Interviews - 2009
Chris Knox's music career began with legendary Dunedin punk band The Enemy, followed by post-punk heroes Toy Love, then the Tall Dwarfs and his own solo work. Knox has appeared as a film reviewer on arts TV shows The Edge and Backch@t, and hosted the series The New Artland. He was also the man behind the long-running Max Media cartoon strip in the NZ Herald. As a singer-songwriter and music video director, Knox was known as a pioneer of lo-tech, DIY classics. For this special two-part ScreenTalk interview, Flying Nun founder Roger Shepherd chatted with Knox about his life and career.
In this ScreenTalk, Knox talks about:
Part two of this interview can be found here, where Knox talks about moving into making his own videos, being a TV film reviewer and presenter, and Max Media.
Interview by Roger Shepherd, directed by Clare O'Leary. Camera and editing by Leo Guerchmann.