Marinna is a filmmaker, writer, and sound artist. She has created visual content for the Nature Conservancy, the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, and Focal Press. She has contributed writing to a variety of publications, including Folklife, The Establishment, and Entropy Magazine. Her sound art has been featured by the University of Pennsylvania, the Owens-Thomas House in Savannah, GA, and the global art project Cities and Memory (Oxford, UK). She is the co-founder of Raconteur Sound, a sound design partnership, located in Los Angeles. Marinna holds a BA in Environmental Studies from Vassar College, and an MFA in Sound Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design.