For 15 years, Southeast New England (SENE) Film, Music and Arts hosted one of the premier festivals in New England dedicated to giving life to independent cinema, music & art.
For four years in a row, the SENE Festival was named one of the Top 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee by MovieMaker Magazine, one of the most respected voices in the film industry. In 2022, SENE was also selected as one of 20 Great Film Festivals for First-Time Moviemakersby Moviemaker Magazine.
SENE is now focusing on smaller film, music and art events.
Congratulations to the Finalists of the 2023 SENE Screenwriting Contest: Short Screenplays Best Short Screenplay (tie): “The Ghost” by Allyson Morgan Best Short Screenplay (tie): “The Sibling Rule” by Mari SanGiovanni 3rd Place: “That One Friend” by Chris Esper Top 5 Finalist: “Merrow” by Alexander Seltzer Top 5 Finalist: “The Pirate's Wife” by Laurance Davis
Feature Screenplays Best Feature Screenplay: “Winnie & Clyde” by Matthew Rafferty 2nd Place: “Greetings From Jamaica” by Mari SanGiovanni 3rd Place: “The Pickleball Killer” by Jim Carroll Top 5 Finalist: “Piano Fulla Money” by Will Roane Top 5 Finalist: “Pigcat” by Steven Keith Bogart