Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

David Foster: Off the Record

Year: 2019
Country: CANADA
Language: English
Run Time: 97 minutes

David Foster: Off the Record
David Foster: Off the Record
David Foster: Off the Record
David Foster: Off the Record

David Foster is a man of many hats. As a musician, songwriter, arranger, and producer, he has had more success in the music industry than most. His 47 Grammy nominations and 16 wins position him as one of the greatest music producers that has ever lived. This documentary profiles his 30-year career and captures Foster as he prepares for his next great venture—Broadway. The setting presents a new set of challenges as Foster finds the collaborative process starkly different from the independent process of producing. Still, he won’t leave New York City until one of his productions is on a Broadway marquee. In DAVID FOSTER: OFF THE RECORD, you’ll meet the musical genius behind classics such as After the Love Has Gone, I Have Nothing, and All By Myself. Listen to interviews of living legends, including Quincy Jones, Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, and more. Journey into the mind of this prolific producer as he tries his hand at Broadway, determined to have another hit and immortalize himself in EGOT history. — R.R.

CIFF44 Screenings

Friday, March 27, 2020 at 5:00 PM

Capitol Theatre

Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 6:15 PM

Accessibility (?)
Closed Captions: No
Audio Description: No
English Subtitles: No

Music Movies Competition


Barry Avrich

Randy Lennox, Barry Avrich, Caitlin Cheddie

Ken Ng

Eugene Weis

David Foster, Quincy Jones, Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Lionel Richie, Michael Bublé, Josh Groban, Katharine McPhee

Film Contact

Film Sponsors

Consulate General of Canada

Ciuni & Panichi

Community Partners

Playhouse Square

Media Partners

iHeart Media

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