Hey, I'm Raymond!
New York, New York
Raymond Knudsen is a film director, producer and recent graduate from the Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts. Knudsen aims to tell slice-of-life stories within the worlds of bodybuilding, American football and dysfunctional families that remind people they are not alone. He has a plethora of national recognition that includes a 2014 Burt Reynolds Scholarship, 2019 National Television Broadcast with PBS and over 40 film festival screenings. Knudsen founded Big Blue Pictures in 2020.
Most recently, Knudsen produced 4th and Forever: Muck City, a new online series for CuriosityStream and HBO Max. He also produced Monkey Bars, a short film featuring Milly Shapiro (Hereditary) and executive produced by Ethan Lazar (The Witch). The film premiered on NoBudge in 2021.
Weapons and Their Names
Unable to contend with the loss of her stepfather, a naive teenage girl skips school with her best friend to shoot guns in rural Florida.
This project got the green light!
A bodybuilding fever dream fueled by childhood trauma, food porn and acid techno music.