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Paige Morrow Kimball
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Paige Morrow Kimball is a woman of reinvention. She's a writer, director, producer, actor, mom and late bloomer who fully intends to add more commas to this sentence. Ballsy yet relentlessly conventional, Paige keeps it real, telling stories from the middle. Film writing & directing credits include: Ending Up, Slipped, OMG! I’m Knocked Up and the upcoming short, Play Date currently in production. Documentary and reality credits include: HBO’s Project Greenlight, Fox’s Boot Camp, ABC’s The Oprah Winfrey Show and more. Acting credits include: Come Simi, Dude Where’s My Chutzpah? and The Anniversary. She’s a contributor to The Huffington Post, and Women’s Voices for Change, and she’s also a member of the Directors Guild of America. To find out more about this One-Woman Mardi-Gras, visit her website: www.paigemorrowkimball.com

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Short Films By Women Directors and Why We Love Making Them

(1) Comments | Posted November 10, 2014 | 6:29 PM

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 of the...

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Mrs. Patmore of Downton Abbey: Out of the Box

(2) Comments | Posted May 20, 2014 | 4:09 PM

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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...

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How to Fix Hollywood's Gender Age Wage Gap

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2014 | 6:19 PM

An academic study recently published in the Journal of Management Inquiry followed movie stars' wages over the last 40 years. The brainiacs who did the study used complex algorithms and scientific research methods and found that female movie stars' salaries peak at age 34 and then drop...

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Aging Out: Hollywood's Problem With Women Over 40

(39) Comments | Posted September 27, 2013 | 5:34 PM

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 typical rocker-mama outfits, with her vivid red...

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Turning Up the Heat on Ageism in Hollywood

(16) Comments | Posted July 25, 2013 | 11:57 AM

I went to see The Heat last week, not because I'm a fan of buddy cop movies, but because I was intrigued that the two stars were women, in a classically male-dominated genre. Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy were both very funny, and even though the script had...

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Breaking the Chain

(5) Comments | Posted March 27, 2013 | 4:54 PM

"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 Sandberg's book, Lean...

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