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 and was nominated for a Screen Rising Star Award in 2019.
She entered film in VOD marketing for Virgin Movies and as a film critic she has contributed to Empire, Common Sense Media, BBC Radio, Huffington Post, Total Film and Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch and London Live. 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.
In 2020 Corrina wrote and voiced a documentary on Ava DuVernay for BBC’s Inside Cinema, 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 hosting Q&As and has worked with BAFTA, BFI, Criterion, Soho House, film festivals and cinemas as well as contributing to panel discussions and podcasts on marketing, communications and diversity and inclusion in film.
Corrina has produced podcasts including the Picturehouse podcast and Bechdel Test Fest’s Who Is She series spotlighting trailblazing women in cinema. She has been a juror at London Short Film Festival, Aswan Women in Film, British Independent Film Awards and BAFTA.
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, The Wife, Capernaum, The Last Tree and Monos.
Alongside freelancing in film, Corrina is a Cultural Development Manager for Hackney and programmes community arts festivals and initiatives for the borough including Black History Season and the Windrush Generations Festival. She has overseen the comms and produced events for Hackney’s Diverse Curriculum: The Black Contribution, STIK’s Holding Hands sculpture, Hackney Carnival, Windrush Generations Festival and the arrival of the Windrush Artwork commission from Thomas J Price and Veronica Ryan who’s work went on to win the Turner Prize 2022.
Working with The Space To Come, she is also an art producer on The Black Mary Project – an Arts Council Funded project to revive the legacy of Black Mary – a 17th Century Black Woman healer – through a new public permanent memorial in Clerkenwell’s Calthorpe Community Garden.