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True Stories projects, like all documentary productions, are collaborations. We are honored and thrilled to work with a core group of immensely talented and accomplished professionals, including the fine team below:


Jordan Olshansky

President/Director/Executive Producer

Combining his background as a brand strategist with his passion for documentary filmmaking, Jordan started True Stories 20 years ago. He is proud to collaborate with these brilliant people and call them his friends.

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Andrew Funkhouser

Before his current role producing all major True Stories projects, Andrew bartended at a Michelin-starred restaurant, was a documentary field producer, and worked at a local TV station. Andrew masterfully manages schedules, clients, talent & crew all with a smile on his face and a can-do attitude.

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Emmet Shipway

Creative Lead

Emmet is our creative problem-solver. Over the last eight years, Emmet has influenced countless True Stories projects. His roles have included producing, camera operating, editing, animating, color grading, sound designing, and French-English translation. In his spare time he plays professional Ultimate Frisbee.


Scarlett Urbano

Field Producer/ Editor

A true filmmaking Swiss Army Knife - Scarlett has  directed, produced, shot, edited, and acted in video content. For True Stories she produces, edits and interviews in both Spanish and English.


Chasmin Moses

Program Partner

Leveraging her extensive ten-year experience in learning and leadership development, Chasmin contributes her expertise in strategic planning and networking to aid in the development and implementation of key initiatives.


Zak Piper


An Emmy Award-Winning Documentary Producer Zak brings over 20 years of experience, top-notch talent and enthusiasm to special True Stories projects. Zak has been a director, and a location sound recordist.


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