Neil Canton is probably best known for producing the legendary BACK TO THE FUTURE trilogy, now widely considered an American classic.
With a degree in Government and Public Administration from American University in Washington, DC, Canton first worked in Hollywood as assistant to Peter Bogdanovich on WHAT'S UP, DOC?, PAPER MOON and NICKELODEON. He then spent two years on Orson Welles's THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND before leaving to work with Walter Hill on THE WARRIORS.
His other producing credits include THE ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI, THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK, TRESPASS, GERONIMO, MONEY TRAIN, DUETS, GET CARTER, ANGEL EYES, TRAPPED and INTERSTATE 60.
Canton is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Producers Guild of America.
He currently serves as the Senior Filmmaker-in-Residence for Film Producing in the MFA program at the American Film Institute Conservatory, and has several film projects currently in development.
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