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Cindy Cowan is an American film producer and songwriter.

Cowan graduated from Tulane University and attended graduate courses toward a master's degree in Psychology at Harvard. Her producing career began as a producer and writer for a CBS News affiliate in Miami, Florida.[1][2]

In 1995, Cowan co-founded Initial Entertainment Group (IEG) with Graham King. During her tenure as president, IEG had successes that included: an Emmy nomination for Rent-A-Kid starring Leslie Neilson; Emmy, Golden Globe and People's Choice nominations for If These Walls Could Talk; a United Nations Award for Savior starring Dennis Quaid; and Oscar winning Traffic starring Michael Douglas. Additional projects produced by Cowan included Very Bad Things and Robert Altman's Dr. T & the Women.

In 1999, Cowan sold her two-thirds stake in IEG to Splendid Films and started Cindy Cowan Entertainment where she produced Scorched, and Fifty Dead Men Walking.[3][2]

As a songwriter and lyricist, Cowan has written songs for film and TV; an album title track for Engelbert Humperdinck, a chart topping hit "This Love is Forever" for Howard Hewett, and several songs for Pamala Stanley.[4][5]


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  3. ^ Andrew Hindes (1999-06-29). "Cowan sells Initial stake to partner". Variety. Retrieved 2014-07-03. 
  4. ^ "Howard Hewett - It's Time (1994) lyrics at The Lyric Archive". Thelyricarchive.com. Retrieved 2014-07-03. 
  5. ^ "Cindy Cowan | Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-07-03. 

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OK Magazine
Thu, 21 May 2015 17:45:00 -0700

The star-studded group, including TV personality Sibley Scoles, actress Arielle Vandenberg and producer Cindy Cowan, along with IVY Founders, Beri Meric and Philipp Triebel, mixed and mingled with some of Hollywood's leading, young visionaries within ...
OK Magazine
Thu, 21 May 2015 05:46:12 -0700

On May 15 at MAMA Gallery in Los Angeles, California, famed artista and it-girl Petra Collins celebrated her directorial debut with film, Making Space -- a three-part docu-series supported by BB Dakota which focuses on dance as a vehicle for developing ...
Santa monica Observed
Sun, 01 Jun 2014 00:41:15 -0700

Renown Hollywood Film Producer and songwriter Cindy Cowan, opened her stunning Beverly Hills home up to 200 of her closest friends to celebrate her birthday as well as to pay respects to the Troops on Memorial Day Weekend. Lucky guests included ...
Paste Magazine
Wed, 18 Jan 2012 11:12:28 -0800

Producer Cindy Cowan wants you to know that virtually everyone else in the world is just as much in the dark about Red Lights as you and I are. The thinking person's thriller, which debuts this week at Sundance, stars Robert DeNiro, Sigourney Weaver, ...

Globe and Mail

Globe and Mail
Mon, 03 Jun 2013 17:35:18 -0700

Cynthia (Cindy) Cowan loved street theatre and pulling stunts, almost as much as she adored her cats. A couple of months before her death on May 25, she tried to combine all three in a crazy spectacle to attract public attention to her campaign to ...
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:26:15 -0700

A cat-and-mouse pursuit ensues from the sky as law enforcement tries to capture him. Mark Gill brought the project into Millennium, and he and Cindy Cowan will produce. Eye In the Sky was written by Richard D'Ovidio, who wrote The Call and just ...

Globe and Mail

Globe and Mail
Sun, 19 May 2013 17:26:13 -0700

Social activist Cindy Cowan has spent her working life combatting violence against women. “It was a bit of a shock,” she says, to discover that instead of helping others, she was the one who needed a support circle. Ms. Cowan, who has the same rare ...


Thu, 09 Apr 2015 09:52:30 -0700

BMP has set a deal with Boy George, his manager Paul Kemsley and producer Cindy Cowan. In the 1980s, Boy George came to fame as the colorful leader of pop group Culture Club. More recently he has recorded as a solo artist and with his band Brando ...

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