Studied film theory in Lillehammer and worked at Nordisk Film in Bergen, before graduating in filmproduction at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
She attended the MEGA Master in audio-visual management in Ronda, Spain. Knudsen is an EAVE producer and attended The Pixel Lab in 2013.
Her latest production GNADE (Mercy) premiered in the 62. Berlinale´s competition.