Albert was presented with the Jury Award for Best Regional Film tonight for his film Descendants of the Past, Ancestors of the Future at the Southeast New England (SENE) Film, Music & Arts Festival in Providence, RI at the historic Columbus Theatre. In his acceptance speech, Albert thanked festival founders Philip Capobres and Don Farias for supporting regional filmmakers over the years and noted how much the festival has grown in scope and quality since his participation in the festival at the 1st Annual SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival back in 2009. His previous filmmaking effort The Commitment won both the Jury Award and the Audience Award for Best LGBT Film in 2013 at the festival.