Director and writer

Stella is a director and writer for film and TV.

She has recently directed Killing Eve, the BAFTA winning single drama Sitting in Limbo for BBC One about the Windrush scandal and Trigonometry, Duncan Macmillan’s show for BBC One produced by Tessa Ross/House Productions. Stella also directed Channel 4 drama Through the Gates starring Ria Zmitrowicz and Wunmi Mosaku. The show was nominated for Best Single Drama at BAFTA TV Awards 2019. That same year Stella was named a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit.

Stella started out working in film and was mentored by Sally Potter. Her debut short film Little Soldier was backed by Film London, shot by Robbie Ryan and stars Zawe Ashton. For this, Stella was awarded Best Female Director at the London Short Film Festival, Best International Short at Cork International Film Festival and Best Screenplay at Underwire Festival. She is developing her debut feature with Cecilia Frugiuele and Olivier Kaempfer at Parkville Pictures for BBC Films.




Director of Blocks 1 & 4

Sid Gentle Films for BBC America
Sitting in Limbo
Best Single Drama - BAFTA TV Awards 2021
Writer Stephen S. Thompson
  • Patrick Robinson
  • Leo Wringer
  • Left Bank Pictures for BBC One

    New series for BBC Two written by Duncan Macmillan and Effie Woods

    House Productions for BBC Two
    Writer Georgia Christou
  • Wunmi Mosaku
  • Ria Zmitrowicz
  • Standalone film for Channel 4's drama anthology On the Edge. Nominated for Best Single Drama at BAFTA TV Awards 2019.

    Channel 4


    Writer & Director 

  • Zawe Ashton
  • Amaris Miller
  • Written and directed by Stella Corradi and shot on 16mm by renowned DoP Robbie Ryan BSC, Little Soldier was made under the London Calling scheme awarded by Film London and EEFF in 2015. Little Soldier is a darkly comic drama about the power of one girl’s imagination to change her own world.