Neil Canton

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Neil Canton
Born1948 (age 70–71)
Alma materAmerican University
OccupationFilm producer

Neil Canton (born 1948) is an American film producer from New York City best known for his work on the Back to the Future trilogy.[1] Canton currently serves as an instructor and mentor at the American Film Institute Conservatory as a member of the Producing faculty.[citation needed]

Some of his credits include:

His brother, Mark Canton, is also a film producer.


Canton studied at the American University (DC). He graduated in 1970.



  • Western Heritage Awards: Theatrical Motion Picture, for Geronimo: An American Legend (1993).


  • BAFTA Awards: BAFTA Film Award Best Film, for Back to the Future (1985).


  1. ^ "Neil Canton". The New York Times.

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