The vision and brainchild of Robert May, a former security industry head who has applied a unique customer driven philosophy and process to film, SenArt Films set out to discover new talent, uncover worthy scripts and advance all aspects of production. SenArt facilitates projects anywhere from conception through post-production, sale and delivery.
SenArt Films projects include the upcoming film BONNEVILLE, starring Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates and Joan Allen, THE WAR TAPES, a feature documentary released in summer 2006, Errol Morris' Oscar® winning THE FOG OF WAR: ELEVEN LESSONS FROM THE LIFE OF ROBERT S. MCNAMARA, released by Sony Pictures Classics in fall 2003, Tom McCarthy's THE STATION AGENT, released by Miramax in fall 2003 and Steve James' STEVIE, a Lions Gate 2002 release
Robert May’s most recent production is BONNEVILLE, a feature film starring Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates and Joan Allen. May is also the producer of THE WAR TAPES, winner of Best Documentary at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival and Best International Documentary at BritDoc 2006.
May executive produced Errol Morris’ Oscar® winning film THE FOG OF WAR: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (acquired by Sony Picture Classics), which premiered at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival. THE FOG OF WAR has also won numerous awards for Best Documentary including The National Board of Review, the Chicago Film Critics, the Los Angeles Film Critics, the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics and the Independent Sprit Award.
May produced THE STATION AGENT (acquired by Miramax Films), with director Tom McCarthy. The film won the Audience Award, The Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award and an Acting Award for Patricia Clarkson at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival, where it was acquired by Miramax. Appearing on over 60 Critics Top Ten Lists, THE STATION AGENT tied MYSTIC RIVER for the most SAG award nominations and was nominated for a WGA, won a BAFTA for best original screenplay and has won other numerous awards including two Independent Sprit Awards for best first screenplay and the John Cassavetes award as well as recognition on the National Board of Review as one of the top 10 films of 2003.
May also executive produced STEVIE (acquired by Lions Gate Films), a critically-acclaimed documentary by Oscar® nominated HOOP DREAMS director Steve James. STEVIE won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2002 International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam and the Excellence in Cinematography Award at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival.
May formed SenArt Films in August of 2000. Prior to the formation of SenArt Films, May was President of a nationally recognized security firm.
joined SenArt Films in 2003. She is the associate producer
of BONNEVILLE, a feature film starring Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates
and Joan Allen. She is the co-producer of THE WAR TAPES,
winner of Best Documentary at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival and
Best International Documentary at BritDoc 2006.