The Team

Jean Marie Keevins, Owner, Chief Dreamer and Dream Strategist

Jean Marie is a NYC-based, multi-hyphenate creative and business expert. Known in the arts as an Emmy-nominated supervisor, award-winning producer, writer, puppet artist and designer she is most proud of her role as an all around cheerleader and coach for those who work outside of the box and are on a mission.  

At Little Shadow, Jean Marie is chief creative visionary, business planner and team coach. Based on the knowledge gained working for companies such as Apple, Sesame Workshop, Disney and the like, coupled with her time moonlighting in hedge funds, Jean Marie understands what it’s like to serve the needs of a large engine. As a serial entrepreneur and someone who frequently serves and consults small businesses, Jean Marie also understands how to build and maintain the business itself. Her hybrid approach to her business and creativity is her secret sauce.

For Jean Marie’s extended bio, please click here.

Julia Schemmer, Marketing Associate

Julia (she/her/hers) is a passionate storyteller based in Brooklyn, New York. In 2020, she graduated from Wilmington University with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Marketing. During her time in university, she fell in love with multimedia storytelling, and had the opportunity to intern for the Jim Henson Company, work in the entertainment department of the Disneyland Resort, and spend a gap year rebuilding homes after Hurricane Harvey with the nonprofit All Hands and Hearts – Smart Response. She is a 6x author, TEDx speaker, and avid corgi enthusiast. When she’s not working, you can find her exploring New York City, trying to find the best iced chai lattes in the city.

Shatera McCallum, Associate and Light Bringer

Shatera is an up and coming producer out of Brooklyn, New York. She graduated in 2018 with her bachelors in Communication Technology, with a focus in Television Production. Producing is just one of her many talents along with writing, set dressing, web designing and many more. She has worked on major productions such as Emmy winning Netflix series “When They See Us” as well as HBO’s late night talk show “Wyatt Cenac Problem Areas”. Most recently, on Emmy nominated Apple TV+ & Sesame Workshop “Helpsters”. Outside of her professional work, she is involved in a movie campaign which she will be serving as the assistant director. 

Amy Rush, Logo Designer, Listener and Focus Bringer

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