Katie Bender Wynn
Katie bender wynn

Katie Bender Wynn is a Los Angeles based filmmaker crafting long form narrative sports stories capturing the heart and spirit of the athlete for mainstream audiences.

Recently, Katie directed MATILDAS: THE WORLD AT OUR FEET [2023], a 6 part docu-series for Disney Plus about the Matildas; Australia’s National Women’s Soccer Team.

In May of 2021, Katie directed the short documentary film WE CHAMPION for General Mills’ iconic cereal brand, WHEATIES, featuring legendary activist and 1968 Olympic Champion Tommie Smith for the Cannes Lions Festival.

Katie was a story producer on the NETFLIX docu-series HOME GAME [2020] about unique and dangerous traditional sports from around the world, and she story produced a SHOWTIME pilot about NBA champion Draymond Green [2019].

Katie made her directorial debut with the feature documentary THE WILL TO FLY [2016], profiling Olympic champion freestyle aerial skier, Lydia Lassila. The film premiered in Melbourne on International Women’s Day followed by a successful theatrical release where the film was positively received by critics. The film was quoted “The Most Inspirational Movie Of The Year” by the Huffington Post Australia. Since then, it has been sold to VOD and television networks across the globe, including National Geographic.