Bronwyn Cornelius is a Sundance award-winning producer, and ardent supporter of female content creators and diverse voices behind and in front of the camera. She most recently developed and produced the critically-acclaimed Clemency, starring Academy Award-nominated Alfre Woodard, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival (US Dramatic Competition), and will be released by NEON in late 2019, accompanied by an awards push. She is also attached to Taste of Power, which chronicles the journey of Elaine Brown, the only woman to ever lead the Black Panther Party. The film teams Bronwyn with Academy Award-nominated producer Robbie Brenner and Clemency director Chinonye Chukwu.
Bronwyn's overall career experience includes projects with Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros and Gracie Films, where her work in features began alongside a veteran studio line producer on such Academy Award-winning movies as Jerry Maguire and As Good As It Gets.
Her award-winning independent features include SXSW Jury Award-winner Made In China (IFC Films) and the LA-based immigrant drama Greencard Warriors (AMC Independent/HBO), which received nearly 2 million online views. Her other films include critically-acclaimed Never Here (Vertical / Starz), starring Mireille Enos and Oscar-nominated Sam Shepard in his final film (The Guardian, "Biggest Films of Autumn 2018." 4/5 stars), and several socially-minded documentaries. Bronwyn also Executive Produced short film Distortion, which was chosen to be part of Joe Biden’s White House initiative "It’s On Us," as part of their campus outreach to stop sexual assault.
Bronwyn is currently developing coming of age feature The Bang Bang Girls and Kenya-based political thriller The Czar, as well as several television projects, including comedy series A Brief History of Misogyny, and a female-driven dark comedy series inspired by her time working on Wall Street.
Bronwyn’s other professional experience comprises several years on Wall Street as an institutional equities sales trader, and in global public relations and communications in Hong Kong, New York and Los Angeles. She is regularly invited to speak at film festivals and filmmaker events globally, is Board Chair Emerita and remains actively involved with the international non-profit GlobalGirl Media, and is a member of SAG-AFTRA and the Producers’ Guild of America.