Chris Knudson is a performing artist in music, film and television represented by Zephyr Talent in Austin, Texas. As a musician he has lived and worked previously in New York City, Los Angeles and Berlin, Germany, producing, recording and releasing records on Lightstone Records under the Kanude and Val Holler monikers. His music has been featured in HBO's "True Blood" and he found early success while attending The University of Texas at Austin as a composer/musician on Robert Rodriguez' critically acclaimed, low-budget feature film debut El Mariachi. He also books and leads music worship for the "Austin Artist Series" at St. David's Episcopal church in downtown Austin and is a producer and sound engineer for musicians and bands.
Name: Chris Knudson
Lives in: Austin, Texas
Company: Voxala LLC
Occupation: Music Composer, Musician and Actor
The Ironic Death of My Uncle Gary
Film (short) by Johnny Leach (Comedy) Composer Hilarity ensues when Uncle Gary forsakes his right hand in the name of faith - culminating in his inevitable demise.
Television by Alan Ball (Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance and 1 More) Soundtrack The series follows Sookie Stackhouse, a barmaid living in Louisiana who can read people's minds, and how her life is turned upside down when the Vampire Bill, walks into her place of employment two years after vampires 'came out of the coffin' on national television. Written by Tommy Stewart
Film by Robert Rodriguez (Action, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Composer El Mariachi just wants to play his guitar and carry on the family tradition. Unfortunately, the town he tries to find work in has another visitor...a killer who carries his guns in a guitar case. The drug lord and his henchmen mistake El Mariachi for the killer, Azul, and chase him around town trying to kill him and get his guitar case. Written by Josh Pasnak <firstname.lastname@example.org>