Writer Paige

In my screenplays and articles, I unapologetically speak my truth about women of every age breaking stereotypes.

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

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: 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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

“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...

Short Films:

  • Sesame Street – Short films seasons 48-52 -HBO/PBS
  • Play Date – A dramedy short about little girl who discovers a woman who’s homeless in her backyard.  -Amazon Prime
  • Ending Up – An award-winning comedy short about divorce and starting over in the middle. -ZPTV ROKU, SHORTS TV
  • OMG! I’m Knocked Up  – A comedy ‘spoofality’ short based on a popular reality show. 
  • Slipped – A romantic comedy short about slipping in love.

Feature Films:

  • Late Bloomers – A very personal story about divorce, adolescence and sexual awakening as mother and daughter struggle to grow up together, in the summer of 1974.
  • Writing on the Wall – A comedy about a mother, a daughter and their team of feminist renegades who take equality into their own hands.
  • In Natalie’s Time – A drama set in 1953 about a young woman who travels to Cuba and is kidnapped by Cuban rebels.
  • Spare Parts –  A comedy about discovering you’re a clone.

TV:

  • Sesame Street: D is For Dog – HBO/PBS
  • Sesame Street: The Amazing Number 9 – HBO/PBS
  • Exiled Out East – Independant web series
  • Hollywood Ghost Stories – AMC
  • House Beautiful – A&E
  • Essentials – TLC
  • New Attitudes – Lifetime
  • Home & Family – Family Channel
  • Handmade by Design – Lifetime TV
  • Our Home – Lifetime TV
  • What’s Up in NY – NHK

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