About the team
Alison Klayman (Director, Producer, Cinematographer) Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry is Alison Klayman’s debut feature documentary, which she directed, produced, filmed and co-edited. She is a recipient of the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award for Excellence in Broadcasting, and a Special Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. The Director’s Guild of America also nominated her for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary. She was a Sundance Documentary Fellow and one of Filmmaker Magazine‘s 25 New Faces of Independent Film. She has been a guest on The Colbert Report, as well as CNN and NPR. Klayman lived in China for four years working as a freelance journalist. She speaks Mandarin and Hebrew, and graduated from Brown University in 2006.
Adam Schlesinger (Producer) is an award-winning independent film producer based in New York. He produced the Sundance Film Festival selections: Smash His Camera, which won for Best Director; Page One: Inside the New York Times; and God Grew Tired of Us, winner of the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award.