Rachel Falcone is an artist and documentary producer/director. Before starting Storyline, Rachel traveled across the United States with the Peabody award-winning national oral history project StoryCorps, and she has worked as a producer with EarSay, Inc. and Incite Pictures. Rachel has taught oral history and storytelling for movement-building in collaboration with institutions like the Museum of the City of New York and Parsons The New School for Design. She consults on transmedia storytelling and impact campaigns for nonprofit organizations and media projects. Rachel studied philosophy at University College London and Vassar College.
Michael Premo is an artist, journalist and filmmaker. In addition to his work with Storyline, he has created original film, radio, and theater with numerous companies including Hip-Hop Theater Festival, The Foundry Theater, The Civilians, and the Peabody Award winning StoryCorps. Michael's photography has appeared in publications like The Village Voice, The New York Times, and Het Parool, among others. Recent projects with Storyline include the multi-platform project 28th Amendment: Housing is a Human Right, the participatory documentary Sandy Storyline, and award-winning short film and exhibit Water Warriors. For the Corporation for Public Broadcasting he helped produce Veterans Coming Home, a multi-platform public media series distributed by PBS. Michael consults on participatory documentary processes, impact strategy, and civic engagement through Storyline and the Interaction Institute for Social Change. A recent highlight of that work includes working as an impact producer for the film This Changes Everything by Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein. He has participated in civic artist-in-residencies with The Laundromat Project and the National Resource Defense Council. Michael is on the Board of Trustees of A Blade of Grass and A Center for Story-Based Strategy.