MARIO CYR — OCEANIC 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.

MARIO CYR — EXPEDITIONS

Harp Seal — © Mario Cyr
Harp Seal — © Mario Cyr

The expeditions led by Mario Cyr is an opportunity to share and discover under the ice. — Dates to be confirmed in March 2020

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Harp Seal — © Mario Cyr
Harp Seal — © Mario Cyr

At a dozen days, the seal pup quickly takes weight and its hair softens. In the water, as soon as it stops swimming, it goes back to the surface like a cork. — The expeditions led by Mario Cyr is an opportunity to share and discover under the ice.

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Hooded Seal — © Mario Cyr
Hooded Seal — © Mario Cyr

At birth, a seal pup measure about a metre long and weigh about 24 kg. They are born on the ice floe between mid-March and early April with a layer of well-developed fat. Their fur is then grey blue with a pale cream color on the belly. They will lose it at a moult at about fourteen months of age. The breastfeeding period lasts only four days, during which the size of the small doubles. It is possible thanks to the very high fat content.

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Harp Seal — © Mario Cyr
Harp Seal — © Mario Cyr

The expeditions led by Mario Cyr is an opportunity to share and discover under the ice. — Dates to be confirmed in March 2020

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MARIO CYR

CHIEF EXPEDITIONS

EXPEDITIONS
ICE FLOE
— Polar bear, walrus, harp seal
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MARIO CYR — CONFERENCES

EXPLORER - SPEAKER - PHOTO DIRECTOR

Mario Cyr — Ocean Cinematographer © Jean-Benoit Cyr

With over 500 performances to his credit, Mario Cyr visits the largest theatres in Quebec to offert

his Show-Conference

Mario Cyr - Les yeux de la mer, presented by Desjardins

© Mario Cyr — Ocean Cinematographer

SCHOOLS

CONFERENCES

This emeritus popularizer sensitizes his audience to environmental issues and the importance of preserving this precious legacy

Bistro Plongée Alpha

Don't miss the Dinner

Conferences of Mario Cyr at

the Bistro Plongée Alpha

— Grande-Entrée —

Magdalen Islands

MARIO CYR — GALLERY

« DEEP DOWN, LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL ! »

— MARIO CYR