Alex Schein Is a multimedia producer and part-time faculty at Temple University. He has directed and produced numerous promotional films for organizations, independent artists, and institutions such as The Common Fire Foundation, Frack Action, The New School for Public Engagement, and Swarthmore College. Currently he serves as a creative director for the African-American Policy Forum and produces content for WHYY, the local PBS affiliate in Philadelphia, as well as the Laura Flanders Show on GritTV. While a graduate student at the School of Media Studies at The New School, Schein worked as the lead editor and sound engineer of the short film AWednesday - an official selection of the 2014 NYC Downtown Short Film Festival. His documentary film, Making Sense, profiles the rising maker and micro-manufacturing movement in Philadelphia and made its world premiere in New York City at the 2014 DOC NYC Film Festival.
Thea Chaloner is a multimedia producer and part-time professor at Temple University. She has a decade of experience in public radio (WQXR, KCRW), most recently as Contributing Producer for Meet the Composer, featured on Radiolab (WNYC). She's freelanced for This American Life, Storycorps, and The Washington Post, and works commercially as a voiceover actress. Her radio stories include reflections on 9/11, a visit to a prison culinary program, and a personal account of her relationship to her iPhone. She likes stories that make you stop washing the dishes and lean in.