Who We Are


Stephen Humphrey Bogart, the son of acting legends Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, is the steward of the Bogart legacy and the inspiration behind Santana Films. He is the president of the Humphrey Bogart Estate, and the chairman of the annual Humphrey Bogart Film Festival in Key Largo, Florida.Stephen is the author of the non-fiction best-seller Bogart: In Search of My Father and the novels Play It Again and The Remake. He was a producer at ESPN and Court TV, an executive producer of the critically-acclaimed documentary New York at the Movies, narrated by Meryl Streep, and the creator of the award-winning Showtime short Personal Assistant. Stephen also served as writer and producer at NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, The CBS Early Show, and Countdown with Keith Olbermann. Some of his recent speaking engagements have included speaking at the dedication of the new Warner Brothers Theater at the Smithsonian and at Mario Gabelli’s annual Wall Street investment conference, and addressing film festivals in Spain, Chicago, Omaha, and El Paso.


Writer/Producer/Director Steve Anderson is the creative force behind Santana Films. He is the producer/writer/director of our new thriller This Last Lonely Place, a Kickstarter success story, which stars Rhys Coiro, Xander Berkeley and Carly Pope. He also wrote and produced the Sony-released feature The River Murders, starring Ray Liotta, Christian Slater and Ving Rhames. Steve was the producer/director of the free speech documentary F*ck, which was released theatrically by THINKFilm and made audiences laugh and swear at over 100 film festivals around the world. His first film The Big Empty starred Jon Favreau, Kelsey Grammer, Daryl Hannah, Rachael Leigh Cook and Sean Bean. It was released theatrically by Artisan. He is also quite proud of his "Special Thank You" credit on Napoleon Dynamite.

A Peabody Award winner, Steve has shot seven national documentaries for PBS and thousands of hours of broadcast television. He's been charged by lions on the Serengeti Plain, caught fire in the Malibu fires and rattled homeless by an earthquake. He's been blessed by Mother Teresa, drank martinis with Captain Kangaroo, flirted with Raquel Welch and smoked hash with Hunter S. Thompson. Steve's been trained as a Hollywood stunt driver, flown aerial acrobatics and shot hoops with Magic Johnson. He's been shot at in the L.A. riots, chased O.J. up the freeway and lounged in the grotto at the Playboy Mansion. Steve is one of the original guitarists and songwriters in the legendary upstate New York jam band Slipton Fell. He also makes a damn fine meatloaf.