Paige Wood

Paige

Biography

PAIGE WOOD is an award-winning filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, and creative consultant. Born in Detroit, Paige has produced and/or co-written a number of critically-acclaimed documentary and narrative films since the start of her freelance career in 2018, such as "Femme Queen Chronicles" (2018, dir: Ahya Simone), "Riding with Aunt D. Dot" (2018, dir: Bree Gant), "The Giverny Document" (2019, dir: Ja'Tovia Gary), “W|ALLS: Defend, Divide, and The Divine” (2019, dir: Jeremiah Zagar) and "Showing Out/Showing Up" (2019: dir: Margot Bowman).

Currently, Paige serves as the Supervising Producer over five narrative-shifting multimedia projects supported by The Ford Foundation, and teaches as an adjunct instructor at Wayne State University. Paige is a 2020 Kresge Artist Fellow for Directing and Screenwriting, an alumni of Firelight Media's 2018-2019 Impact Producer Cohort, as well as a 2019 Sundance Institute | Knight Foundation Program fellow.

Area of Expertise

Film; Producing and Impact Producing; Screenwriting

Awards & Honors

2020 Kresge Artist Fellow

2019 Sundance | Knight Foundation Fellow

2018 Firelight Media Impact Production Fellow

Degrees and Certifications

'16 - Masters of Business Management, University of Michigan - Ross School of Business

'15 - BA in Film and Communications, University of Michigan - School of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Courses Taught

COM 5410 - Producer's Workshop

COM 6140 - Impact Producing; Leveraging a Film Festival (Asst. Teacher to Prof. Judith Hefland)