Corrina is the founder of Bechdel Test Fest – London’s ongoing feminist film festival since 2014. She was awarded a Women In Hollywood Trailblazer award in 2017 for her work on Bechdel Test Fest and has been nominated for a Screen Rising Star Award in 2019.
She is a regular film writer for Empire magazine and has been Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch film presenter since 2019. In 2020 Corrina wrote and voiced a documentary on Ava DuVernay for BBC’s Inside Cinema as part of their Black History Season, delivered the EPK for debbie tucker green’s Ear For Eye and contributed DVD interview extras to Mike Leigh’s Secrets and Lies and the BFI re-release of Babymother.
Corrina is experienced in delivering director and cast Q&As and has worked with BAFTA, BFI, Criterion, Soho House, film festivals and various local cinemas as well as being a regular panelist on discussions around marketing and communications and diversity and inclusion in film.
Corrina is a contributor to various podcasts including the Picturehouse podcast and Bechdel Test Fest’s Who Is She series which spotlights trailblazing women in cinema. She has been a juror at various festivals including London Short Film Festival, Aswan Women In Film and is an annual juror for the British Independent Film Awards.
She entered film in VOD marketing for Virgin Movies alongside writing for Total Film, F-Word and Huffington Post. She contributes essays to specially-curated seasons (such as Canada Now and Agnes Varda’s Gleaning Truths). Her work on Black female desire on screen has been featured in Christina Newland’s She Found It at the Movies: Women Writers on Sex, Desire and Cinema .
From 2017-2019 Corrina was Communications Manager for Picturehouse Cinemas and Picturehouse Entertainment Distribution handling press and PR for releases such as God’s Own Country, Woman At War, Animals, The Wife, Out Of Blue, Capernaum, The Last Tree and Monos.
Corrina is now Arts and Culture Cultural Development Manager for Hackney (her hometown born and bred) and currently programmes the borough’s Black History Season as well as other community arts festivals and initiatives for Hackney. In her previous comms role she has overseen the comms for the release of Hackney’s Diverse Curriculum: The Black Contribution, STIK’s Holding Hands sculpture, helped deliver the online alternative to Hackney Carnival and The Windrush Generations Festival and is now working on the arrival of the Windrush Artwork commission.