Alison Klayman, a freelance journalist and documentary filmmaker, began shooting her debut documentary feature, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, while living in China from 2006-2010. She followed the artist/activist for two years, gaining unprecedented access to his life and work. When Chinese authorities detained Ai for three months in the spring of 2011, Klayman made numerous media appearances to speak about Ai and her project, including on CNN International and The Colbert Report. She has produced radio and television feature stories for PBS Frontline, National Public Radio, AP Television and others. She has been named a Sundance Documentary Producing Fellow and included in Filmmaker Magazine’s annual list of “25 New Faces of Independent Film.” Klayman graduated from Brown University with honors, completing a B.A. in History in 2006. She speaks Mandarin Chinese and Hebrew.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Alison Klayman and other top speakers and celebrities.