Filmmaker and Audio Design Desk Founder Gabriel Cowan joined us this past Friday for a live chat with Filmmaker U. He talked with us about his career in Film, as well as his company Audio Desk Design!
Friday, December 4, 2020 at 2:00PM EST/ 11:00AM PST
Gabriel Cowan is a Sundance and IFP fellow as well as an award-winning filmmaker who has produced over 20 feature films. Over a dozen of Cowan’s movies have premiered at major festivals, including « Cheap Thrills « which won the audience award at South By Southwest, and « They Call Us Monsters » which won the 2017 Independent Lens Award. Cowan has worked with Marisa Tomei, Sam Rockwell, Minnie Driver, John Liguizamo, Courteney Cox, Kate Walsh, and many others. As a musician, Gabe is a multi-platinum recording artist and has played with Jackson Browne, Robbie Robertson, Ry Cooder, the Tower Of Power and others. He serves on the boards of Inside Out Writers and Common Sense Media.
Most recently Cowan launched Audio Design Desk, an A.I.-assisted creative tool that reinvents the process of finding and placing sound design, sound effects, and music for film. Audio Design Desk has been named a 2020 SXSW Innovation Awards finalist, a Timmy Awards finalist, and a top-tier finalist at Startupfest, and has won both a SaaS Award and a National Association of Broadcasters Best Of Show Award. It comes with over 20,000 sounds, works 80% faster than any other software, and opens new creative possibilities for all who use it. Go to https://www.add.app/ for more information!
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