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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’s most recent production is BONNEVILLE, a feature film currently in post-production starring Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates and Joan Allen.

May formed SenArt Films in August of 2000. Prior to the formation of SenArt Films, May was President of a nationally recognized security firm.