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Cowan, Alex

Member since 2015

Working as an archivist, archive stills researcher since 1990 providing film, video, stills and music for a wide variety of documentary, current affairs and entertainment programmes, from one-off UK projects to multi part international co productions, as well as websites and AV displays for museums. Development work in regional and national archival collections Archive budgets, shot listing databases, general research, mastering, clearance licensing services from pre to post production.


Alex Cowan

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The Greatest Party on Earth

Amber TV for BBC (2016) , Archive researcher

NDACA Archive

HLF (2015) , Project Archivist for HLF funded archive project

Britten’s Children

Crux for BBC (2004) , Archive researcher

Queen and Country

Mentorn for BBC (2002) , Archive researcher

Brass Eye Special

Channel 4 (2002) , Archive researcher

War in Europe

Mentorn for Channel 4 (2001) , Archive researcher


Lucy Blakstad films for BBC (2000) , Archive researcher

Beastly Business

20/20 for BBC (1999) , Archive researcher

Everyman: Lockerbie

Laurel for Channel 4 (1999) , Archive researcher


Mentorn for BBC (1997) , Archive researcher

Disabled Century

BBC DPU (1996) , Archive researcher

The American Dream

Atlantic for BBC / Discovery (1994) , Archive researcher

Peoples Century

BBC (1992) , Archive researcher


Channel 4 , Archive researcher (various subjects)