True Aim Productions is a documentary ﬁlm production company in Rhinebeck, New York. Alison Guss is owner and Executive Producer.
Alison Guss has thirty years of experience in documentary storytelling, producing and directing for the broadcast, cultural institutions, and live events. Her expertise lies in ﬁnding the right story for the right venue, then presenting that story in a way that is both visually lyric and emotionally gripping.
Alison has created films for clients as diverse as HISTORY, A+E Television Networks, the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, the World Science Festival and PBS. Recent projects include "The Nation We Build Together," six films on democracy and civic engagement for the National Museum of American History (2016) and "The Poor People's Campaign," two films about Martin Luther King's last civil rights campaign (2017). She also recently completed 38 profiles of recent immigrants for a permanent exhibit at the Ellis Island National Monument and several films about the US Constitution for the National Archives. Her work is on permanent display at the National Museum of American History, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the National Portrait Gallery, The Chicago History Museum and Ford's Theatre.
Alison also has extensive broadcast experience. She senior produced over fifty hours of television for A&E Television Networks, including Biography, Biography Close Up with Harry Smith (Emmy Award nominee), and many specials for A&E and HISTORY. She also co-produced an episode of The American Experience about the Civilian Conservation Corps for PBS.