Corrina is the founder of Bechdel Test Fest – London’s ongoing feminist film festival since 2014. She is a regular film writer, podcaster and is Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch film presenter as well as a juror for the British Independent Film Awards. She is a regular panelist and Q&A host.
Corrina 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 entered film in VOD marketing for Virgin Movies alongside writing for Total Film, F-Word and Huffington Post. Corrina now writes for Cherry Picks.com (specialists in female voices on film), Picturehouse Recommends magazine and contributes essays to specially curated seasons (such as Canada Now and Agnes Varda’s Gleaning Truths). Her work on black female desire on screen will be featured in the forthcoming She Found It at the Movies: Women Writers on Sex, Desire and Cinema in early 2020.
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 also oversaw the comms and community engagement for the opening of West Norwood Library & Cinema, Bromley and Ashford Picturehouse.
She is now Arts and Culture Communications Officer for Hackney (her home town born and bred).