Abigail Prade

Abigail Prade

Abigail Prade is a Dutch director and producer based in New York. She is an alumna of the graduate film program at Tisch and has extensive international filmmaking experience, working in both narrative and documentary film. Her latest film screened at the Locarno Film Festival.

Full Bio
Abigail Prade is a Dutch filmmaker based in New York. After studying art history, she pursued an MFA in film production at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts. In 2018 Abigail was selected to be part of the Locarno Filmmakers Academy and was presented as an emerging talent to the international film industry. Abigail's work has screened at festivals around the world and has been featured in publications, such as Vice i-D. Abigail currently works as a freelance director and producer.

Film Program Associate - Claims Conference (New York, USA) - 2020 - present

Freelance director/producer - Self-employed (Netherlands/USA) - 2016 - present

Junior Producer Cerutti Film (Amsterdam, Netherlands) - 2016-2017

Assistant Producer Conijn Film (Amsterdam, Netherlands) - 2015

NOTE: I moved to New York last year from the Netherlands. Most of my references are based in the Netherlands. However, I'm currently working in New York, so I have given references from my current boss and my former NYU professor. If

Professional Credits
A Family Affair (2015) - feature documentary - assistant producer - IDFA '15

Stranger in Paradise (2016) - feature documentary - assistant editor - IDFA '16

Ghost (2016) - short narrative - writer/director - CinemAsia '16

Future Perfect (2017) - short narrative - director/producer - Locarno Film Festival '19

Daymohk (2019) - feature documentary - executive producer - HotDocs '19

Heroes for the Planet (2020) - TV documentary - National Geographic - assistant editor (post-production)

Avec Toi Seule (2020) - short narrative - producer (post-production)

A Mutual Understanding (2020) - short narrative - writing/director (post-production)
Industry Awards
Locarno Filmmakers Academy 2018