Since a child I have had a love and passion for cinema and the art form of film production. The first wonderful thing I realized is that the story is the art and everyone has a story, so to me everyone had art and I wanted to capture this with a camera. I want to be able to emotionally move people through story and film.
In the past seven years I have worked as a freelancer on projects from documentaries, commercials, music videos, and short films. My recent projects include the Artists Music Guild’s production of "A History of Music in the United States" that was aired on PBS and my own documentary " "A Filmmakers Manifesto", about my journey as a filmmaker and the struggles and triumphs of getting a film made.
I consider myself a director and cinematographer at heart, but I also specialize in almost ever area of film production: Producing, editing, lighting, writing, set design, director of photography, live-production, event planning, new media, photography, production consulting, marketing.
Unique traits: Independent Filmmaking
"Joe and Buddy Kill a Guy"
Film (short) by Be Wrighteous Productions Director, Cinematographer Joe (Sean Riehm) and Buddy (Kevin Aoussou) try to save their jobs. Chris (Chris Chewning) throws a wrench in their plans. Or does he?
Film (short) by Be Wrighteous Productions Director, Cinematographer This film was made for the Charlotte, "48 Hour Film Project". Film was written, shot, edited, and music scored it 48 hours. The 48 Hour Film project is one of the most competive international film festivals in the world. I had an amazing team for this project and I was so proud of everyones passion and drive to make films. "FUGUE" is being prepared for some film festivals in 2015.
Artists Music Guild's "Hands of Hope"
Video by IHN Productions LLC/ Chris Knowls Cinematographer
"Mutiny Of One" Sentient Films
The Artists Music Guild" Emmy Submission:60 Second Best Of Clip
Editor, Cinematographer The Artists Music Guild" Emmy Submission:60 Second Best Of Clip
The Othert Women
Film (short) Director, Cinematographer
York Technical College
Robert Rodriguez "Rebel without a Crew"