PRODUCTIONS

OCEANIC DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION

Mario Cyr Productions specialized in oceanic expeditions
and wild life documentary film expeditions.

Our productions aim to promote wonder, passion, technical, sociological, ecological, biological and educational education, by raising awareness on various delicate issues of our oceans and our planet. Productions Mario Cyr, advocates the simple popularization of their thematic while respecting the intelligence, the path and the reflections of its audience.

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A NEW 90' FEATURE DOCUMENTARY AND A 52' VERSION

Presented by GALAFILM Productions in association with

Mario Cyr Productions and Gebrueder-Beetz Filmproduktion

Written and Directed by Denis Blaquière

Original idea by Mario Cyr, Géraldine Alladio and Jean-Benoît Cyr

RIDING THE TIDE OF CLIMAT CHANGE

Oceans are the cradle of life on our planet, and remain today our wildest and most biodiverse frontier. But for how long? Since the turn of the century, marine life all over the world has been hit by a perfect storm, overfishing, pollution and global warming. While environmentalists and researchers are sounding the alarm, many people don’t seem concerned. That is not the case for extreme diving experts Mario Cyr and Jill Heinerth.

For decades, both have witnessed, first-hand, dramatic changes in aquatic life behaviour occurring in polar regions at an unpredecented rate and scale; from microscopic plankton to one-hundred-ton blue whales. Diving under the ice pack with walrus, swimming along with mighty polar bears or crawling inside giant icebergs, our daring aquanauts have also felt the effects of global warming in their very bones.

Mario and Jill want survival of marine life to become a planetary personal affair. They are embarking on a daring expedition to Polar seas to share their amazement and concerns in the new feature length documentary Under Thin Ice. This passionate testimony to the splendour and resilience of underwater life at the ends of the Earth will leave nobody cold.

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ARNIE GELBART  /  EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

(514) 273-4252  #6245  /  (514) 944-3564  /  egelbart@galafilm.com

NATALIE DUBOIS  /  PRODUCER

(514) 273-4252  #6299  /  ndubois@galafilm.com

MARIO CYR PRODUCTIONS  /  CONTACT

MARIO CYR  //  EXECUTIVE PRODUCER   CINEMATOGRAPHER

mario.cyr@mariocyrproductions.com

GÉRALDINE ALLADIO  //  DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR and CONTENT PRODUCER
 geraldine.alladio@mariocyrproductions.com

JEAN-BENOÎT CYR  //  DATA WRANGLER and PHOTOGRAPHER
 jeanbenoit.cyr@mariocyrproductions.com

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FOLLOW US / RELEASE DATES — FALL 2019
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