Corine Dhondee is a London based screenwriter and director whose narratives and documentaries have screened at BAFTA and OSCAR-qualifying film festivals. Corine’s short film Bradford Young : Cinema Is The Weapon (2019).about the esteemed cinematographer of, “When They See Us, Arrival, Selma, Mother of George” screened at film festivals including the BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta and Urbanworld. The film was called ground breaking by the director Larry Clarke. The film also screened at community centres, colleges and HBCU’s.
In addition to this, 2019 saw Corine travel to the BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta sponsored by the British Film Council. Being in Atlanta and Urbanworld in New York, attending workshops led by esteemed Black leaders was a life changing experience. This coupled with working as the assistant to the esteemed director Armando Iannucci on the award winning film “The Personal History of David Copperfield” was the catalyst she needed to complete her screenplay Quiet Storm. In 2020 the screenplay progressed to the second stage of the Sundance Development Lab 2021.
In 2020 she began a mentorship as part of the Director’s UK programme with documentary Executive Producer Mark Dolan and is currently developing a short, The Gift, which explores how a filmmaker in London is assisting people to grieve. .
As a PA she worked on the following features and HETV shows, Fearless, Sharknado 5, and Solo: A Star Wars Story. As Director's Assistant she worked alongside Armando Iannucci on The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019) and Will Sharpe on the feature film The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2020).
In 2021 she was commissioned to adapt a best selling trilogy, she worked as a PA on the Marvel show Secret Invasion and in 2022 she is assisting the esteemed Director Julian Farino on his latest feature film Our Man From Jersey for Netflix. Corine's film The Messenger of Joy and Sorrow about the power of faith is in the final stage of completion.
Corine is a member of BFI Network x BAFTA crew, Director's UK and the Writers Guild of Great Britain.