The Team

We are a team of passionate filmmakers who appreciate the importance of your wedding day!  We want you to relax and enjoy the day so we pride ourselves on staying behind the scenes while capturing your ceremony and reception in a creative and profession manner.

Read our bios below and follow the Palmer Productions Instagram to keep up with the team's adventures!


cinematographer + editor

loves...Pelicans basketball, crawfish, and his sisters.


Joe is a business graduate of Louisiana State University.  He has always had an artistic eye, and he brings a fresh perspective to the Palmer Productions team.  As lead cinematographer and editor, Joe will capture the special moments of your wedding without you even noticing he is there!



loves...Kate Spade, traveling, and Nutella. 

Julie graduated from Texas A&M University in 2014 with an English degree.  She is currently attending LSU at the Manship School for a master's in Mass Communication.  Julie thought she wanted to be an English teacher until she started working in video production her junior year at Texas A&M with 12th Man Productions. Her passion for video production started then and she hasn't stopped since! Julie's other passions include teaching herself the piano and trying every wings flavor possible.  You can usually find her with a camera or next to a bag of pretzels and nutella.


editor tea, photography, and editing.

Being a New Orleanian, Shainna was born with a love for all things Art related. She enjoys the usual things: fixing big breakfasts on Saturday mornings, watching Netflix on rainy days, and of course spending all of her money on food at festivals, which you just can't get of around here! After Graduating from the University of New Orleans in 2012 with a Film Arts degree, Shainna's passion for film making amplified and she knew that it was what she wanted to do for the rest of her life. Shainna loves being able to start with an idea and watch it blossom into something amazing!


creative director 

loves...her puppy (Bacchus), hubby (Chris), coffee, wine, and sushi.

MaryClare (Palmer) Serio founded Palmer Productions in 2009 after graduating from LSU in Broadcast Journalism.  She has always been obsessed with preserving memories...evident in her excess of Facebook photo albums and two hour graduation video chronicaling her best friends' and her high school adventures.

Recently a bride herself, MaryClare has a unique appreciation for what the wedding experience entails.  She truly enjoys editing wedding films...often finding herself tearing up over a sweet set of vows or emotional father daughter dance.


brand manager

loves...his puppy (Bacchus), his wife (MC), Spotify, the beach, and cigars.

Chris Serio spent his days at LSU talking sports on the radio for KLSU and starting his own TV shows such as the Sports Spectacular and The College Kitchen (he loves to cook!!).  Upon graduating, Chris realized weddings were a great opportunity to flex his creativity in exciting and ever changing scenes.