September 6, 2019, Victoria, BC, Canada – Recipient of the Order of Canada and Officer of the Order of Canada, Canadian David Foster will have his documentary David Foster: Off The Record world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on Monday September 9th at the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre, located at 189 Yonge Street in downtown Toronto.
David Foster: Off the Record is a documentary revealing Canadian David Foster’s life, musical journey and legacy. As a proud Canadian, David Foster is a 48-time nominee and 16-time Grammy Award winner (including three for Producer of the Year), three-time Oscar nominee, Golden Globe winner, seven-time Juno Award winner, Emmy Award winner and has the distinguished honour to have his star on both the Canadian and Hollywood Walk of Fame.
“Having witnessed the musical genius of David Foster over the past 30 years has truly been a privilege,” says Michael Ravenhill, CEO of the David Foster Foundation. “I am excited for the rest of the world to have a front-row seat to see the remarkable story and talents of the man behind some of the greatest entertainers and chart-topping hits of our lifetime.”
There will be a post-film premiere Q&A with David Foster and director Barry Avrich. For more information, visit https://www.tiff.net/events/david-foster-off-the-record
About the David Foster Foundation
David Foster is a proud Canadian, Recipient of the Order of Canada, Officer of the Order of Canada, 48-time nominee and 16-time Grammy Award winner (including three for Producer of the Year), three-time Oscar nominee, Golden Globe winner, seven-time Juno Award winner, Emmy Award winner and has the distinguished honour to have his star on both the Canadian and Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is the man behind the biggest hits, with more than half a billion records sold.
Foster launched the David Foster Foundation in his hometown of Victoria in 1986. Across Canada, the David Foster Foundation financially supports families for all non-medical expenses while their children are undergoing lifesaving organ transplants. Thanks to its annual fundraising efforts and the generous support of national partners like WestJet, Aird & Berlis, LLP, Honda Canada Foundation, OUTFRONT Media Canada, and Schnitzer, families receive support for expenses incurred when travelling away from their homes to be with their child during transplant.
Jim & Sandi Treliving, TELUS, The Slaight Family Foundation, Newton Glassman Foundation in partnership with Catalyst Capital Group Inc., Jim Pattison, Parq Vancouver, and the GAIN Group of Companies are the Foundation’s $1 million Life Legacy members.
The Foundation also promotes organ donor awareness and registration in both Canada and the United States. For more information, visit www.davidfosterfoundation.com.