Cuahtemoc (Temo) Lara

If you ever see Temo, chances are you’ll find a camera in his hands. With his work ethic and attention to detail, he strives for perfection in every aspect of his visual story telling. His inspirations come from his passions of traveling and music. His enthusiasm and curiosity keep him constantly looking into ways to improve himself, his relationships, and his video games skills.

A BIT MORE:

Born n’ Raised…

in Palm Springs, California!

My credentials for my job are…

My experience as my university's film equipment manager taught me how to manage expensive equipment as well as working closely with others on film projects. With my newfound interests in marketing and branding, I'm excited to see what I can bring to the table here at Cleanmark.

In another life, I’d like to think I was…

A 35mm film camera.

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is…

“You were inspired by the world. Allow the world to be inspired by you.”

Something I’d like to fix for the people in our industry is…

People need to understand that the secret of filmmaking is making everything that the audience sees and hears intentional. So it wouldn't hurt to do another take.

Some little known skills or talents that most people don’t know I have are…

I manage to incorporate The Office quotes into my conversations at least 3 times every single day. That's a skill...right?

Top three (3) pet peeves…

1. When Murphy's law finds its way on my film sets.

2. Incomplete lists

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On Sunday mornings, you can usually find me…

I don’t have Sunday mornings because I sleep through them.

My favorite word in the English language is…

Companion. From the Latin com- ‘together with’ and panis ‘bread’... "those who break bread together".

If I won the lottery tomorrow, I’d be…

Buying everything on my neverending film wishlist haha

When I’m not working, I enjoy…

Watching Survivor or playing video games with my lady.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure that when I grew up I’d be…

In the military. Then a gastroenterologist. Then an astrophysicist.

Cats or Dogs?

Por que no los dos?

I’ve lived in Oregon for…

A year! Before that, I was living in Phoenix, Arizona finishing my B.A.

My top three favorite Podcasts/Books video games are…

Escape from Tarkov, Borderlands 2, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.