Paige Locke is an actor and filmmaker from
Toronto, ON. She works full-time in the industry
either acting, producing, assistant directing,
location managing and/or gripping. Most
notably she served as location manager on the
dark comedy Brooke & Sam with writer/director
Ally Pankiw in Toronto, ON. Between crew
contracts, as an actor she filmed the second
season of Bell TV's 'Pink Is In' which has just
been greenlit for a third season in 2022. As
of January 2022, she is currently based in
Los Angeles and will split her time
In 2018 she founded Lockeport
Productions to produce her own work.
Its first film, Misfit M. had its world premiere in Los
Angeles and has gone on to be accepted to 22 festivals worldwide
including the Oscar-Qualifying LA Shorts 2021. The film has won several awards including Best Cinematography from Chelsea Film Festival in NYC and Best Experimental Film, Best Cinematography and Best Canadian Film from the Canadian Cinematography Awards 2020. Misfit M. features a screenplay written entirely by Marilyn Monroe that Locke secured the rights to with the support of Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles. Locke also plays Monroe in the film. She adapted it to the screen after playing Monroe in a one-woman show version that toured Ontario from 2016-2017. Its second film, 8+ Weeks, had its world premiere with Canadian Film Fest 2020 and is currently available on both Super Channel and Amazon Prime. Its third, The Smudge, was selected among the top 30 out of over 800 submissions across Canada with the Isolation Short Film Festival 2020. The Smudge is also an official selection of the Isolation Film Festival in the UK.
She’s been involved with projects for both TIFF alongside Creative Director Rob Lazar and The Canadian Film Festival. In 2019, she curated a one-night-only film festival at Toronto’s The Royal Cinema. Eleven films were screened including the 2019 Oscar-nominee Weekends. As an actor, television credits include season 2 of YTV's Emmy nominated, half scripted/half improvised comedy Undercover High, Carter starring Jerry O'Connell on Bravo, What We Do in the Shadows on FX.
Outside of film, she majored in Painting & Drawing at OCAD University, has a diploma in Music Theatre from St. Clair College in Windsor, ON, a Bachelor of Performing Arts degree from Capilano University in Vancouver, BC and has modelled in Toronto for years. She’s also studied photography at George Brown College.
Locke is represented by Jessica Martins at Hero Artists.