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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]

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

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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