Vashni Korin                           
vashnikorin@gmail.com

Caribbean-American filmmaker and artist based in Los Angeles. Born in New York with roots in Puerto Rico and the West Indies, her cultural background has influenced much of her research as she connects the larger diaspora through folklore, spirituality and celebration.
Education

2016 BA, Journalism, Xavier University of Louisiana, Women’s Tennis Scholarship
Fellowships


2022 Tribeca Film Festival’s Queen Collective Director


2021 Good Pitch Local Puerto Rico | DocSociety

2021/2020 New Orleans Film Society Emerging Voices

2019 Antenna Platform Grant

Filmography


You Can’t Stop Spirit

Aja Monet’s The Upper Room (POST)

Morena (In Production)
Awards

2021 Reel South Award, You Can’t Stop Spirit

2021 Best Documentary Short, London Independent Film Festival

2021 You Can’t Stop Spirit, Best Documentary Short, Indie Memphis Film Festival & Audience Award
2021 You Can’t Stop Spirit, Best Documentary Short Nomination, Blackstar Film Festival





Works
You Can’t Stop Spirit
NY-TIMES OP-DOC selected short by Vashni Korin explores themes of identity, sexual liberation and the freedom that carnival lends in New Orleans amongst Black women. This work received best documentary award in New Orleans Film Festival, Indie Memphis, Reel South award and best short nomination at Blackstar Film Festival.

Times Square Arts Midnight Moments:
Talking Hands –
Watch My Nails Don’t Watch Me
Featuring Amber Wagner / @jstlbby
Nail art: Britney Fahie / @balleriina.brit
Director: Pamela Council / @pamelacouncil
Director of Photography: Vashni Korin / @vash.ni
Editor: Kyra Thompson / @santiaga.info
Assistant Camera: Taylor Garcia / @taylorhgarcia
Art Direction & Set Design: Pamela Council
Shot on location at Reparations Club / @reparations.club
Curator: Anna Harsanyi / @anna1harsanyi


The Q Interview - Adele
Adele sat down with Tom Power for a Canadian exclusive interview about her personal new album,
30, and how it helped her through one of the most turbulent periods of her life.
Directed by: Vashni Korin


Kama Sutra -
Iman Omari
Directed by: Vashni Korin
Filmed by: E.J. McCartney
Produced by: Cavalier



Aja Monet’s -
The Upper Room
(In Production)


Cavalier -
Holla Kid
Directed by: Vashni Korin