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Steve Carlis hands on with “The Bumblebee Flies Anyway”

Steve Carlis hands on with “The Bumblebee Flies Anyway”

Steve Carlis hands on with “The Bumblebee Flies Anyway”


Steve Carlis has been associated with some great films in the past.  One of the most memorable works he was involved in was The Bumblebee flies anyways which is based on the novel written by Robert Cormier.  Steve Carlis had a major role in this film as executive producer overseeing the work of the producers on behalf of the studio.

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As Executive Producer Steve Carlis responsibilities included but were not limited to the following:


  • Ensuring the film is completed on time
  • Ensuring the film is completed within budget
  • Ensure the film is completed to agreed artistic and technical standards


The Bumblebee Flies Anyway is a film starring Elijah Wood which came out in 1999.  The character portrayed by Elijah Wood goes by the name of Barney Snow.  The film starts off with Barney Snow waking up in a hospital with no recollection of why or how he got there.  The only things that come to mind is his name and some vague recollections of a car accident.


Barney Snow soon comes to the realization that he is placed in a temporary home where all the other residents in this youth clinic are dying from some sort of terminal diseases or illness.  The story has many plots and twists which can be attributed to the writers, actors and of course Executive producers such as Steve Carlis.


In his years of service to the entertainment business Steve Carlis has brought with him a passion and dedication that is second to none in the entertainment industry.  Along with The Bumblebee Flies Anyway Steve Carlis has helped produced such favorites as:


Slingblade (1996) which went on to receive two time Academy Award Nominations.  For more information on Steve Carlis and the wonderful work he has done throughout his career check out engage news wire and Merit worthy.