rachelroseknoll @ gmail.com
+1 651 703 2173
The Future Labaratory
Zurich University of the Arts
Rachel Knoll is a Minneapolis-based director and creative.
Rachel holds the record for the most copies owned of the critically acclaimed film, Gigli, learned how to drive motorcycles with a troop of pizza delivery drivers in London, and had Thanksgiving with strangers in the Alaskan wilderness and survived to tell the tale.
She balances her time between working commercially for brands, agencies, and non-profits to create videos, photography, installations, and experiential events, as well as pursuing personal projects. Including most recently receiving a grant from the Jerome Foundation to direct a short film in Alaska. She holds a master’s degree from the school of design at the Royal College of Art in London, and has exhibited/screened work internationally.
Her award-winning shorts have been featured by Vimeo Staff Picks, Vice, booooooom, NPR, The Atlantic and WIRED magazine. Whenever possible Rachel inhabits the space between documentary and fiction filmmaking.
3M — Amtrak — BISSELL — Bauer — Belize Tourism Board — Capella University — Commerce Bank — Days Inn — Department of Natural Resources — Elevate MN — Everytown for Gun Safety — GiveMN — Intelligent Nutrients — Lighthouse Center for the Arts UK — Olson — Soona — St. David's Center for Child & Family Development — Summit Academy — Supercuts — Tourism Malaysia — Theaterhaus Gessnerallee —University of Minnesota — Walker Art Center — Vimeo
UK — Belize — Malaysia — China — Japan
Canada — Switzerland — all across the US