Mexico offers a wealth of film locations including megacities, Spanish colonial architecture, magnificent cave systems, desert landscapes, Pacific and Caribbean waters, beaches, vineyards, waterfalls, jungles, and much more.
In terms of agricultural looks Mexico has corn, wheat, sugarcane, tomatoes, avocados, oranges, grapes, coffee, and livestock to name a few. For travel and food productions, Mexico offers an impressive diversity of regional cuisines.
Monterry modern industrial, Neuvo Leon waterfalls to mountains, forest, swimming holes. Desert, Gulfs, French style to Colonial Buildings. Crystal Caves, Parks,
Mexico's film industry has shown signs of a return to its golden age of the 1940s and 50s, with the success both at home and abroad of its directors - Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth), Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu (Babel) and Alfonso Cuarón (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) - and actors - Salma Hayek, Gael Garcia Bernal (The Motorcycle Diaries, Babel) and Diego Luna (Milk). Government incentives have been crucial in fuelling this nascent revival. Titanic, Apocalypto, Dune, Predator, Resident Evil: Extinction, The Magnificent Seven, Close Encounters of The Third Kind, and many more. Durango. Durango is the “Land of Cinema”, having had hosted over 120 film productions including The Revenant, Ben-Hur, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Predator.
Locations of note include Old West town, Durango City, Cascada el Saltito, and the Mapimí Silent Zone. The Devil’s Backbone is one of the world’s most dangerous roads, As for local cuisine, Caldillo Duranguense is a hearty stew made with dried meat and red chilli.
Country Code: +52
Time Zone: Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico (GMT-5)
Mexico City 3-4 hr flight from LAX
Summer: June to August. Summer in Mexico is filled with sunny days and humid air. ...
Autumn: September to November. Like summer, autumn in Mexico also falls within the hurricane season and the tourist low season. ...
Winter: December to February. ...
Spring: March to May.