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Corrina is the founder of Bechdel Test Fest – London’s ongoing feminist film festival since 2014.

She is a regular film writer for Empire magazine and is Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch film presenter. This year Corrina wrote and voiced a documentary on Ava DuVernay for BBC’s Inside Cinema as part of their Black History Season.

She is a regular panelist, Q&A host and contributor to various podcasts as well as a juror for the British Independent Film Awards.

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 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 Communications Officer for Hackney (her hometown born and bred), and in 2020 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.