MARIO CYR - OCEAN CINEMATOGRAPHER

Mario Cyr is an internationally renowned expedition leader for Arctic and Antarctic missions, a cold-water diving expert and a world-class cinematographer. He has participated in more than 150 films for broadcasters such as National Geographic, Discovery Channel, the BBC, IMAX 3D, Disney Productions, the CBC and David Suzuki, la Société Cousteau, France 2, Arte and NHK Japan.

Sequences, filmed by Mario, have shared great success in movies such as Toothed Titans, Palme d’or winner - Festival d’Antibes 2011, the famous Mission Antarctique, the movie Oceans, by Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud, awarded a Cesar for best film documentary in 2011, and Ice Bear, nominated for an Emmy Award in 2013, in the category Best images.

We invite you to take a look at Mario Cyr’s work: photographs and films, portraying his expertise in extreme environments and marine life cinematography. Let yourself dream or shiver while you follow his explorations.

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MARIO CYR - OCEAN CINEMATOGRAPHER

Mario Cyr is an internationally renowned expedition leader for Arctic and Antarctic missions, a cold-water diving expert and a world-class cinematographer. He has participated in more than 150 films for broadcasters such as National Geographic, Discovery Channel, the BBC, IMAX 3D, Disney Productions, the CBC and David Suzuki, la Société Cousteau, France 2, Arte and NHK Japan.

Sequences, filmed by Mario, have shared great success in movies such as Toothed Titans, Palme d’or winner - Festival d’Antibes 2011, the famous Mission Antarctique, the movie Oceans, by Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud, awarded a Cesar for best film documentary in 2011, and Ice Bear, nominated for an Emmy Award in 2013, in the category Best images.

We invite you to take a look at Mario Cyr’s work: photographs and films, portraying his expertise in extreme environments and marine life cinematography. Let yourself dream or shiver while you follow his explorations.

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Mario Cyr
Sedna Bay • Antarctic
© Serge Boudreau

From September 2005 to November 2006, the 12 crew members of the SEDNA IV participated in a major scientific and cinematographic mission. It was an extraordinary human adventure that took them to the farthest reaches of the planet to document the effects of climate change.

This incredible voyage lasted 430 days. More than 750,000 people followed their adventures on the Web.

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Mario Cyr
Pond Inlet • Arctic
© Pascal Kobeh

Mario Cyr participated during 2 years as an underwater cameraman for the movie Oceans, in the Arctic, South Africa and many other regions.

Interview (in french) with Mario on Radio Canada :

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Mario Cyr is internationnaly renowned in the world of cinematography, animal documentary and ocean or polar expeditions. His passion for marine life, his expertise and talent in these domains have a great impact on his public with whom he enjoys sharing his know-how and knowledge of the underwater world as well as his concerns for the marine ecology.