Rich Cowan

Partner of North by Northwest Productions

    RICH COWAN is a partner of North by Northwest Productions, a full-service film and video production company located in Spokane and Boise.

    Founded in 1990 by Rich and two partners, the company delivers in every format and genre—from streaming video, feature films, television shows and commercials—and has established client relationships with top national firms.

    Rich has functioned as producer of Wayne Wang’s A Thousand Years of Good Prayers, Hangman starring Al Pacino, Vengeance: A Love Story starring Nicolas Cage, Norman starring Richard Jenkins and Emily VanCamp, Family Holiday a Lifetime Original Movie, I Am Wrath with John Travolta, Wrong Turn at Tahoe with Cuba Gooding Jr. and Harvey Keitel, and The Big Bang with Antonio Banderas.

    Rich produced and directed The Basket, starring Peter Coyote and Karen Allen. He also directed Shadow of Fear starring James Spader, Aidan Quinn & Robin Tunney and A River Sorrow, starring Ray Liotta, Christian Slater, and Ving Rhames.

    Heartland Film Festival- Crystal Heart Award
    Breckenridge Festival of Film- Best of the Fest Family/Children
    International Family Film Festival- Directors Gold Award
    MovieGuide Award- Best Family Movie of the Year
    (2) Emmy Awards – Northwest Chapter
    Honorary Commander, 92nd Air Refueling Wing, Fairchild Air Force Base