Noah Cowan, former co-director of the Toronto Global Movie Pageant (TIFF), has died on the age of 55.
Cowan’s publicist showed he died Wednesday in Los Angeles after being recognized with glioblastoma in December 2021.
Cowan’s occupation climb on the pageant started when he took a volunteer process on the field workplace in 1981.
He held quite a lot of positions on the fest till he joined a workforce that helped identify the Middle of the night Insanity program in 1988, taking on as lead the next yr and operating the cult-film program till 1996.
Cowan additionally ran Cowboy Photos, an indie movie distributor in New York Town that supplied strengthen for first-time filmmakers, from 1993 to 2001, overlapping with a few of his years at TIFF.
He returned to the pageant as co-director in 2004, preserving the location till he was inventive director of the TIFF Bell Lightbox from 2008 to 2014.