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About The Director

Academy Award®-winning documentarian Cynthia Wade tells honest and unscripted stories. Get to know the woman behind the camera.

Cynthia Wade

Academy Award®-winning documentarian Cynthia Wade has a proven track record of presenting fresh documentary moments that feature people who are both inspired and inspiring.

Cynthia’s gift for discovering and revealing tiny moments is what sets her apart, and in 2008 that gift helped her win the Academy Award® for Best Documentary (Short Subject) and earned her a second nomination in 2013.

Cynthia has been directing films for over 17 years and has won awards all over the world—from Sundance to Palm Springs, to Spain, Italy, Argentina and Belgium. But above all, she tries to connect with viewers on a personal level, and use her talent to bring a touch of humanity to the big screen.