Born in Panama, Prado earned a B.A. in broadcasting and film from Boston University. Shortly after graduation, she worked for Women Make Movies and Castle Hill Productions.
In 1998, Prado moved to Los Angeles where she founded Impacto Films, a production company geared toward the production of documentaries with a social impact.
A recipient of two John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation grants, Prado was the co-director and co-producer of a documentary on the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride, a cross-country trip designed to bring awareness and change to the working conditions of immigrants in the United States. MAID IN AMERICA is her first documentary.
Kevin’s resume includes producing and camera credits for programs on ABC, Fox, ESPN, MTV, E!, the Travel Channel and the Discovery Health Channel. Recently, he was supervising producer on the TLC reality series Sheer Dallas and is currently working on a yet-untitled program for A&E.
Kevin first turned his attention to documentaries with the award-winning A Refugee and Me, shot on location in Thailand, followed by Witch Way to Hollywood, a look at the making of a Blair Witch Project spoof.
In addition to MAID IN AMERICA, he is currently producing another independent documentary, Mama’s Gold, which documents a privately run orphanage in southern China.
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