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
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.