|Name Gabriel Cowan|
Role Film director
|Siblings Mandy Wolf|
|Occupation Film producer, musician, film director|
Education California Institute of the Arts
Parents Geoffrey Cowan, Aileen Adams
Movies 3 Nights in the Desert, Breathing Room, Just Before I Go, Growth, Extracted
Similar People Nir Paniry, Christopher Shand, Nora Kirkpatrick, Vincent Piazza, Geoffrey Cowan
Grandparents Peter Adams, Louis Cowan
Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Producer Gabriel Cowan
Gabriel Cowan is a film director, composer and film producer. He has made documentaries, horror films, dramas, and comedies.
- Tribeca Film Festival Interview Producer Gabriel Cowan
- Gabe Cowan Talks About Crowd Funding and IndieGoGo
- Personal life
Gabe Cowan Talks About Crowd Funding and IndieGoGo
Gabriel Cowan was originally a musician. At 18, he worked with Robbie Robertson to score the film Jimmy Hollywood and signed a contract with Geffen Records. He later formed a band with David Arquette that helped score Scream 2 and Scream 3. After an unfulfilling career in which he scored television commercials, Cowan returned to school and graduated with a master's degree in film directing. While at CalArts, he co-wrote and co-directed Breathing Room with John Suits, whom he met at film school. He also directed, shot, and produced Flower in the Gun Barrel, a documentary that explores the complexities of forgiveness and reconciliation in post genocide Rwanda. The film is produced by Amiee Clark and Monica Forouzesh, and is narrated by Martin Sheen. After graduating, Cowan directed Growth, which became the number one horror rental on iTunes. Cowan and Suits then collaborated on Extracted and Static, both of which Cowan co-produced and co-wrote.
In 2012, Cowan directed and produced 3 Nights in the Desert. With New Artists Alliance, which he formed with Suits, he produced Bad Milo!, The Scribbler, and Cheap Thrills.
In 2013, Cowan produced Just Before I Go, Courteney Cox's directorial debut.
Cowan grew up in Los Angeles. His grandfather created The $64,000 Question, and Spike Jonze is his cousin.