Alison Klayman is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and journalist based in New York. 


Her most recent film is THE 100 YEARS SHOW, a Grand Prize winner at the Heartland Film Festival with upcoming screenings at DOC NYC. Past projects include AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY and freelance contributions to various multimedia outlets including National Public Radio, The New York Times, PBS Frontline, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and more. She is the recipient of the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism.

Occasionally she shoots client and branded work upon request. 


Featured Projects 

the 100 years show

Carmen Herrera is one of the oldest working artists today. She was a pioneering abstract painter in the '40s and '50s, but only recently found the recognition that eluded her for most of her career, as she approaches her 100th birthday.
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A documentary that chronicles artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and gets into an increasing number of clashes with the Chinese government. 

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The Night Witch

This New York Times animated Op-Doc explores the life of Nadezhda Popova, known as Nadia, who became a World War II hero as part of a Soviet all-female bombing regiment. 

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