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Articles by Paige

Paige’s articles have been featured in The Huffington Post, Women’s Voices for Change and more.

How Karen Allen Has Lived Her Life on Her Own Terms

How Karen Allen Has Lived Her Life on Her Own Terms

“The unexamined life is the wasted life.” - Joan Anderson, author of A Year by the Sea Life just keeps getting fuller for actress Karen Allen. At 64 she plays the lead role in the new film Year by the Sea and later this year she will direct her first film—a project...

Hollywood’s Gender Imbalance

Hollywood’s Gender Imbalance

Long before the topic of the lack of female directors in Hollywood became the flavor-of-the-year issue, Tara Johnson-Medinger was on the front lines fighting against the status quo. Johnson-Medinger has been a pioneer in the support of women in filmmaking for the past...

Aging Out

Aging Out

Aging Out: Hollywood's Problem With Women Over 40 My friend Jenica Bergere is on the cusp. Jenica is pregnant with her second child, and at six months in, she laughs because she looks as if she's at nine months and ready to pop. At 39, she's glowing and lovely in her...

Turning Up the Heat on Ageism in Hollywood

Turning Up the Heat on Ageism in Hollywood

In countless other buddy cop and action movies, men well into their 40s and even 50s have sex with a plethora of gorgeous 20-somethings and there's never any reference to their age. The rules are simply different for men than they are for women. I went to see The...

Short Films By Women Directors

Short Films By Women Directors

I love short films. I love watching them almost as much as I love making them. A well-done short film is satisfying to watch and doesn't require a huge time commitment. Also, because there is usually no financial upside to making short films, the business is taken out...

Breaking the Chain

Breaking the Chain

“There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women."― Madeleine Albright 2006 Fresh from completing my latest short film, I felt inspired! Good things were happening: My mission was strong (to make films by, for and about women over 40), Sheryl...

How to Fix Hollywood’s Gender Age Wage Gap

How to Fix Hollywood’s Gender Age Wage Gap

In Hollywood or in the corporate world we're still paid less, we keep hitting the glass ceiling and we continue to try to climb the proverbial ladder. (This is for those who may have lived under a rock for the last 100 years.) An academic study recently published in...

Guest Blog for Divorced Girl Smiling

Guest Blog for Divorced Girl Smiling

25 May One Way of Coping With Divorce: Laugh! Written by Jackie Pilossoph. Posted in coping with divorce I can’t remember how I found out about Ending Up, Paige Morrow Kimball’s new short film about coping with divorce, but what I do remember is that when I watched...

Seeking Role Models

Seeking Role Models

When Lesley Nicol calls me “Dahling,” I completely melt. With her velvety English accent, fair complexion, and twinkling blue eyes, she’s like something out of a Dickens novel. I find myself yearning to don a parasol and sip tea with pinkie raised in a garden...

My Blue Tuxedo Pants

My Blue Tuxedo Pants

“I wore them on the nights that I felt particularly confident, when I didn’t worry about the rules. And on those nights, I wore them very well.” There are some pieces of clothing in my wardrobe that have stayed with me through the years, long after they were gone from...

Why I loved the Oscars Last Night

Why I loved the Oscars Last Night

I loved the Oscars last night! Mostly because of Ellen. She made it feel accessible. She brought the celebrities away from the usual 'Them vs. Us' and made them feel Normal, like we are all "WE". Last night they were One of Us:  a  friend who dressed up for the...

Insomnia in the Middle

Insomnia in the Middle

I'm up again. Usually when I'm up in the middle of the night it's from a mixture of my hormones shifting and WORRY. The first thing I always do…Check on the kids to make sure they're breathing. A habit I formed early on when I was terrified of SIDs. They're 10 and...

Art is only abandoned.

Art is only abandoned.

It was brutal. I thought I was completely finished with my film "Ending Up" about a month before I was actually finished. We popped the champagne and toasted to a year of hard work and dedication. We celebrated, we sent it out to film festivals, we even got the DVDs...