Mario de Toledo Sader is an award-winning freelance art director and photographer based in New York City. He has previously worked at Eyeball, Brand New School and Transistor Studios in NYC, Nexus Productions in London, MTV Networks in Milan, Paris and London as well as Lobo in São Paulo, Brazil.

His clients include Wildlife Conservation Society, JP Morgan Chase, BBC, Adobe, Tommy Hilfiger, Electronic Arts, Renault, Air France, Diesel, Coca-Cola, Budweiser, General Motors, Cartoon Network, Ford Motors, Comedy Central, MTV, Boomerang, Danone, VH1, Motorola, Viva, Dove, Cinemax, among others.

As a photographer Mario has been published in Die Gestalten Verlag’s “(A Book) Designed to Help” and Brasil Inspired. His photos have received honorable mentions at the Lucie Foundation’s International Photography Awards.


2015 Communication Arts: Interactive Annual Competition Winner: John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes

2014 TimeWarner's Future of StoryTelling Prize - finalist: John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes
Intl. Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam - finalist DocLab: John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes
Sónar+D - Official Selection: John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes

2013 SXSW Interactive Awards - Finalist: John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes

2009 BDA - Silver award: Fuel TV Wake Steady
Telly Awards - Film/Video Bronze award: The A.K.A.’s - Dead Flowers Forever
Telly Awards - Online Video Silver award: Spore
Telly Awards - Bronze award: Adobe Flash On
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2008 BAFTA - nominated Most Promising Newcomer: Chris Atkins - Taking Liberties

2005 D&AD - Animation & Motion Graphics: Diesel Dreams
New York Festivals - Grand Award medal, best CD-Rom: Melissa 25 Anos
BDA - Silver award: Diesel Dreams
ADC - Merit award: Diesel Dreams
One Show - Gold award: Diesel Dreams

2004 One Show - Gold award: Diesel Lost Paradise
7ª Bienal de Design Gráfico - Merit award: Diesel Lost Paradise

2003 BDA - Platinum award: Legowelt - Disco Rout

2002 One Show - Merit award: MTV Top 20 Brasil
6ª Bienal de Design Gráfico - Merit award: Golden Shower - Total Control | Golden Shower - Video Computer System | MTV Top 20 Brasil

2001 Webcuts - Audience favorite: Golden Shower - Video Computer System
MTV Brasil’s VMB - nominated for Best Electronic Music Video: Golden Shower - Total Control

2000 VMB MTV Brasil - best electronic music video: Golden Shower - Video Computer System