mexico's Depiction of Death