Gabriel Cowan

Gabriel Cowan

CEO at Audio Design Desk

Bio Info

Gabriel Cowan is the CEO of Audio Design Desk. He is also a Sundance and International Fellow Program (IFP) member as well as an award winning filmmaker who has produced over 20 feature films. More than a dozen of Cowan’s movies have premiered at major festivals including: "Cheap Thrills", which won the audience award at South By Southwest; "Bad Milo", which Cowan produced with The Duplass Brothers; Academy Award Winner "Adele Romanski", and "They Call Us Monsters", which won the 2017 Independent Lens Award.

Gabe's films have been called “nothing short of iconic” by the Los Angeles Times and “powerful and eye opening” by the Hollywood Reporter. Cowan has worked with Sam Rockwell, Marisa Tomei, Minnie Driver, Frank Grillo, John Liguizamo, Dane Cook, Courteney Cox, Seann William Scott, Kate Walsh, and many others.

As a musician, Gabe is a multi-platinum recording artist who has played and recorded with Jackson Browne, Ry Cooder, Robbie Robertson, and the Tower Of Power. Gabe serves on the boards of Inside OutWriters, an organization that heals trauma through writing classes for kids in juvenile hall, and Common Sense Media, an organization with Eighty Five Million subscribers which promotes better digital citizenship for our children.

He is ready to provide your listeners with unique insights on how technology is changing the way sound and music is synchronized to picture, and its impact on consumers' experience. Book him now!

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Previous Interviews

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Filmmaker U

Filmmaker & Entrepreneur Gabriel Cowan Joins Us Live December 4th at 2PM EST!

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Dig IN Magazine Celebrity Interviews

Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Producer Gabriel Cowan

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Live from NAMM 2022 with Audio Design Desk

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No Film School

Gabriel Cowan of ADD Talks w/ NFS About Narrative Audio Design at NAB 2022 (Full Interview)

Craft Truck: Conversations with film & TV professionals

Craft Truck: Conversations with film & TV professionals

Business of Film #7 – New Artists Alliance

Craft Truck: Conversations with film & TV professionals


SXSW: Gabriel Cowan Talks 'Cheap Thrills'

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