Cynthia Wade Biography

Cynthia Wade an American television, commercial and film director, producer and cinematographer. She has as well exercised her directorship on documentaries on social issues including Shelter Dogs in 2003 about animal welfare and Freeheld in 2007 about LGBT rights as well as television commercials and web campaigns.

Cynthia Wade Age

Wade was born in the year 1967 in USA

Cynthia Wade Career

Cynthia roles have earned her accolades, including an Oscar in 2008. won over 40 film festival awards and was nominated for her second Oscar in 2013. Wade’s vocation in narrative filmmaking has included work for pretty much every transmission outlet and many non-benefit and corporate customers. She is Director and Cinematographer of the full-length narrative Shelter Dogs (2003), which will air on HBO in 2004.

She is the primary camera for the Academy Award-named short narrative _Collector of Bedford Street, The (2001). Wade as of late got done with shooting Risk/Reward (2003), a narrative about Women on Wall Street for Oxygen Media, just as an uncommon on Bi-Polar Personality Disorder for MTV for their National Mental Health Campaign.

She was author/chief and Co-supervisor of the 1999 Cinemax narrative Grist for the Mill (1999), co-maker and the primary verite cinematographer for the 1998 PBS narrative; Taken In Lives of America’s Foster Children, The (1998), which was granted a Columbia-DuPont Award for Excellence in Journalism. Wade has been Field Producer for A&E’s Biography and Ancient Mysteries arrangement, Discovery’s On The Inside and the History Channel’s In Search of History TV arrangement.

Her corporate customers incorporate Intel, The Gap, Metropolitan Life, Mutual of America, and Goldman Sachs; non-benefit customers incorporate The Drucker Foundation, Yale University, The Bush Center for Social Policy, California Emergency Foodlink, REACH Charter School, HELP for the Homeless, Boston’s Museum of Science and the Computer Clubhouse of Boston. She has been a visiting teacher at Manhattan Marymount College, has directed narrative and movie boards, and has filled in as news and narrative judge for the Emmys.

Cynthia Wade Net Worth

Wade estimated net worth is under review

Cynthia Wade Freeheld

Freeheld is a 2015 American drama film. It was directed by Peter Sollett and written by Ron Nyswaner. Starrings in the film includes Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Steve Carell, Luke Grimes, and Michael Shannon. The film is based on the 2007 documentary short film of the same name about police officer Laurel Hester’s fight against the Ocean County, New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders to allow her pension benefits to be transferred to her domestic partner after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Cynthia Wade Movies

  • 1993: America Undercover (TV series)
  • 1995: Almost Home
  • 1999: Grist for the Mill
  • 2003: Shelter Dogs
  • 2007: Freeheld
  • 2009: Living the Legacy: The Untold Story of Milton Hershey School
  • 2010: Born Sweet
  • 2012: Mondays at Racine
  • 2012: Wrestling the Monster”
  • 2014: Selfie
  • 2015 #EndMommyWars
  • 1995: Almost Home
  • 1999: Grist for the Mill
  • 2003: Shelter Dogs
  • 2006: Gender Rebel
  • 2007: Freeheld
  • 2012: Mondays at Racine
  • 2015: The Gnomist
    2015: Freeheld (2015)


  • 1995: Out of My Mind
  • 1995: Almost Home
  • 1997: Ancient Mysteries (TV series)
  • 1998: Taken In: Lives of America’s Foster Children
  • 1999: Grist for the Mill
  • 2000: Parole: Prison Without Bars
  • 2002: The Collector of Bedford Street
  • 2003: Shelter Dogs
  • 2003: Risk/Reward
  • 2004: Lookalike
  • 2007: Freeheld
  • 2008: In the Family

Cynthia Wade Awards

Wade back in 2008 won an Academy Award and was nominated for her second Academy Award in 2013. Other accolades that she’s received include; festival awards all over the world include two awards at Sundance, three awards at Palm Springs, and prizes in Aspen and the Hamptons film festivals, as well as film awards in Spain, Italy, Argentina, and Belgium.

Cynthia Wade Family

Cynthia was born to her mother Jennifer L. Wade, and father Cecil L. Wade. As the only child of her parents she is the great-granddaughter of John Orr Young, the founder of Young & Rubicam.

Cynthia Wade Education

She joined Smith College where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree and later joinedStanford University where she received a master’s degree in Documentary Film Production. During college, she attended the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford, CT, where she studied directing.

Cynthia Wade Husband

Wade is a married to Matthew Syrett as of 1999. The duo welcomed members into their family, two daughters. The flowery family lives in New York City.


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