Wynn Padula graduated with an M.F.A. Directing/Cinematography from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. While earning his B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College, he spent a semester at New York University and a trimester at Oxford University. Padula has directed several festival award-winning short films including The Breeze Team, which won 2nd Place at the Canadian International Film Festival, and Rainbow Klansman, an official selection at many prestigious festivals including The Mill Valley Film Festival, The Columbus Film Festival, The Grifften Film Festival and The Greenwich Film Festival. His film Slomo is a science based documentary which was short listed for an Oscar and won Best Film at the SXSW Film Festival. He is working on a new documentary about treatments for veterans with PTSD. Wynn Padula was awarded a Production grant at UCLA in 2004 for Lynx.