A docuseries by Select Start Films



Series Overview

Title: Spiritus Creativus

Tagline: In the face of adversity, creativity prevails.

Logline: Showcasing the resilience of the human spirit in overcoming challenges and adversity, highlighting how creativity across a diverse range of fields finds success in serving the community.

Overview: “Spiritus Creativus” is a thought-provoking docuseries spotlighting compelling stories of resilient individuals from an array of creative fields who have harnessed their creative spirit to overcome personal and professional adversities. Each episode delves into the transformative journeys of these extraordinary personalities, from their humble beginnings through their struggles and triumphs, culminating in their current impact on their communities and fields.

Format: Each 40-minute episode focuses on a different individual, uniquely blending their personal narrative with a broader exploration of creativity. 8 episodes in total.

Target Audience: Designed to appeal to a broad demographic, from young adults to seniors, skewing towards the 25-54 age group interested in personal growth, creativity, and inspiring real-life stories.

Visual Style: The series weaves a visual narrative that merges the tangible and hyperbolic. Softly lit, intimate interviews are occasionally amplified by dramatic lighting, while detailed macro shots on stark black backdrops expose unseen intricacies. The storytelling is propelled by the inclusion of larger-than-life, fantastical sequences, immersing viewers in the vibrant world of creativity.

Comparables: Netflix’s “Chef’s Table” and “Abstract: The Art of Design”, boasting high production values, in-depth personal narratives, and compelling visual storytelling.

Why Now?: At a time when resilience, creativity, and community are more vital than ever, “Spiritus Creativus” offers a timely and inspiring exploration of the transformative power of creativity.

The Appeal: “Spiritus Creativus” promises to uplift, inspire, and engage viewers, igniting their own creative spirits and celebrating the human potential for creative resilience.



Tamara Keefe

The Flavor Temptress

Tamara Keefe, the dynamic force behind Clementine’s Naughty and Nice Creamery, exemplifies resilience and creativity. Making the entrepreneurial leap from corporate success, she risked all her savings to fund Clementine’s, delivering orders herself and tirelessly promoting the brand. Her efforts have culminated in Clementine’s national recognition, multiple locations, and the accolade of “sexiest ice cream alive” on Oprah’s O list.

Steve Christensen

North American Ice Cream Association

Steve Christensen, the Ice Cream Bloke and Self-Appointed Headmaster of Scoop School, provides insights into Tamara Keefe’s remarkable journey with Clementine’s. Highlighting her commitment to craft, team, and flavor innovation, he adds depth to the story of Clementine’s success.

Eddie Cajina

Senior Vice President at Meadowvale

Eddie Cajina, a veteran leader at Meadowvale, provides insightful commentary on the meteoric rise of Tamara’s success at Clementine’s Creamery. His emphasis on her innovative approach to flavor and quality underscores the balance between tradition and innovation as a crucial success factor.

Bernie Lee

Chef, Owner of Akar

Bernie Lee, owner of Akar, admires Tamara Keefe’s commitment to quality and local sourcing. Their shared business philosophies and support for superior dining experiences enrich the St. Louis food scene.

Frank Uible


Frank Uible, a seasoned entrepreneur, provides an insightful take on the dynamic success of Clementine’s Creamery. His admiration for the creativity and innovation driving the Creamery is a testament to its national recognition and success.

Tom Huck

World Renowned Printmaker

Tom Huck, a renowned American printmaker, illuminates Tamara Keefe’s transformation of Clementine’s into a nationally recognized brand. He applauds her risk-taking spirit and unwavering determination.

Executive Producer, Creative Director
Nate House
Producer / Director / Director of Photography / Editor
Alexander Beasley
Film Composer
Shabnam Majidi
Story Consultant, Development & Research, Production Support
Tarek Baig
Production Assistant
Brewer Kight
Director in Training
Nolan Beasley

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